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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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Mental Illness or Social Sickness?

Sunday, May 18, 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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Pain is the Price of Remaining Human

Thursday, December 6, 2007

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Pain is the Price of Remaining Human

Human suffering should not be treated as individual and medical, but as social and political.

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Mothers Betrayed

Saturday, May 5, 2007

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Mothers Betrayed

Capitalism celebrates mothers in theory and deprives them in practice.

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Anger is the Emotion of Injustice

Saturday, February 17, 2007

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Anger is the Emotion of Injustice

Anger is an instinctive, automatic response to unfairness.

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Of Human Bonding

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

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Of Human Bonding

We need a society based on strong social bonds, not one that tears them apart for profit.

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The Myth of Scarcity

Friday, January 1, 1999

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The Myth of Scarcity

The myth of scarcity is used to limit majority access to medical and social services. In reality, society has more than enough resources to meet human needs.

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