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You Don't Know What You've Got Till It Could Be Gone

As a kid, my mom always taught me that I was extremely lucky to have the advantages I had and to be grateful for them. I don’t know if she ever mentioned the word privilege, but she certainly communicated the concept. 827 more words


This Retired Doctor Has No Fun As A Retired Patient

Seven months ago I was still a medical provider.  I occasionally also became a medical consumer, but I still had some perks that eased the overall pain and frustration of participating in that demographic.   748 more words

Personal Stories

Free GP care for Under 6s

I welcome the Bill, notwithstanding the genuine concerns which prompted me to bring forward the series of amendments we have discussed. It is important to consider the context in which these provisions are being introduced. 1,203 more words


Health Insurance... UGH!

Justin and Katie are going through tough times with their respective health insurance companies. They both hate the current system and wish that Obama had been able to push through universal health care for everyone. 3,078 more words


Guided Democracy Neo-liberal Style

Giles Ji Ungpakorn

We are now seeing the anti-democratic neo-liberals crawling out of the woodwork to help the junta in its road map to “Guided Democracy Neo-liberal Style”. 323 more words

Thai Politics

The Justice of Justice

Okay, I’m Canadian; I do not understand the objection to universal health care south of the border. And I certainly don’t know how a society that purports to believe in equal opportunity for all could be so resistant to accepting the inalienable right of every person to access affordable medical treatment, the right to a personal choice as to whether or not to become -or stay- pregnant; and, so long as it does no harm to anyone else, the right to make a decision about what to do with their own bodies. 954 more words

It's time for Universal Health Care

So, we have the Veterans Administration hospitals unable to provide needed health care to veterans. Congress decided not to fund them sufficiently to address the veterans’ needs. 437 more words