“ At all levels the health care systems of advanced capitalist nations reproduce the structures of class relations. The profit-making orientation caused biomedicine to evolve into a capital-intensive endeavor heavily oriented to higher technology, the massive use of drugs, and the concentration of services in medical complexes. The state legitimizes the corporate involvement in the health arena and reinforces it through support for medical training and research in the reductionist framework of biomedicine. Corporate-controlled foundations simply augment the state, at both international and national levels. ”
Baer, Hans et al. 2004. “Theoretical Perspectives in Medical Anthropology.” In Medical Anthropology and the World System. Hans A. Baer, Merrill Singer, and Ida Susser, eds. New York: Praeger.
Probably some real big influencers would want a free five dollar McDonald’s card
A portrait of Yiva Schwenke by Andrea Gjestvang, named Photographer of the Year in the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards. The photograph comes from a project called “One day in history” - Portraits of children and youths who survived the massacre on the island of Utoeya outside Oslo (NO) on 22nd of July 2011.
PBS Meets The Avengers - Here to save you from crappy TV
Bob Ross, Bill Nye, Mr. Rogers, and Carl Sagan are united to pilot the spaceship of the mind away from the mind-numbing reality of today’s reality programming.
“Some people just want to watch the world learn.”
I really can’t tell you how happy I am to get to work for PBS. Like, I’m giddy watching this. These are my dudes. I feel like a Junior Avenger. We … ARE … PBS!!!
The coolest thing I have ever seen.
Sneak Peek of a thing. More soon. Just to prove that even though I’ve been mostly working on, as CERTAIN FAMILY MEMBERS might call it, “real work,” there’s still some cool jams coming down the line.