Prescription for Justice
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    Prescription for Justice is a talk show originating in Portland, Oregon. Host Dr. Martin Donohoe is a physician-educator-activist and textbook author who addresses varied topics related to creating more just and healthy communities and a better world. Subjects include education, race, environment, human rights, food justice, criminal justice system, women’s rights, war and peace, etc. Show less
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    • 017 The Unhealthy State of the U.S. Health Care System, and How to Fix It (Part 2) - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      • 11 views
      While widely regarded for its scientific and technological advances, the U.S. health care system ranks 37th in the world, giving us the poorest health among all rich nations, even though we are num...
    • 016 The Unhealthy State of the U.S. Health Care System, and How to Fix It (Part 1) - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      • 14 views
      While widely regarded for its scientific and technological advances, the U.S. health care system ranks 37th in the world, giving us the poorest health among all rich nations, even though we are num...
    • 015 Doctors Gone Bad: Physicians, Dictatorships, and Warrior Cultures - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 3 months ago
      • 40 views
      This episode reviews the history of unethical human subject experimentation from World War II to the present, focusing on physicians who compromised their professional ethics and facilitated the ri...
    • 014 Teaching Social Justice (Part 2) - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 4 months ago
      • 23 views
      Episodes 13 and 14 cover the topic, Teaching Social Justice. Brazilian educator Paulo Freire wrote, “Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate integration of the young...
    • 013 Teaching Social Justice (Part 1) - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 4 months ago
      • 34 views
      Episodes 13 and 14 cover the topic, Teaching Social Justice. Brazilian educator Paulo Freire wrote, “Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate integration of the young...
    • 012 Howl: Ecological Destruction, Endangered Species, and Wolves - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 7 months ago
      • 32 views
      This episode of Prescription for Justice, is entitled “Howl: Ecological Destruction, Endangered Species, and Wolves.” The episode provides an overview of ecological destruction and endangered speci...
    • 011 Immigration: Ethics and Philosophy - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 7 months ago
      • 205 views
      America is a nation founded by immigrants, exiles escaping religious persecution and fleeing violence and poverty. This episode covers the nature of humans as migratory species; the history immigra...
    • 010 Women In Science - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 7 months ago
      • 143 views
      Throughout history women have been marginalized and had limited opportunities for formal academic learning and achievement in science. Today, women hold less than ¼ of the jobs in science, technolo...
    • 009 Corporate Personhood - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 8 months ago
      • 33 views
      This episode begins with a primer on the nature and scope of corporations including corporate profits/taxation/political influence/crime. My guest David Delk (Chair of the Oregon Progressive Party ...
    • 008 Complicit - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 9 months ago
      • 97 views
      This episode calls out those who are complicit in the disastrous presidency of Donald Trump, from evangelical Christians (comparing Trump’s actions to Christ’s words in the Bible), to members of th...
    • 007 Contemporary Labor Issues - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 11 months ago
      • 69 views
      This episode will focus on the work force and will address wages, benefits, sick leave, retirement savings and wealth inequalities. We will also discuss the decline in union membership over the las...
    • 006 Gun Violence - The War Against Ourselves - Duration: 28 minutes.

      • 11 months ago
      • 46 views
      The number of Americans killed by firearms since 1968, including suicides, homicides, and accidental shootings, is 1.4 million, more than the 1.2 million killed in all the wars involving our countr...
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