Facebook and other social media can undermine democracy. Powerful people and powerful companies mine our personal data and target us with emotionally charged but misleading and harmful ads. If we manage it right we can strengthen democracy with social media. We’ve seen examples of this with Arab Spring campaigns for social justice in our country. For more […]
Joseph Jarvis MD Salt Lake City, Utah July 9, 2020 Years ago I cared for a patient on a mental health ward who threw a rock through a fire department window intentionally hoping that he would be noticed and arrested. Why? He had a history of schizophrenia but couldn’t get the care he needed as […]
So how can Canada cover everyone and do it for less? How do they keep both medical care and administrative costs lower than the US?
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania June 30th 2020 One Payer States knows: it’s more than health care; it’s also the social determinants of health, including Racist Policing The cold-blooded murder of George Floyd on May 25 and the worldwide outpouring of horror, rage, and solidarity since that time, are stark reminders of our shared humanity among and between the vast majority […]