Sunday, October 7, 2007

Economic Justice

*12% of American Children don't have any insurance coverage at all
*The U.S. Ranks 37th in the world for infant mortality
*One-in-five U.S. jobs does not provide health insurance, a pension, or wages high enough to support a family
*For a family of 4, one year of health insurance costs an average of 11,000
*Over 1/2 of all bankruptcy filings in 2001 were a result of medical expenses

How much do you know about inequality? Take this on-line test to find out!
http://inequality.cornell.edu/~webmaster/cgi-bin/inequiz

http://inequality.cornell.edu/academics/Aug%2022%20controversies_2007_syllabus1.pdf

Los Angeles Program - Meals in a Backpack - Story and Video
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/10/15/eveningnews/main3369975.shtml

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