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Global Health Epidemics

The Media Covering Ebola: Fear Tactics That Play on Racial, Economic Divides

Mario Machado | Posted 12.20.2014 | Media
Mario Machado

Behind the fear mongering and scare tactics that have conflated all of today's hot news issues into some sort of dystopic conservative nightmare -- Ebola on the backs of ISIS crossing into the US through the porous Mexican border -- lie very palpable undertones of colonialist attitudes towards racism and cultural elitism.

What's Killing Us: An Introduction to Global Health

Tom Murphy | Posted 06.05.2012 | Impact
Tom Murphy

The short e-book is a quick read, an hour or so, and is intended for an audience that is interested in but not knowledgeable about global health. The author graciously agreed to answer some questions about the book.

Addressing the Convergence of Crises

Tri Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tri Robinson

When you look at the scope of the world's problems today, the environmental crisis is not one that can be addressed singularly. It is the linchpin of so many different crises.