The new Third World

Ring, Ray
August 2009
High Country News;8/31/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 15, p3
The article offers information on the free medical clinic held last August 13 to 18, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Thousands of those who cannot afford tending to their medical conditions due to lack or absence of health insurance went to the medical clinic, though only 6,000 people were only treated. Such scenario is said to be similar to the Third World. U.S. President Barack Obama, on the other hand, held meetings in the Western region of the nation regarding health care reform.


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