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The Health Care Crisis and Kerry-Bush: Against The Current vol. 111
Fisk, Milton
A permanent crisis has plagued American health care since 1981. It began with Ronald Reagan, whose tax cuts led to cuts in Medicaid as well as more stringent eligibility rules. The crisis has contin...
Health News Briefs 1987 - 1991
Diemer, Ulli
A round-up of health care in the news, 1987 - 1991.
Health News Briefs 1992- 1994
Diemer, Ulli
A round-up of health care in the news, 1992 - 1994.
A web portal featuring information and resources about health, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and important arti...
Medicare Myths and Realities
Diemer, Ulli
Since medicare is an extremely popular social program, the media and right-wing politicians have learned that it is unwise to attack it directly. Instead, they propagate myths designed to undermine pu...
National Post columnist traumatized by having to wait his turn: Second-class health care for immigrants, seniors?
Diemer, Ulli
Columnist thinks people with money should get quicker treatment in emergency rooms than people who are poor.
No Strikes in Canada over health care
The health care systems in Canada and the U.S. are very different, leading to different approaches to disagreements, and significantly different outcomes.
Private Profits vs Public Policy: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Canadian State
Lexchin, Joel
According to Joel Lexchin, "Given the central role that medicines play in keeping us healthy, it is essential that we understand the policy environment that governs drug development, from the initial ...
Progressive doctors condemn opting out
Sussman, Rhonda
An interview with Toronto physicians Miriam Garfinkle and Fred Freedman, members of the Medical Reform Group of Ontario.
Strong Medicine: How to Save Canada's Health Care System
Rachlis, Michael; Kushner, Carol
The authors make comparisons of health care between the United States and Canada and argue that changes must be made to Canada's health care system so services can be accessible to the public.
Ten Health Care Myths
Diemer, Ulli
Medicare's opponents have launched a sustained ideological attack on medicare. Their propaganda relies on myths and misrepresentations.
Unsafe Practices: Restructuring and Privatization in Ontario Health Care
Browne, Paul Leduc
Describes the process of healthcare privatization and its negative impact in Ontario.
Who Are the Zombie Masters and What Do They Want?
Evans, Robert G.; Barer, Morrsi L.; Stoddart, Greg L.; Bhatia, Vandna
Why U.S.-Style Health Reform Does Not Work and What to Do about It
Chaufan, Claudia
Ending the corporate domination of healthcare is part of breaking the domination of the corporate class over our government and our lives. The task is to organize a mass movement that refuses to treat...

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Health Care Politics Economics Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to health care politics and economics in the Sources directory for the media.
IMF policies contributed to the Ebola outbreak, weak response to it
Policies advocated by the IMF have contributed to underfunded, insufficiently staffed, and poorly prepared health systems in the countries with Ebola outbreaks.