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How Inequality is Killing Us

Monday, September 2, 2013

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How Inequality is Killing Us

In "The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger," Wilkinson and Pickett challenge everything we’ve been told about why people get sick and what it takes to be healthy.

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The US and Canada: Different Forms of Medical Rationing

Wednesday, September 2, 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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America in Crisis: The Liberal Challenge and the Prospects for Socialism

Sunday, October 5, 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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The Past Does Not Predict the Future

Tuesday, December 25, 2007

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The Past Does Not Predict the Future

Pessimism is self-fulfilling. When we expect nothing to change, then we do nothing to create change.

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A Time of Transition

Saturday, July 7, 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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After 30 Years of Defeat, the Tide is Turning

Saturday, January 27, 2007

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After 30 Years of Defeat, the Tide is Turning

Decades of defeats and losses have put class struggle back on the agenda.

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Tookie Was Right. They Want You to Blame Yourself

Wednesday, November 8, 2006

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Tookie Was Right. They Want You to Blame Yourself

The labor movement has a slogan, An Injury to One is an Injury to All. Capitalism has a different slogan, It’s All Your Fault.

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Health and Social Policy

Tuesday, June 1, 1999

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Health and Social Policy

While the authors of this book shatter "common sense" myths about health, they promote another myth – that health policy is shaped by science, when it is actually shaped by the needs of the capitalist system.

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