The Societal Ramifications & Consequences of the Making and Taking of Food

This site dedicated to the matters of food above and beyond the mere satiation of flavors on one's palette; but rather the ramifications to society from the consequences of how its' production, distribution, and nutrition affect living systems. How we sow, reap, harvest, legislate and base our economic systems on food is key to how we ultimately treat each other and the Earth.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

John Conyers 10 Reasons for Health Care Reform

10 Excellent Reasons for National Health Care offers an array of powerful arguments for why and how this could become a reality. With fact-filled chapters written by leading physicians, health care professionals, policy makers, business-people, labor organizers, and others, this book shows how a national health care system is simpler, more inclusive, saves money, is good for business, will reduce health care disparities, and is a fundamental human right. Regardless of what bias you may be entering the health care reform debate with, you owe it to yourself to read the explanations in this book for why:
It's good for our health
It costs less and saves money
It will assure high-quality health care for all Americans
It's the best choice - morally and economically
It may be a matter of life or death
It will let doctors and nurses focus on patients
It will reduce health care disparities
It will eliminate medical debt
It will be good for labor and for business
It's what most Americans want
10 Excellent Reasons for National Health Care offers powerful ammunition in favor of a fundamental change to American health care—and shows how we really can develop a comprehensive national health program for the United States.

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