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Podcast
Jun 29, 2011

Class dismissed: Justices against justice

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
Class action lawsuits have been taking a beating by SCOTUS, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas continues with some ethically challenging practices, Obama ignores the War Powers Act, plus divorce!
Podcast
Jun 16, 2011

Health care for sale? The health impacts of privatization

People's Health Radio
Just how public is our public health-care system? We look at the trend of increasing health-care privatization in Canada and B.C., and the health impacts on patients and health-care workers.
Podcast
Jun 7, 2011

Dr. Julian Tudor Hart: A socialist life

People's Health Radio
People's Health Radio spoke to Dr. Julian Tudor Hart about his life as a socialist general practitioner, and the values we need to assert for a more just and humane world.
Columnists
May 25, 2011

Vermont introduces single-payer health care

This week, Vermont will be the first U.S. state to offer single-payer health care, which eliminates the costly insurance companies that many believe are the root cause of spiralling health-care costs.
Activist Toolkit

Medic Mobile

Software
Medic Mobile utilizes mobile technology to improve the delivery of healthcare services in rural areas
RabbleTV
May 17, 2011

Remembering Juana Tejada

A grassroots campaign was launched calling for justice and permanent residence for Juana. In less than two months, the immigration department reversed its decision.
Podcast
May 5, 2011

Is capitalism a disease?

People's Health Radio
Are structural inequality, class exploitation, racism and sexism making us sick? We talk to Richard Levins, Dennis Raphael and Martha Roberts to find out.
Blog
Apr 21, 2011

Liberal Party Platform: A Patchwork Plan

Adrienne Silnicki
In 1966, the Liberal Government of Canada passed a bill in the House of Commons that would guarantee all Canadians access to health care. Now 44 years later, the Liberal Government is relying on...
Podcast
Apr 21, 2011

Homeopathy and people's health

People's Health Radio
A critical discussion about the benefits and costs of homeopathy with a homeopathist, and sceptics of homeopathy.
Blog
Apr 9, 2011

Harper: Not here for public health care

Adrienne Silnicki
Like a bad boyfriend, Harper is here only until the moment you need him. If you're healthy, active, financially well off, "hard-working" and "law-abiding," then Harper thinks you're swell.
Blog
Apr 2, 2011

Election 2011: Renewable energy not fighter jets

Brent Patterson
Day 8: As week 2 of this election begins, the Council of Canadians continues to work to highlight key issues of concern -- renewable energy, public health care, fair trade and the right to water.
Blog
Apr 1, 2011

Health care is nothing to joke about

Adrienne Silnicki
On April Fool's Day 1984, the Canada Health Act (CHA) was adopted by the federal government. It dealt with the transfer of funding for health care from the federal government to the provinces.

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