A Political and Literary Forum
Private insurance companies have long dominated the provision of social security in the United States, but resistance is growing.
The U.S. Department of Defense is ramping up the militarization of Guam. If we hope to withstand the forces of predatory global capitalism, we need to begin articulating alternatives.
A recording of our event on the causes and consequences of the deepening care crisis and the possibilities for establishing a new politics of care, boldly reimagined.
‘Roe v. Wade’ only guaranteed the right to patients’ privacy. A federal abortion law would need to go so much further.
As more and more doctors awaken to the political determinants of health, the U.S. medical profession needs a deeper vision for the ethical meanings of care.
Colorblind solutions have failed to achieve racial equity in health care. We need both federal reparations and real institutional accountability.
Bram Wispelwey, Michelle Morse
First, segregation blocked this Florida community from equal education and other public goods. Then the military–industrial complex sickened residents and destroyed their property.
James Manigault-Bryant, Ruby Bagwyn, José Constantine
Elizabeth Catte’s new book examines how Virginia progressives believed the forced sterilization of poor whites would pave the way to a bright future—and how their legacy endures in national parks and prisons.
As Big Data tools reshape health care, biased datasets and unaccountable algorithms threaten to further disempower patients.
Indifference toward the most vulnerable has driven the death toll of COVID-19, just as it did during the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis. Against this backdrop, even small acts of kindness can make a difference.
COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on Black communities is just one of many respiratory inequities shaped by systemic racism.
We must reimagine how to make life-saving vaccines available to everyone.
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Joseph J. Fischel
Shellyne Rodriguez, Billy Anania
David Theo Goldberg
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