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Colonization Fueled Ebola: Dr. Paul Farmer on “Fevers, Feuds & Diamonds” & Lessons from West Africa

Democracy Now! Published on Jan 1, 2021 We continue our conversation with medical anthropologist Dr. Paul Farmer, whose new book, “Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds,” tells the story of his efforts to fight Ebola in 2014 and how the history of … Continue reading

Dr. Paul Farmer: Centuries of Inequality in the U.S. Laid Groundwork for Pandemic Devastation

Democracy Now! Published on Jan 1, 2021 As the United States sets records for COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations, we speak with one of the world’s leading experts on infectious diseases, Dr. Paul Farmer, who says the devastating death toll in … Continue reading

Dr. Paul Farmer: Centuries of Inequality in the U.S. Laid Groundwork for Pandemic Devastation

Democracy Now! Dec 4, 2020 As the United States sets new records for COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations, we speak with one of the world’s leading experts on infectious diseases, Dr. Paul Farmer, who says the devastating death toll in the … Continue reading

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

Some New Questions From Reading Old Books: Imagining & Imaging the Agro-Ecology & Pathology of European Empire

[Presentation & discussion in a member’s meeting ofThe Ticknor Society of Boston] Several new dimensions for the study of the humanities have been opened up by the digital revolution. One of these involves our newly acquired capacity to read “old … Continue reading

Initiative on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery | Harvard University

November 21, 2019 Dear Members of the Harvard Community, Over four years ago, Harvard undertook an effort to better understand the historical and enduring connections to slavery on our campus and in our community. That effort built on years of … 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