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Inequality is killing us--literally

Communities and nations with higher income and wealth inequality have worse health outcomes than those with greater economic equality. Thus, working to reverse the widening gap between the rich and the poor should be considered as part of a strategy for achieving and maintaining a healthier society. read more
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Single-Payer Would Be a Good Start, but Real Health Equity Means Tackling Economic Disparities

Prioritizing health and well-being means prioritizing jobs, education and housing. It means meeting people's daily needs and helping communities to flourish. read more
La Clínica del Pueblo

La Clínica del Pueblo

An interview with Alicia Wilson, Executive Director of La Clinica del Pueblo, a health organization based in Washington, D.C. that has served the city’s Latino and immigrant populations for more than three decades. read more
La Clínica del Pueblo (versión española)

La Clínica del Pueblo (versión española)

Una entrevista con Alicia Wilson, Directora Ejecutiva de La Clínica del Pueblo, una organización sanitaria con sede en Washington, DC, que ha servido la población latina e inmigrante por más de tres décadas. read more

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Soul Fire Farm: Feeding the Soul, Growing Community

A farm in upstate New York is dedicated to addressing the painful history of farmwork to Black people in the US, while also growing fresh vegetables and community surrounding it. read more

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