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Guardian Angles: Forced Sex to Pay Hospital Bills?

Chatham House has published a paper entitled ‘Hospital Detentions for Non-payment of Fees: A Denial of Rights and Dignity‘, the title being a good indication of what the article is about, and why a leading think-tank concerned with international affairs would research and report on such an issue. 689 more words


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024 - Modern Times!

Ollie and I are back to talk Charlie Chaplin’s 1936 masterpiece “Modern Times.” Does Ollie like it, though? Is the Little Tramp a bit too much? 39 more words


Workshop on "Working with Traumatized Clients", Dec. 14/2017 in NYC

On Thursday December 14, I will present a talk at a one-day event organized by ESCOTA, the Ease Side Council of the Aging, which is a voluntary not-for profit interagency interdisciplinary organization for professionals working in the field of aging. 145 more words

Incarceration Nations Chapters Three and Five

We began the class focusing on the question raised by Dreisinger at the end of Chapter Three: Do prison programs such as the creative writing program she led in Uganda distract from the larger issue of mass incarceration and are these programs providing catharsis where radical intervention is truly needed?   1,162 more words

Video of Panel Discussion on Lessons from the “Doctors Trial” and Ramifications for Medicine Today Are Now Available on My YouTube Channel

The video-recordings of the panel discussion “70 Years After Nuremberg: What Have We Learned?” are now available online on  my Youtube channel.

The event took place on November 9, the anniversary of Kristallnacht, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. 698 more words

‘African’ Sexuality: Colonial Trope or New Racism?

An article entitled ‘Colonial tropes and HIV/AIDS in Africa: sex, disease and race’ discusses the “idea of Africa as a place where health and general well-being are determined by culturally (and to a degree racially) dictated modes of sexual behaviour that fall well outside of the ‘ordinary’”. 1,191 more words


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It's the Truth, Bill, But Not as We Know It

Aid given in cash improves health and spurs school attendance, say researchers“, according to a title in the English Guardian. “Foreign aid in the form of cash transfers with no strings attached can improve health and increase school attendance, a study has found”, claims the article. 526 more words

Media Racism

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