Enjoying the recession? Then you’ll love Initiative 1033

Commentary | October 29, 2009 | By John Burbank | Real Change News

As our ballots arrive in the mail, we can all weigh in on one issue central to our health, wellbeing and future. Our economy is in the tank, unemployment is rising and health coverage is being cut back. The private sector, led by the major financial institutions, including the now-defunct Washington Mutual, promoted a trillion-dollar financial bubble. It burst. Regular people - those who go to work, do their jobs, and don't get to call the shots - have been left holding an empty bag. So what are we left with?

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