Alternative sources of financing are beginning to empower poorer nations in the Global South to pursue projects grounded in genuine development theory, writes Vijay Prashad.
How Canadians Are Losing Medicare
Dr. Susan Rosenthal describes the rise of Canada’s public health system during labor’s rebellious postwar period and the corporate profiteering by which it is now being destroyed.
Medicare Advantage Is Neither Medicare Nor an Advantage
Medicare Advantage is a money-making scam, says Wendell Potter, a former health-care executive who helped develop PR and marketing schemes to sell these private insurance plans.
Portuguese & British Nurses Fight Destruction of Health Systems
The health system in Portugal, like the NHS, has been an object of interest for the private sector for a very long time, reports Ana Vracar.
NHS Price Problem is Big Pharma, Not Striking Nurses
What the nurses are up against when they go on strike should unite us all, writes Tarun Gidwani. Everywhere, the same corporations are hollowing out people’s ability to exercise their right to health.
UK’s National Health System Gearing Up for Wage Actions
While one major union is currently balloting its members about a job action, the union of the Royal College of Nursing has announced plans to initiate strike action before Christmas at many big hospitals and several other NHS care facilities.
It Doesn’t Trickle Down
Kate Pickett touts the Club of Rome’s “Earth4All” prescription for a root-and-branch reshaping of the economy, away from neoliberal, extractive capitalism.
Indian Workers Defend Steel With Their Lives
What we have here, writes Vijay Prashad, is a government adhering to the religion of privatization and eager to cannibalize Visakha Steel.
Evo Morales: UK Role in Coup That Ousted Him
Matt Kennard interviews the former president of Bolivia about a range of subjects — including the British-backed coup of 2019, Julian Assange, NATO and transnational corporations — at Morales’ house deep in the Amazon rainforest.
The Corporatization of Just About Everything
To untangle what’s happening in U.S. politics, Tom Valovic recommends taking Charles Reich’s advice and revisiting the notion of “the system.”