Occupy Wall Street buys $15 million of Americans' medical debt
(Reuters) - An Occupy Wall Street spin-off group has bought up $14.7 million worth of Americans' personal medical debt and forgiven it over the last year as part of its Rolling Jubilee project, the group announced Monday.
G. K. Chesterton:
Of gold she would not wear so much as a seal-ring, choosing to store her money in the stomachs of the poor rather than to keep it at her own disposal.
Nothing will be done until we have realized that charity is not giving rewards to the deserving, but happiness to the unhappy.
The Illustrated London News, 8 December 1906