Monthly Archives: September 2011

No Job, No Insurance, No Health Care…Death

This story made headlines recently.  An unemployed24-year old man without health insurance died after a tooth infection spread to his brain because he couldn’t afford treatment. His death could have been prevented if he’d gone to a dentist and had the … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Working

Some of you may think that I’m not getting a lot of benefit out of working, given that my paycheck is less than the unemployment check I had been receiving. And since I’m not getting “Benefits” – health insurance, paid … Continue reading

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Quick Link

No time for a full blog post but I wanted to draw your attention to this article: Down and Out in LA: When the Middle Class Goes Homeless It’s not getting better – not fast enough. Bookmark on Delicious Digg … Continue reading

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