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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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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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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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Profit Parasite Attacks Medical System

Saturday, March 3, 2007

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Profit Parasite Attacks Medical System

In any sane society, there would be no profit in medicine. There would be no profit in any human activity.

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Caring for Profit in Canada’s Medical System

Monday, February 1, 1999

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Caring for Profit in Canada’s Medical System

In Caring for Profit, Colleen Fuller exposes the corporate players and their allies in medicine and government who are opening Canada’s health-care system to market forces.

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