Too big to fail. For most that expression applies to big banks, but what about our health care? As Ontario prepares the way for further transfer (read: privatization) of hospital services to mostly for-profit independent health facilities, it’s a good … Continue reading →
Several years ago musician and labour advocate Tom Juravich reminded us that popular culture can be a means of comprehending an issue at a much deeper level than traditional political discourse. Tom’s comments came to life while watching the new … Continue reading →
Margaret Thatcher, former British prime minister, close personal friend of murderous dictator Augusto Pinochet, and idol of capitalist extremists everywhere, was in hospital just before Christmas to have a growth removed from her bladder. Unfortunately her spokeswoman said she is doing “absolutely fine”, despite experiencing serious health problems in recent years.
Meanwhile, many of . . . → Read More: The Ranting Canadian: Margaret Thatcher, former British prime minister, close personal…