Olympia FOR YouTube Videos on Health Care
October 2013 Dangers of Genetically Modified Food http://youtu.be/KXoPcB20i5s In recent years more and more people have become concerned that giant corporations are doing things to the food we eat that are bad for our human health, bad for agricultural animals, and bad for the environment. A few giant corporations are tampering with the genetic makeup of food crops such as corn and soy. They are splicing into these food crops some genes from totally different species to kill weeds or insects, or to make the plants grow faster. The changed crops are referred to as “genetically modified” (GM) or “genetically engineered” (GE). Our TV interview begins by debunking the common assumption that any food that the government allows to be sold must be safe. Actually, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not routinely determine whether food is safe. We are largely at the mercy of whatever the food corporations say.
July 2009 Health Care Reform: Single-Payer Is the Solution http://youtu.be/3SXmpHOVBgU In the US, why is health care so expensive but inaccessible and ineffective?
May 2007 The “Single-Payer” Solution to the Health Care Crisis http://youtu.be/ys9VMlmwWnM Aaron Katz, Larry Kalb, and Dr. Robert Fithian discuss the single payer solution to the health care crisis and why it is meeting such resistance.