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Inequality: The Root Source of Sickness

31. October 2009

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Inequality: The Root Source of Sickness

America has the worst health statistics in the industrialized world because it is the most unequal society in the industrialized world. Social inequality affects the health of populations even more than access to medical care.

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The US and Canada: Different Forms of Medical Rationing

2. September 2009

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The US and Canada: Different Forms of  Medical Rationing

Both the U.S. and Canada ration medical services. In the US, rationing is based on ability to pay. Canada rations by under-funding the medical system, bringing inequality through the back door.

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What Happened in Chile: An Analysis of the Health Sector Before, During, and After Allende’s Administration

1. September 2009

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What Happened in Chile: An Analysis of the Health Sector Before, During, and After Allende’s Administration

by Vicente Navarro - In the early 1970s, Chileans fought for a democratized and inclusive National Health Service. The lessons of that struggle are critical to our fight for universal health care today.

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Healthcare Not Warfare!

25. January 2009

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Healthcare Not Warfare!

The amount of global resources devoted to war indicates that our primary goal is to destroy ourselves.

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Blood Money

23. November 2008

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Blood Money

The billions of dollars being lavished on banks and other corporations is blood money. It's available only because people like Heather are being robbed of their kidneys, their health and their lives.

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Why I’m NOT Voting for Obama

9. October 2008

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Why I’m NOT Voting for Obama

Our hopes and dreams for a better life do not fit in their ballot boxes

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America in Crisis: The Liberal Challenge and the Prospects for Socialism

5. October 2008

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America in Crisis: The Liberal Challenge and the Prospects for Socialism

As America slips deeper into crisis, liberal efforts to preserve the capitalist system counter socialist efforts to replace it.

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War in the House of Labor

20. April 2008

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War in the House of Labor

Two major unions, CNA and SEIU, are locked in battle. Should we take sides or support rank-and-file unity? (See postscript on recent CNA/SEIU merger)

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War, Dissociation, and the Democrats

14. July 2007

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War, Dissociation, and the Democrats

Americans don’t need to care more about the war, they need an anti-war movement that will stand up to the Democrats.

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A Time of Transition

7. July 2007

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A Time of Transition

Rising social discontent is not yet matched by a rise in class struggle.

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