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

Sunday, July 31, 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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Should Physicians be Activists?

Monday, September 20, 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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The Fight for Medicare in Canada

Saturday, April 17, 2010

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The Fight for Medicare in Canada

The story of how Canadian medicare was won and how it is being lost provides many valuable lessons.

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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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RN to RN: A Conversation of Global Concern

Friday, April 17, 2009

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RN to RN: A Conversation of Global Concern

"I’m struck by our similar concerns, even though we care for different kinds of patients in three different countries with different health-care systems."

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The Fight to Save Ontario Hospitals

Monday, February 9, 2009

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The Fight to Save Ontario Hospitals

We need to build an active and militant campaign to save Ontario hospitals.

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Blood Money

Sunday, November 23, 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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My Pain, Their Gain

Friday, August 29, 2008

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My Pain, Their Gain

by Jane Edgett -- Alberta used me to wipe out its deficit and justify privatizing its medical system.

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Health Care or Damage Control?

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

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Health Care or Damage Control?

Capitalism cannot deliver genuine health care. A real health-care system would oppose profitable practices like hazardous work, adulterated food, industrial pollution and wars of acquisition. Putting health first requires a fundamentally different social system.

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Their Globalization or Ours?

Saturday, August 25, 2007

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Their Globalization or Ours?

Governments and corporations are shaping globalization the same way they shaped automation, to boost profits at workers’ expense.

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