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
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Dec 13, 2011

Attawapiskat, Katrina and imperialism

Jesse McLaren
Like Hurricane Katrina, the tragedy in Attawapiskat shows that the major threat is at home -- in the form of poverty, racism, environmental destruction, cut-backs and militarism.
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Oct 22, 2011

How do we build the 'Occupy' movement?

Jesse McLaren
Today marks one week of the movement across Canada and Quebec. Like all movements, there are a series of debates emerging that will determine its direction and success.
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Sep 27, 2011

Photos: Rally for Toronto

Jesse McLaren
On September 26, thousands of Torontonians joined the Rally for Toronto to save public services and defend good jobs.
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Aug 29, 2011

Photos: Continuing Jack's legacy

Jesse McLaren
More than 10,000 people united to honour the life of Jack Layton. The chalk messages and mass gathering show a determination to continue Jack's legacy.
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Aug 22, 2011

Remembering Layton's best moments

Jesse McLaren
As well as leading the NDP to its recent historic election results, Layton provided a number of lessons for how opposition inside and outside Parliament can work together for peace and justice.
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Jul 29, 2011

Unethical oil

Jesse McLaren
Alternative posters expose the myth of "ethical oil" and argue that a green economy free of the tar sands is the only viable future for the planet and its people.

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