The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study is the largest investigation ever conducted on the links between childhood adversity and disability in adult life. It explodes the lies that good health is a matter of choice and that individuals “outgrow” childhood trauma.
This 2009 documentary exposes the corruption at the heart of America’s market medical system.
This 2008 documentary explores the link between ‘race,’ class and health in the United States. The web site offers abundant reference material.
Combating Environmental Racism
Lists organizations challenging the deliberate placement of polluting industries in racialized communities.
WHO Commission on the Social Determinants of Health
This report documents growing health inequities between nations as well as health gradients within them. In the process, it exposes the failure of the World Health Organization to challenge a global capitalist system that sacrifices human health to profit. For a critique of the WHO report, see Engels and the WHO Report.
Courage to Resist
Vietnam Full Disclosure
Support anti-war veterans and active-duty soldiers.
Socialism is the Best Medicine