Does injustice make you sick? From the mountains of the Philippines to the alleys of the EastVan a conversation about how racism, sexism, poverty and capitalism shape the health of our communities and grassroots struggles for health and justice.

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Wednesday from 1 to 2pm on Vancouver Co-op Radio 102.7 FM CFRO

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This Week:

“Is Capitalism a Disease?”

Feature interviews with Dennis Raphael, health researcher at York University and author of About Canada: Health and Illness on the social determinants of health; Richard Levins, mathematical ecologist, long-time political activist and co-author of The Dialectical Biologist on non-capitalist approaches to health in Cuba and Venezuela; and Martha Roberts, Registered Midwife and organizer with the Alliance for People’s Health on strategies for grassroots organizing for health.

Also, community members answer our question of the week, “what do you need to be healthy,” and great music.