Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday criticized the U.S. system that enables large companies like Amazon and high-profile business leaders like President Donald Trump to pay little or no federal income tax.
The representative for New York’s 14th District said she couldn’t understand the people who both defend the country’s tax system and question how changes to the health care system and other progressive initiatives could be funded.
“The nerve of people who ask ‘how are you going to pay for it?’ whenever
Monrovia — The Liberia Medical and Dental Association (LMDA) has expressed concerns that if nothing is done to quickly resolve the standoff between the government and striking health workers, the country’s health sector would soon collapse and there would be a mounting death toll at hospitals and health centers.
The LMDA also condemned the government’s action to replace the striking health workers with new recruits, noting that such would only compound the existing problem.
The LMDA acts as the national representative body for the medical profession as well as promote health care delivery in Liberia.
The Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism in a press statement over the weekend disclosed that “The Ministry of Health has been instructed to solicit applications from qualified health workers of various grades, including nurses, nurse aides, midwives, laboratory technicians, etc. in order to fill the temporary vacancies that have resulted from the strike action.