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Just imagine a public healthcare system that is patient-centred, well-coordinated, run by healthcare workers and free. Our integrated medical records would be easily accessible to our treaters at the tap of a keyboard via a secure platform. Having an accurate digital record would aid diagnosis and treatment. Instead, we have an underfunded, profit-driven and fragmented… Read more »
Privatization of the VA bad news for veterans and federal workers
At last, tax relief for long-suffering tycoons and jet-setters!
The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) provides low-cost medication, making it a keystone of equitable, affordable healthcare for all. The federal government subsidises prescriptions so that the upfront cost for patients does not put medication out of reach. The scheme includes an annual cap on out-of-pocket expenses to protect those with chronic illnesses. I see the… Read more »
POLITICAL PRISONER Punished with solitary Jaan K. Laaman, long-time anti-imperialist political prisoner, is still locked down in segregation (minimum of 23 hours per day in a 6’×9′ cell). Jaan has been in “segregation” for months simply for issuing two statements, a clear violation of free speech and human rights. He is being threatened with transfer… Read more »
Most of us can only buy cheap, chemical-laden old stuff. Capitalism too is past its “sell-by” date. Begone with both!
Readers respond to articles on … fracking and earthquakes; the U.S. dollar; and healthcare. Also: notes on a farewell event for Rasmea Odeh, and a call to release human rights activists in Turkey. Plus: Freedom Socialist fund drive success.
Civilians with disabilities are leading the charge.
I first learned I had Parkinson’s Disease (PD) in 2007. It is a disorder that kills off brain cells that make dopamine — a substance the body needs to control movement, speaking, swallowing and a multitude of other functions. PD afflicts over 1 million people in the U.S. and millions more worldwide. At present, there… Read more »