Public Health

Guest Post

Gentrification and Capital’s Co-Option of American Cities

October 11, 2017 | In ‘How to Kill A City’ Peter Moskowitz examines the process of gentrification as it has transformed New Orleans, Detroit, San Francisco, and New York.

Emma Vignola


Repeal Market Health Care – It’s Time to Fight for Medicare For All

April 04, 2017 | The Affordable Care Act and the now-failed American Health Care Act are different versions of a market-led, for-profit health care insurance system.

Emma Vignola


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

The Night Shift: Capitalism’s Silent Killer

June 21, 2016 | Millions work night shifts to satisfy the capitalist system’s around-the-clock drive for profits, which poses a serious threat to the health of night workers. Time for a fight back to reclaim the (...)

John Leslie


Healthcare Workers, Stand up: Silence is Not Health

April 21, 2016 | Thousands of public sector workers across the country went on strike yesterday, with the largest concentrations in Buenos Aires Province. Among them were faculty and professors, judicial (...)

Tre Kwon

Health is Political

April 15, 2016 | Left Voice presents an interview with Joan Benach, author of several texts on public health, who discusses public health as a primarily political question, determined by historical-structural (...)