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Aug. 1, 1981 Some 15,000 air traffic controllers strike. President Reagan threatens to fire any who do not return to work within 48 hours, saying they "have forfeited their jobs" if they do not. Most stay out, and are fired August 5.
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'Too Damn High': Why We Spend So Much on Health Care
Posted On: Mar 14, 2014
March 14, 2014 | HEALTHCARE | We spend a lot of money on health care in the United States. In fact, Americans pay far more for health care per person than any of the other 33 OECD countries – $2,800 higher than the next closest country and two-and-a-half times the OECD average. [Note: OECD is the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.] Is this investment paying off? Not really. Despite the billions we funnel into our health care system, the United States lags many other major countries on key health outcomes. Continue reading at aflcio.org.
 
 
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