Category Archives: Racism

“Are You Alright?” On Pandemic Death, Isolation, Connection, and Walter Benjamin’s “The Storyteller”

Mary N. LayounA. Joseph Layon Gentle Reader – A short time ago my friend, colleague, comrade and sister – and I – were asked to submit a piece to “Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as … Continue reading

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American Public Health in the Trump Era – It Wasn’t Just Trump

All of our problems, certainly as regards health, do not lie at the feet of the Great Orange Liar. Continue reading

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An Important Piece from the NYT: A Black Marxist Scholar Wanted to Talk About Race. It Ignited a Fury.

By Michael Powell Published Aug. 14, 2020Updated Aug. 16, 2020 Along the way, he acquired the conviction, controversial today, that the left is too focused on race and not enough on class. Lasting victories were achieved, he believed, when working … Continue reading

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