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The Lessons of Chile: 1970-1973

Sunday, March 11, 2012

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The Lessons of Chile: 1970-1973

The rise of Chile’s mass movement marked a high point in the global struggles of the 1960s. The defeat of this movement marked the beginning of its descent.

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No More Dictatorships: Build the Social Revolution!

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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No More Dictatorships: Build the Social Revolution!

The American people are ruled by the biggest, baddest dictatorship of all – the US capitalist class.

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Madness, Power and the Media

Monday, January 3, 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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“We give them so much, and they give us so little back”

Sunday, November 14, 2010

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“We give them so much, and they give us so little back”

The members of UNITE-HERE Local 75 know that nothing is won without a fight and that class solidarity is the best medicine. They inspire us all.

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Inequality: The Root Source of Sickness

Saturday, October 31, 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

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

Tuesday, September 1, 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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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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Engels and the WHO Report

Monday, September 1, 2008

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Engels and the WHO Report

On August 28, the World Health Organization announced that "INEQUALITIES ARE KILLING PEOPLE ON A GRAND SCALE." Has anything changed since the 19th Century? Find out in this fictional interview with Frederick Engels.

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A Social Definition of Class

Sunday, June 1, 2008

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A Social Definition of Class

A social definition of class explains why the capitalist class will never put people first, why the middle class will always try to contain the forces of rebellion, and why only the working class has the numbers, the power and the motivation to replace capitalism with an egalitarian socialist society

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