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Show #18 on the Robin Hood Tax, Postal Worker Hunger Strike & Supreme Court Decision on Health Law

Show #18 on the Robin Hood Tax, Postal Worker Hunger Strike & Supreme Court Decision on Health Law

In this show Kevin and Margaret discuss Julian Assange's appeal to the country of Ecuador for asylum and Moody's downgrade of top banks including 5 of the top 6 in the US. The first guest, Dr. Paul Zeitz, talks about the launch of the US campaign for a Financial Transactions Tax (FTT) known as the Robin Hood Tax and the status of the FTT in Europe (RobinHoodTax.org). Second guest, Tom Dodge, a postal worker from Baltimore, explains the intentional drive to privatize the US postal service and why he and other postal workers are starting a hunger strike in Congress on June 25 (http://www.facebook.com/PostalWorkersUnited?ref=ts). Dr. Carol Paris, practicing psychiatrist & outspoken advocate for a national Medicare for all health system, explains what she went through to try to solve the health care crisis in the US and why she is closing her practice here and practicing in New Zealand. She is one of 50 physicians who filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court. See SinglePayerAction.org.

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