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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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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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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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Solidarity Divided: A Return to Class Politics?

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

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Solidarity Divided: A Return to Class Politics?

"Solidarity Divided" argues that unions must undergo a fundamental transformation to champion the interests of the entire working class. Is this possible?

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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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WE are the Union

Monday, February 23, 2009

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WE are the Union

by Eileen Prendiville -- The workers in UHW/NUHW remind us that the power of any union lies in the collective strength of its members. This message is sorely needed by a labor movement reeling from years of defeat.

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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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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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