Interesting two part report by the Los Angeles Times:
The 90s: Private Boom Stingy on Public Good
As individual wealth scaled lofty heights, spending on America's common needs didn't keep up.
First of two parts
AMID NATIONWIDE PROSPERITY, ERS SEE A GROWING EMERGENCY
Ambulances are being turned away, patients are being billeted in hospital hallways. The country's capacity for treatment can't keep pace with rising demand.
Second of two parts http://www.latimes.com/news/nationwo...080601er.story
Aug 7, '01
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