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Dr. Paul Farmer on the Deadly Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

freespeechtv Published on Aug 22, 2014 Partners in Health co-founder Dr. Paul Farmer discusses what can be done to stop the epidemic and the need to build local healthcare capacity, not just an emergency response. “The Ebola outbreak, which is … Continue reading

“A Reflection of Growing Inequality”: Dr. Paul Farmer on the Deadly Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

democracynow Published on Aug 22, 2014 http://www.democracynow.org – As the death toll from the West African Ebola outbreak nears 1,400, two American missionaries who received experimental drugs and top-notch healthcare have been released from the hospital. We spend the hour … Continue reading

Paul Farmer: As Haitians Seek UN Compensation for Cholera, World Powers Should Own Up to Past Wrongs

democracynow Published on May 14, 2013 Watch the full interview with Dr. Paul Farmer on Democracy Now! at http://owl.li/l1mbq. The cholera outbreak that erupted in Haiti in October 2010 has killed around 8,000 people and sickened 620,000 others. Most independent … Continue reading

Dr. Paul Farmer on Rwanda’s Health Leap, Haiti Struggles, How Communities Can Repair the World

Part 2: democracynow Published on May 14, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – Dr. Paul Farmer, an infectious diseases expert and a medical anthropologist, is known worldwide for helping to bring quality healthcare to some of the most impoverished areas of the globe. … Continue reading

Noam Chomsky FULL C-SPAN Interview

Noam Chomsky Videos Published on Dec 2, 2013 Some of his books on politics are: (1997) Objectivity and Liberal Scholarship. Detroit: Red & Black. ISBN 978-0-93486-833-4. (1997) The Cold War and the University. Co-authored with Ira Katznelson, Richard Lewontin, David … Continue reading

Noam Chomsky FULL C-SPAN Interview

Noam Chomsky Videos Published on Dec 2, 2013 Some of his books on politics are: (1997) Objectivity and Liberal Scholarship. Detroit: Red & Black. ISBN 978-0-93486-833-4. (1997) The Cold War and the University. Co-authored with Ira Katznelson, Richard Lewontin, David … Continue reading

Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor (California Series in Public Anthropology)

Pathologies of Power uses harrowing stories of life—and death—in extreme situations to interrogate our understanding of human rights. Paul Farmer, a physician and anthropologist with twenty years of experience working in Haiti, Peru, and Russia, argues that promoting the social … Continue reading

Leadership in Public Health for the Poor

A Conversation with Paul Farmer, Chief Strategist and Co-Founder, Partners In Health Watch live webcast at: hsph.me/farmer Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 4, 2014 12:30-1:30pm ET Part of the Voices in Leadership series. Medical anthropologist and physician Paul Farmer has dedicated his … Continue reading

Confronting Ebola | Harvard Gazette

Nonprofits with Harvard ties launch collaboration to fight epidemic September 30, 2014 By Alvin Powell, Harvard Staff Writer Patients lay on the ground outside an Ebola treatment center in the Liberian capital of Monrovia. They were sick and waiting for … Continue reading

100 + Grassroots/Global Visionaries

_ (Arranged Alphabetically by Last Name) Julian Agyeman Richard Alley (+ background sources) Gar Alperovitz Miguel Altieri (background sources) Kevin Anderson (+ background sources) Ray Anderson (background sources) Sir David Attenborough (+ background sources) Andrew Bacevich ( background sources) Robert Ballard … Continue reading