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Bureaucracy and birth control: Navigating the Danish health care system

Denmark has free, universal health care. One of the perks of paying 37-55% of your income in taxes, I suppose. It’s free to visit a doctor, and you pay a subsidized rate for prescriptions – not unlike the co-pay that many American insurance plans have. 943 more words

City Life

Free Film Screening of 'The Healthcare Movie' in PGH - 10/28

Join our friends at the Western PA Coalition for Single-Payer Healthcare for movie night. They’ll be screening The Healthcare Movie, a 65-minute documentary that tells the story of how the health care systems in Canada and the United States evolved to be so completely different, when at one point they were essentially the same. 37 more words


Democrats now sniff voter crotches like lonely dogs

There will be no rant, just a question or two.

Can you imagine how easy it would be for Democrats to maintain control of the Senate if they had given people a simple, low priced public option for health care instead of the klusterfuck called Obamacare? 64 more words


Universal health care and why it doesn't suck.

When people find out I’m Canadian, they usually want to know one of three things. One, what do we call “Canadian bacon” in Canada? (It’s not even bacon. 1,077 more words

Saturday, 9/20/14, Public Square

Every developed country in the world provides healthcare to all citizens. Except one.

The Public Square

Health service reform progress? Introduction of universal health insurance?

It is good to be back. Clearly, the most important, and from the point of view of the average citizen of the country the most far-reaching, development in politics and public governance over the summer was the announcement that… 577 more words