Jesse McLaren

Jesse McLaren is a physician, activist and blogger, who like Virchow believes that if medicine is to accomplish its great task, it must intervene in political and social life. He blogs at yourheartsontheleft.blogspot.com, and tweets @HeartsOnTheLeft.

Jesse McLaren
Blog
Oct 30, 2018
Image from www.15andfairness.org

Who's really abusing paid sick days?

Jesse McLaren
We need to expand paid sick days and police abusive workplaces, not cut paid sick days and police sick workers.
Blog
Nov 17, 2017
Close up of doctor taking blood pressure.  Image: World Bank Photo Collective/flickr

Medicalizing high blood pressure

Jesse McLaren
New guidelines have labeled millions more people as hypertensive, but will this help prevent the social, economic and ecological causes of cardiovascular disease?
Blog
Dec 13, 2015

Photo essay: Holiday carolling for $15 and fairness

Jesse McLaren
Holiday carollers brought holiday cheer to retail workers and called on Premier Wynne to make her new year's resolution to support $15 minimum wage and fair working conditions.
News
Nov 25, 2015

Canada needs real action for climate justice

Jesse McLaren
Is it possible to achieve climate justice, support Indigenous communities, welcome migrants, stop Islamophobia and defend civil liberties? It's 100 per cent possible.

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