May 26, 2011

Poverty, criminalization and health

People's Health Radio
People's Health Radio explores the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users campaign against the ticketing of poor people for vending, jaywalking and public urination.
May 18, 2011

Globalization and Health

People's Health Radio
An exploration of the impacts of 'globalization' on people's health and community based responses, the case of the Philippines is highlighted.
May 16, 2011

We need a National Caregiver Day of Action

Carol Stanley
Living on a tiny pension and taking care of my 92-year-old father, I go unpaid, unseen and unacknowledged by the wider world -- particularly the government.
May 13, 2011
Insite in Vancouver. Photo: Stephen Dyrgas/Flickr

The verdict is in: Insite saves lives

Peter Wrinch
Vancouver's supervised injection facility, Insite -- the most thoroughly studied health-care site in Canada's history; all studies point to it saving lives. Yet the feds continue to fight it in court.
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.


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