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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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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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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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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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Babel

Saturday, January 6, 2007

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Babel

In film and in life, the human struggle to connect conflicts with the social structures that block connection.

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Feelings aren’t Facts

Sunday, December 31, 2006

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Feelings aren’t Facts

Feeling powerless is not the same as being powerless.

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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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Guantanamo Madness

Friday, September 29, 2006

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Guantanamo Madness

What's the definition of social insanity? Treating torture as normal and branding the victim's reactions as abnormal.

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