MORE ABOUT HEALTH: PROFIT AND PUBLIC HEALTH

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The distribution of cholera cases around the Broad Street pump, as discovered by John Snow

By Ellen Isaacs

The mission of this blog has been to focus on racism as a primary and essential aspect of capitalism, especially American capitalism, without which that system could not survive. In the article recently published, Racism is a Scourge on the Public’s Health, we began to illustrate the role of racism in adversely affecting the health of non-white as well as white workers. We would now like to delve more deeply into the relationship between capitalism and public health—the promotion of health of entire populations. Continue reading “MORE ABOUT HEALTH: PROFIT AND PUBLIC HEALTH”