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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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Why I’m NOT Voting for Obama

Thursday, October 9, 2008

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Why I’m NOT Voting for Obama

Our hopes and dreams for a better life do not fit in their ballot boxes

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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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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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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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