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Welcome to Code WACK!

featuring host Brenda Gazzar


Shining a light on America's wack healthcare system

and what we can do about it.


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Sep 27, 2021

What was health care like for American seniors before we had Medicare? How has Medicare helped keep retirees out of poverty? What are the gaps in Medicare today? How would Medicare for All be different? Join host Brenda Gazzar and Jodi Reid, executive director of the California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA),...

Sep 20, 2021

What is the connection between colonization and the American healthcare system? How has systemic exploitation impacted the health of the most vulnerable among us?  How will our healthcare system respond to the new diseases climate change will bring? Could Medicare for All help? Join host Brenda Gazzar and guests Rupa...

Sep 13, 2021

Is there a link between inflammation of the Earth and inflammation in our bodies? What about the disparate impact of climate change on BIPOC communities? How are concepts like "choice" being weaponized to absolve our responsibilities to one other? Join host Brenda Gazzar and guests Rupa Marya, MD and Raj Patel, PhD in a...

Sep 6, 2021

What if you got a really terrible diagnosis in your mid-40s? ”Terrible” as in “unimaginably expensive?” “Terrible” as in “terminal?” Would you want to spend the time you have left on hold, searching for some kind of insurance for the chance to save or at least prolong your life? What are your options,...