Prescription for Justice

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"Corporate Personhood" > Host Martin Donohoe and guest David Delk discuss the history of so-called “corporate personhood,” from colonial times to the present, covering significant Supreme Court decisions, the influence of corporate money on politics

"Women In Science" > Throughout history women have been marginalized and had limited opportunities for formal academic learning and achievement in science. This episode explores the barriers to women in science and how those barriers are being dismantled

?Immigration: Ethics and Philosophy? > This episode covers the nature of humans as migratory species; the history immigration and nation states; and US immigration, especially immigrants and the economy, immigration policies under Obama and Trump.
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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.

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The Unhealthy State of the U.S. Health Care System, and How to Fix It (Part 2)

Airs at: Sun, 05/19/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
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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 number one in health care spending. Even with ObamaCare, 28 million Americans la... Read more

The Unhealthy State of the U.S. Health Care System, and How to Fix It (Part 1)

Airs at: Sun, 05/12/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
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 number one in health care spending. Even with ObamaCare, 28 million Americans la... Read more

Doctors Gone Bad: Physicians, Dictatorships, and Warrior Cultures

Airs at: Mon, 05/06/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
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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 rise of demagogues and the perpetuation of militarism. I discuss how the coopta... Read more

Teaching Social Justice (Part 2)

Airs at: Mon, 04/29/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
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This and the previous episode 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 younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about... Read more

Teaching Social Justice (Part 1)

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
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This and the next episode 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 younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about con... Read more

Howl: Ecological Destruction, Endangered Species, and Wolves

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
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This episode of Prescription for Justice, is entitled “Howl: Ecological Destruction, Endangered Species, and Wolves.” This episode provides an overview of ecological destruction and endangered species, including up to date statistics, from our current mass extinction, along... Read more

Immigration: Ethics and Philosophy

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
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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 of immigration and nation states; and US immigration, especially myths about immigra... Read more

Women In Science

Airs at: Mon, 04/01/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
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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, technology, engineering, and math. They often are paid less than men of similar accom... Read more

Corporate Personhood

Airs at: Mon, 03/25/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
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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 and national Co-Chair of the Alliance for Democracy) and I discuss the histor... Read more

Complicit

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
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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 the two main political parties, to the press, to uninvolved citizens. It discus... Read more