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Socialized Health Care

An Indigenous View of Health

Barrett Martin | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics
Barrett Martin

We should reframe our philosophy on what health care actually means to our society. The early colonists took care of one another, often with the aid of the indigenous people and their medicines. Do we value our own people enough to make sure they are healthy and happy, or do we see their illnesses as a way to extract money from them?

What Has Happened to the Social Concern of the Founding Fathers?

Locke Rush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Locke Rush

Benjamin Rush saw not only the need but the duty and responsibility of each citizen to help those less fortunate. It was a most natural and "Christian" thing for him to establish his Free Clinic.

Social Life, Social Animal, Social Studies, Social Skills...Why Not Social-ized Health Care?

Karen Kisslinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Kisslinger

I'm ready to take care of myself and my community and help my community stay healthy. Maybe that's what social-ism can mean if we rethink and redefine that word in a new and positive way.