On public health this government is in the pocket of big business and sleazy lobbyists | Left Foot Forward

This is an excellent MUST READ article from Diane Abbott MP,

Diane Abbott, Member of Parliament of the Unit...

Diane Abbott, Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom for Hackney North and Stoke Newington (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

published in the progressive blog Left Foot Forward.

via On public health this government is in the pocket of big business and sleazy lobbyists | Left Foot Forward.

The article focuses on the power of the big-business lobby, in this case the tobacco industry.

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Health reform: Mississippi spurning | The Economist

English: President Barack Obama's signature on...

English: President Barack Obama’s signature on the health insurance reform bill at the White House, March 23, 2010. The President signed the bill with 22 different pens. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is an excellent MUST READ article from the Economist.

via Health reform: Mississippi spurning | The Economist.c

It looks like, based upon the example of Mississipi, that Obamacare will fail to achieve its political objectives – the poor in Mississipi may indeed receive worse healthcare.

Any thoughts?

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