December 2, 2008

Understanding Health Care

Part 1:
I once tried to explain to a Norwegian woman why it was so hard for me to find health insurance. I'd had breast cancer, I told her, and she looked at me blankly. "But then you really need insurance, right?" Of course, and that's why I couldn't have it.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

Part 2:
Check out the US and Cuba sitting right next to each other. Can you say outlier?

(quote via Project Censcored's Practices in Health Care and chart via the Atlas of Global Inequality)

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