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Canadian health care and the USA

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Posted Aug. 31, 2009
 
Wonder about Canadian health care? 
Here's somebody who knows: Dr. Michael M. Rachlis MD -- physician, health policy analyst and author in Toronto, Canada.
 
No finer advocate for single-payer medicare than Canadian Dr. Michael M. Rachlis MD.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzZ3YRSg6eY
 
Recently on Amy Goodman's Democracy Now!:
http://www.democracynow.org/2009/8/18/actor_kiefer_sutherlands_grandfather_tommy_douglas
 
Website of Dr Michael Rachlis, MD:
http://www.michaelrachlis.com/
 
Michael Rachlis Publications:
http://www.michaelrachlis.com/publications.php
 
Dr. Michael Rachlis in Los Angeles Times:
A Canadian doctor diagnoses U.S. healthcare
The caricature of 'socialized medicine' is used by corporate interests to confuse Americans and maintain their bottom lines instead of patients' health.
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oe-rachlis3-2009aug03,0,538126.story
 
Interview on Fox Business:
http://video.foxbusiness.com/7571949/should-us-adopt-canadian-health-practices/?category_id=8e68cac0753d4e8bd71174d41c674e48f15e1331

And finally, a brilliant Canadian classic animation introduced by Kiefer Sutherland, narrated by his grandfather Tommy Douglas, the "Father of Medicare" and the founder of the Canadian workers' and small farmers' party, the New Democratic Party: "MOUSELAND" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqpFm7zAK90
 
(Thanks to Larry Wartel)
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