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Ed Felien :
Rethinking our revolution: A proposal for a
rural strategy

Tuition-free education, universal healthcare, and legalized pot are pieces of the puzzle. By Ed Felien | The Rag Blog | January 9, 2017 MINNEAPOLIS — What happened? Clinton lost Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. She almost lost Minnesota. Why? When … finish reading Ed Felien :
Rethinking our revolution: A proposal for a
rural strategy

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Ted McLaughlin : Are We Moving Towards Single-Payer?

Photo by Glyn Lowe Photoworks / Flickr. Image from OtherWords.The pressures moving the U.S. closerto a single-payer health care system There will be a huge pressure to reform Medicaid — and the only way to reform it adequately is to … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Are We Moving Towards Single-Payer?

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Thorne Webb Dreyer and Sarito Carol Neiman : Bon Voyage, Doctor Keister

Dr. Stephen R. Keister, 1921-2012.Dr. Stephen R. Keister, 1921-2012:Bon Voyage, Doctor Keister By Thorne Webb Dreyer and Sarito Carol Neiman / The Rag Blog / April 12, 2012 It seems the cancer always wins! Tomorrow I go to the Manchester … finish reading Thorne Webb Dreyer and Sarito Carol Neiman : Bon Voyage, Doctor Keister

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Poverty and Public Health in America

The picture of poverty in America. Image from Bay View.Poverty and public health:The social causes of death in AmericaBy Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / June 29, 2011 “[The] incredible absolute size and commanding market positions [of … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Poverty and Public Health in America

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David P. Hamilton : French Healthcare is the World’s Best

Image from Yale Journal of Medicine and Law. CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Letters from France III:The French healthcare systemis the best in the world By David P. Hamilton / The Rag Blog / June 1, 2011 “There are no … finish reading David P. Hamilton : French Healthcare is the World’s Best

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Back from Break, Republicans Resume Assault on Poor and Infirm

The Republicans are back. Image from xrodgers / Flickr.Renew attack on poor, elderly, infirm:Republicans back from Easter break By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / May 5, 2011 “Wherever there is great property, there is great inequality. … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Back from Break, Republicans Resume Assault on Poor and Infirm

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David P. Hamilton : On My Retirement from Political Activism

David Hamilton at MDS anti-war vigil in Austin, December, 2008. Photo by Sally Hamilton / The Rag Blog.On my retirement from political activism By David P. Hamilton / The Rag Blog / March 30, 2010 Last Sunday, the “health care … finish reading David P. Hamilton : On My Retirement from Political Activism

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Health Care Reform : The End of the Beginning

Photo from Circlemp / treehugger.The end of the beginning:How ‘historic’ is this reform? By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / March 27, 2010 Health care reform was finally passed by the House and Senate and many consider … finish reading Health Care Reform : The End of the Beginning

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Health Care : Social Darwinism and Stupak Obstructionism

Cartoon from caglecatoons.com.Overcoming political agendas:Will health care reform happenAnd what will it look like? By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / March 11, 2010 It appears that Congress will pass some kind of health care legislation, be … finish reading Health Care : Social Darwinism and Stupak Obstructionism

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Private Health Insurance : Going the Way of the Dinosaur

CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE In the map above, the countries with universal health care are in blue. Those trying to get it are in green. Note that the United States proudly takes its place among the third-world countries of … finish reading Private Health Insurance : Going the Way of the Dinosaur

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Rewind and Restart : How the Dems (Could Have) Made ‘Health Care’ Happen

(A New Years fantasy) Once more from the top: An alternative scenario for health care reform By Zoltan Zigedy / The Rag Blog / January 10, 2010 In February of 2009, with his poll numbers and public expectations exceptionally high, … finish reading Rewind and Restart : How the Dems (Could Have) Made ‘Health Care’ Happen

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Rewind and Restart : How the Dems (Could Have) Made ‘Health Care’ Happen

(A New Years fantasy) Once more from the top: An alternative scenario for health care reform By Zoltan Zigedy / The Rag Blog / January 10, 2010 In February of 2009, with his poll numbers and public expectations exceptionally high, … finish reading Rewind and Restart : How the Dems (Could Have) Made ‘Health Care’ Happen

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