Tag Archives: health

Highly recommended reading: COVID-19 and Circuits of Capital

I direct readers of my blog to an excellent (and thoroughly referenced) article on Monthly Review: ‘COVID-19 and Circuits of Capital‘. It offers a comprehensive analysis of how the COVID-19 outbreak (and the inept handling thereof) is linked to the … Continue reading

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Social injustice is killing on a grand scale

Praise where praise is due.  I have previously criticised the BBC for its championing of GM and for offering a Pinochet-apologist a platform for his obnoxious views without challenging them. Now I must praise the BBC for hosting Professor Sir … Continue reading

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Health policy in an independent Scotland: tackling inequality is key.

On 11 November 2013 I attended a meeting of the Edinburgh branch of the Radical Independence Campaign, addressed by Dr Kate Wrigley. Not just poverty but inequality explains Scotland’s poor health Dr Wrigley got us to come up with a … Continue reading

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