Tag Archive | Healthcare

The Campaign To Bring Mumia Home

By Johanna Fernandez Dear Friends of Mumia, I’m writing on behalf of the Committee to Save Mumia Abu-Jamal to ask if you might help us in an emergency. The Committee is the official fundraising venue for Mumia’s legal defense today. It has been raising funds, quietly, since Mumia was facing execution in the ‘90s. The […]

Escape From Arizona

I posted a short rant a couple months ago about a quadriplegic woman I know who tried moving to “sunny Arizona” to avoid the brutal winters of NYC. I told of how the hearts of the people controlling Arizona are colder and more brutal than any winter storm in N.Y. She endured a lack of empathy […]

What’s The Price Of A Human Life?

This is a spontaneous rant of frustration at observing just how low the U.S. has fallen from having previously been a somewhat civilized nation of human beings to a corporate-owned plantation of steel and cement inhabited by brain-dead automatons who obey the orders of overseers even George Orwell’s nightmares didn’t conjure. A friend of mine […]

Hillary Clinton For President?

Really? Hillary Clinton deserves to be president simply because she’s smart, extremely ambitious and has been in politics for so long? And because she’s been attacked viciously by simple-minded cheerleaders in the republican party for years? And because it’s time for a woman to be president of the United States? While I agree wholeheartedly with […]

Random Observations While Living A Semi-Nomadic Existence in NYC (Part 2)

This is a continuation of an unfinished essay that was published accidentally. I was in the process of stating my feelings about the hordes of tourists that descend daily upon Times Square while trying to enjoy breakfast one morning. 1) {continued} As I was sipping my coffee I wondered how many of these people had […]

Pay The Farmer Or Pay The Pharma: The Pharmaceutical Food Industrial Complex

It’s your choice. Consuming poison seems to have become normal in society today. How a supposed civilized and educated society can drag itself down to a place where this has become acceptable behavior seems beyond comprehension. Why do so few people care about what they put in their mouths? Or worse, care about what they […]

Rethinking Cancer Treatment

Originally posted on The Most Revolutionary Act:
? Restoring Immunity Rather than Destroying It As western medicine comes under ever greater domination by insurance and pharmaceutical companies, a growing health freedom movement advocates for patients’ right to choose non-corporate health care options. Nowhere is the importance of choice more urgent than in cancer treatment. Chemotherapy…