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Enslaved people’s health was ignored from the country’s beginning, laying the groundwork for today’s health disparities.4 min read
The health care inequities suffered by Black Americans today began centuries ago. An understanding of the inequities of the past is an imperative. Only then can we begin to dismantle structural racism.
Europeans once looked across the Atlantic for leadership in times of global crisis. But those days are over.
We like being able to quantify things and it is easier to convince people of the importance of physical distancing if we can say that it will save 236,000 lives, even if this may not end up being the actual number.
It would suggest an old-world way of paternalist thinking, Rashmee Roshan Lall argues.
Balzac praised the local grocer as ‘the strongest of social links’. The West isn’t picking up on it.3 min read
When it comes to communal well being, never under-estimate the unique role of the local grocer, the butcher, the baker, and the greasy-spoon up the road.