The evidence from all OECD countries shows that the private sector is far more bureaucratic and much less efficient than the public sector when it comes to providing health care.
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Gentlemen from Hooker - and many other places - are quite literally pouring these and many other poisons into your coffee and your kids' juice. They just do it in a more indirect, anonymous, and apparently socially acceptable way.
150 Years of Dirty Water


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  • Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society.
  • – Karl Marx

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Monogamous Voles

By Ulli Diemer

Letter to the Editor, Globe and Mail:

Re Could Voles Help Create The Perfect Husband? (June 17): If only a tiny minority of mammals are monogamous, then presumably non-monogamous behaviour offers an evolutionary advantage.

In that case, instead of searching for a genetic fix to make promiscuous humans monogamous, wouldn't it be more useful if the researchers at Emory University tried to find a way to cure the minority who suffer from monogamous tendencies?

Ulli Diemer
June 17, 2004