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Subject: Tea-Bagger induced austerity hurting our health Date: 4/29/2013 12:14 AM
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http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/28/us-austerity-idUSB...

(Reuters) - Austerity is having a devastating effect on health in Europe and North America, driving suicide, depression and infectious diseases and reducing access to medicines and care, researchers said on Monday.

Detailing a decade of research, Oxford University political economist David Stuckler and Sanjay Basu, an assistant professor of medicine and an epidemiologist at Stanford University, said their findings show austerity is seriously bad for health.

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Subject: Re: Tea-Bagger induced austerity hurting our hea Date: 4/29/2013 12:23 AM
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Austerity in NorthAmerica? WHAT austerity in North America?

Last I checked we were running trillion dollar deficits here in the US. So is Mexico or Canada on an austerity program?

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Subject: Re: Tea-Bagger induced austerity hurting our hea Date: 4/29/2013 6:58 AM
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My understanding, based on other reviews of this book, is that research shows that people in countries with more financial equality--for example, who don't cut social and health spending during widespread economic disasters--have overall better mental and physical health during disasters.

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Subject: Re: Tea-Bagger induced austerity hurting our hea Date: 4/29/2013 7:44 AM
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Austerity in NorthAmerica? WHAT austerity in North America?

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Socialists believe that if you reduce the growth rate of spending it's austerity.

Even with the Sequestor 2013's budget is still more than 2012's.

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