Posts by sarcozona

We have done this to ourselves

The natural truths industry is financed by people, from politicians to CEOs, who know little about the projects they fund. An inverted relationship between researchers and donors has evolved in which the former, much like marketers or advertisers, must make constant promises that they will struggle to keep. — Read on newleftreview.org/sidecar/posts/sceptical-credulity

Treat the symptoms or treat the disease?

Federal candidates must pressure provinces for fertility treatment funding, B.C. advocates say — Read on www.cbc.ca/lite/story/1.6156760 Coverage for IVF in most parts of Canada is poor and many people are arguing we should fix that. I’m not totally opposed to better funded IVF, but 1) there are WAY higher priorities in our healthcare system and […]

Major in something useful!

You go to college and go into a ton of debt so you can have a chance at a good job and then when you don’t get a good job are mocked for your poor choice of majors. The thing is, by the time there’s a formal way for you to learn a field in […]

Burdens/profit

Disabled people, sick people are often treated as and described as burdens. We’re so much work to take care of, our drugs are so expensive! Stefan Strecko has cystic fibrosis and can’t get his insurance company to pay for the drug he needs. A Halifax man who has battled lung infections, digestive issues and had […]