. Soon healthcare could eat up nearly 20% of GDP. Solution? Bills to create universal healthcare introduced in nearly 20 states. . More than 10,000 US businesses, employing nearly 3 million people, are owned in whole or part by their employees. . 130 million Americans are members of various urban, agricultural and credit union cooperatives. . The already US produces the equivalent of over $190,000 annually for every family of four. .
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