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Smokescreens: How Working Kills Smokers

5. April 2013

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Smokescreens: How Working Kills Smokers

The campaign against smoking serves as a political smokescreen to hide the damage caused by occupational and environmental pollution.

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“I got sick and tired of being treated like crap”

31. July 2011

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“I got sick and tired of being treated like crap”

by Jane Edgett - Hundreds of thousands of Canadian families have been plunged into poverty by a workers compensation system that denies them support.

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Hungry for Solutions

10. January 2011

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Hungry for Solutions

Gabor Maté’s books are commercially successful because they tap into popular awareness of social problems while avoiding the uncomfortable conclusion that social revolution is required to solve them.

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Madness, Power and the Media

3. January 2011

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Madness, Power and the Media

Author Stephen Harper explains how media images of madness and mental distress reflect and reinforce the unequal social relations of capitalism.

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Should Physicians be Activists?

20. September 2010

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Should Physicians be Activists?

Dr. Roland Wong is under threat of losing his license to practice medicine. He helped people on social assistance get extra money for food.

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One Million Kids on Anti-Psychotics

20. September 2010

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One Million Kids on Anti-Psychotics

Corporate America is awash in cash it stole from working-class families, whose distressed children are being labeled with mental disorders and drugged into submission.

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Mental Illness or Social Sickness?

18. May 2008

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Mental Illness or Social Sickness?

Human beings protest their oppression with open rebellion and through symptoms of sickness and distress. The prison system crushes the rebels, medicine treats the sick, and psychiatry subordinates the distressed. The effect of psychiatric “treatment” is to resign the discontented to their lot and drug the resisters into submission.

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Where’s the Justice?

1. September 2007

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Where’s the Justice?

Those who want to “crack down on crime” ignore the root cause of crime; the capitalist system of organized thievery.

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The Secret: Snake Oil for the Soul

22. February 2007

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The Secret: Snake Oil for the Soul

The Secret assumes that we live in a just world where those who suffer must be doing something wrong.

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Anger is the Emotion of Injustice

17. February 2007

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Anger is the Emotion of Injustice

Anger is an instinctive, automatic response to unfairness.

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