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Re: <nettime> Death of a Hospital
David Mandl on Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:54:54 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> Death of a Hospital


I take it you haven't seen this:

=
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324263404578614183479259720.=
html

(Executive summary: Brooklyn-based couple, old friends of and early
investors with Warren Buffett, die leaving close to a billion dollars,
***$135M*** of which they leave to LICH. LICH successfully twists the
conditions of the donation to misuse the money, goes broke anyway due to
corruption and mismanagement.)


On Jul 30, 2013, at 2:29 AM, Alan Sondheim <sondheim {AT} panix.com> wrote:

> Death of a Hospital
>
> Today we went to the LICH, Long Island College Hospital, for
> neurology issues. The hospital is being closed down so developers
> can build condominiums there. In our area there are seven 30+
> storey buildings, condominiums scheduled for the next few years.
> Current condos go for around $700,000 for a one bedroom. The
> hospital has been the scene of protests in recent months; it
> serves a large number of neighborhoods and in particular seems to
> serve minorities.

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