“TAX TIMMY’S FRIENDS”: NURSES FOLLOW OBAMA TO FRANCE


Here’s my report for Alternet on labor’s push for a Financial Transactions Tax:

NNU co-president and 37-year nursing veteran Karen Higgins says she and her co-workers “see the fallout” of a broken economy on a daily basis at work. “We’ve been watching patients coming in sicker because they can’t afford health insurance, or they have health insurance but they can’t they can’t afford the co-pays, or they can’t afford the test…So what happens is they get sicker, and we see things that could have been preventable that now are not.”

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