Tagged Healthcare

Do The Work: Disability

“There is no neutral body from which our bodies deviate. Society has written deep into each strand of tissue of every living person on earth.” — Aurora Levins Morales When the U.S. president mocked physically disabled reporter Serge Kovaleski at a rally in November of 2015, he yet again showcased an astounding lack of empathy…

Do The Work: Mental Health

“Theories that diseases are caused by mental states and can be cured by will power are always an index of how much is not understood about a disease.” — Susan Sontag Mental health professionals across the United States have seen a significant increase in patients struggling with post-election anxiety. With imminent changes to the Supreme…

Do The Work: Healthcare

“The most anti-capitalist protest is to care for another and to care for yourself.” — Johanna Hedva Although the American president and his administration were unable to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (the ACA or Obamacare), affordable healthcare coverage will continue to be under fire in the coming years. Accessing healthcare and health…