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Getting the Government We Deserve

Henry Mintzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Henry Mintzberg

Americans revere business as a pillar of the country's individualistic democracy. But in a world requiring a decent if not dominant public sector, that means they'll get the government they deserve -- not the one they need.

Health Care Reform Needs an Action Hero

Amy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Goodman

Kiefer Sutherland, who plays a rogue intelligence agent in 24, is the grandson of Tommy Douglas, who is credited with creating the modern Canadian universal health-care system.

For the Health of the Nation: Ensure a Public Option

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The last time the World Health Organization stacked up countries' health systems, the United States came in 37th, behind Chile, Morocco, Cyprus and even drug war-torn Colombia.

Americans Who've Used Canada's Health-Care System Respond to Current Big-Lie Media Campaign

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Mann

My wife and I used Canada's health care system for years, and we've been incensed by the lies we've heard back here in the U.S. about how it's supposedly broken.