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Neglect and Fatal Defects

The Fresno County Board of Supervisors (BOS) seems incompetent, indifferent and neglectful as they preside over a county care and service crisis. Several examples of the board’s offensive and obdurate [...] Continue Reading

Kill the Poor

The well-known punk rock band, the Dead Kennedys, released a song in 1980 about the neutron bomb called “Kill the Poor.” Here’s some of the lyrics. Now that we have the neutron bomb It’s nice [...] Continue Reading

Crisis de Atención al Paciente

El 25 de mayo un mar púrpura envolvió el capitolio. Más de 600 trabajadores de la salud, asistentes médicos, cuidadores domiciliarios, trabajadores de clínicas, médicos residentes y pacientes que [...] Continue Reading

Making Sense of Mental Illness

There are so many ways we are confused about mental illness. What is going on in the minds of people whose words and behavior don’t make sense? Where can a family turn for help when a loved one shows [...] Continue Reading

Dar Sentido a la Enfermedad Mental

Hay muchas cosas que no sabemos o entendemos sobre las enfermedades mentales. ¿Qué está pasando en la mente de las personas cuyas palabras y comportamiento no tienen sentido? ¿A dónde puede acudir una [...] Continue Reading

Abortion Bans an Indicator of Misogyny

We have returned to the situation of 50 years ago, when abortion was available only in some regions of some states. As an abortion counselor in southern Illinois in the 1970s, the author raised money [...] Continue Reading