Health & Society

HEALTH

Unfettered Economy Kills, Especially When it Thrives

March 27, 2017 | Economic conditions affect health. In fact, economic conditions can kill. This idea is nothing new in itself—we have known about it for centuries. Engels’ The Conditions of the Working Class (1845) (...)

Usama Bilal

INTERVIEW

Woefully Understaffed, Maryland Nurses Fight to Unionize

March 14, 2017 | Suzanne Mintz is a nurse at Holy Cross Hospital in Maryland. Since February 2016, she has been organizing with other nurses to form a union.

Suzanne Mintz

TRUMP PRESIDENCY

Death to Public Programs: Pro-Privatization Hawk to Head Medicaid

January 14, 2017 | With Seema Verma appointed Trump’s head of Medicare and Medicaid, we can expect the acceleration of privatization and dismantling of current government health insurance programs. In the coming (...)

Tre Kwon
Shreya Mahajan