Subject: Politics

Policy, Politics

A Democracy in Peril

Our founding fathers envisioned us as a constitution based democratic society and penned a document that successfully pr...

June 17, 2022

Health Disparities, Politics, Reproductive Ethics

Abortion: Welcome to the Sixties

In November 1964, 9 years before the right to an abortion was codified by Roe v. Wade, I was an intern in a busy, urban...

May 6, 2022

Global Ethics, Health Disparities, Politics, Public Health, Social Justice, Vaccines, Vulnerable Populations

Vaccinating the World: The Problem with Drop-in-the-Bucket Thinking

By Govind Persad, JD, PhD The United States, after wasting over 15 million doses since March and with a stockp...

October 6, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic, Health Care, Health Disparities, Health Regulation & Law, Justice, Politics, Public Health, Social Justice

COVID-19 Proved That Americans With Disabilities Need Biden’s Infrastructure Plan. Lawm...

By Clayton Jones, LCDR, CHC, USN, Kevin Mintz, PhD, Andrew Peterson, PhD America is winning the battle against COVI...

June 16, 2021

Gender Disparities, Health Disparities, Politics, Public Health, Race

Overturning National Eviction Bans is Institutionalized Racism and Sexism

by Keisha Ray, PhD One of the social determinants of health is housing. Although in my work I discuss&nbs...

May 5, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic, Cultural, Justice, Politics, Vaccines

Patriotism, Rights, and Vaccination

Anne Zimmerman, JD, MS By suggesting a lack of education or a failure to digest vaccination science, the public health o...

April 2, 2021

Children/Adolescents, Clinical Ethics, Cultural, Ethics, Health Policy & Insurance, Health Regulation & Law, HIV/AIDS, Politics, Public Health

Immortal Surgeon General: C. Everett Koop, 40 years on

By Nigel M. de S. Cameron, PhD, MBA The remarkable impact on America of bearded, Presbyterian social conservative C. Eve...

March 27, 2021

Ethics, Health Policy & Insurance, Health Regulation & Law, Politics

Resurrecting the Presidential Commission For The Study of Bioethical Issues With Public En...

by Naomi Scheinerman, PhD The Biden-Harris Administration has a wonderful opportunity, particularly amidst a pandemic in...

March 9, 2021

Education, Politics

To keep our democracy, we need more liberal arts (and funding)

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. In 1862, the Morrill Act provided for the building of land grant universities throughout the cou...

November 24, 2020

Politics

A Serious Situation in Serbia

Dear AJOB & bioethics.net Readers,  I am writing to highlight a serious situation facing the academic Prof...

November 16, 2020

Health Policy & Insurance, Health Regulation & Law, Politics

A Tale of Two Nations

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. It is hard to know what to write in the middle of another drawn out ballot counting election in ...

November 4, 2020

Children/Adolescents, Cultural, Ethics, Global Ethics, Justice, Politics

Families Belong Together: Children Should not be Separated From Their Parents at the Borde...

by Asma Fazal, MD, MRCPI, MHSc Offering sanctuary to those fleeing conflicts is the most pressing human rights issue in ...

October 30, 2020

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