In a new book, ''Pathologies of Power'' (University of California), Dr. Farmer, who has worked and lived in Haiti for the past 20 years, criticizes human rights advocates and bioethicists for giving short shrift to the health problems of the poor.
Evacuation for upper/middle-income residents was straightforward: get a hotel room, visit out-of-town friends/family, pack the car, grab cash...Low-income residents had fewer options: no cash, no vehicles, no out-of-town social networks...
A month ago, the military banned MySpace but not Facebook. This was a very interesting move because the division in the military reflects the division in high schools. Soldiers are on MySpace; officers are on Facebook.
live in a town where it is easier to find chitterlings, ponhaus and souse in the grocery store than a leek … and where Smokey and the Bandit still plays to packed movie houses year after year. Is it possible for a higher class of person to live in Ameri
Provides information on the patient assistance programs that are established by prescription drug manufacturers. These programs are designed to help those who can't afford their medicines obtain them at no cost or low cost...
As David K. Shipler makes clear in this study, the invisible poor are engaged in the activity most respected in American ideology - hard, honest work. But their version of the American Dream is a nightmare: low paying, dead-end jobs; the profound failure
He swore off beer, had to put the pricey organic bananas back on the supermarket shelf and squeezed four meals out of a single chicken, all in the name of reducing hunger. And this is not even an election year.