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.

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029 Slavery and Reparations (Part 2)

Airs at: Mon, 05/04/2020 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
This two part episode covers the history of slavery and its legacy (myriad social inequities) in the United States, contemporary inequalities between African-Americans and Caucasians, and the possible role of reparations in redressing centuries of black exploitation (includ... Read more

028 Slavery and Reparations (Part 1)

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
This two part episode covers the history of slavery and its legacy (myriad social inequities) in the United States, contemporary inequalities between African-Americans and Caucasians, and the possible role of reparations in redressing centuries of black exploitation (includ... Read more

027 Ignorance Pseudoscience and Democracy

Airs at: Mon, 03/09/2020 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
This program explores the nature of pseudoscience and ignorance in the United States. I describe the characteristics of pseudoscience and how to spot fake news. I focus on health care, the environment, and threats to democracy. I define the characteristics of pseudoscience,... Read more

026 Lead Poisoning and Corporate Malfeasance (Part 2)

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
  Guest David Rosner, PhD, MPH, Ronald H. Lauterstein Professor of Sociomedical Sciences and Co-Director of the Center for the History & Ethics of Public Health at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, member of the National Academy of Sciences' National A... Read more

025 Lead Poisoning and Corporate Malfeasance (Part 1)

Airs at: Mon, 12/09/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
  Guest David Rosner, PhD, MPH, Ronald H. Lauterstein Professor of Sociomedical Sciences and Co-Director of the Center for the History & Ethics of Public Health at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, member of the National Academy of Sciences' National A... Read more

024 Climate Change: Weather Extremes and Rising Sea Levels

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
Guest Kristina Dahl, PhD, senior climate scientist for the Climate & Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists and lead author of Killer Heat in the United States: Climate Choices and the Future of Dangerously Hot Days, Union of Concerned Scientists, 2019. Novembe... Read more

023 Climate Change: Causes, Costs, Consequences, and Call to Action

Airs at: Mon, 11/04/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
This episode reviews the evidence for the ecologically-disastrous human-caused global warming occurring since the advent of industrialization; the health, environmental, and economic consequences of global warming; weather extremes, rising sea levels, changing patterns of i... Read more

022 Donald Trump is Mentally Unfit to be President

Airs at: Mon, 09/02/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
This episode features Bandy X Lee, MD, MDiv, forensic psychiatrist, internationally recognized expert on violence, member of the faculty of Yale School of Medicine’s Law and Psychiatry Division, consultant to the UN and WHO, co-founder and director of the World Mental Healt... Read more

021 Immigration: History, Imperialism, Incarceration, and Human Rights (Part 2)

Airs at: Mon, 08/05/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
  This second of two episodes build on Episodes 11 (Immigration and Philosophy) and 19 (Undocumented immigrants and kidney transplants: an inspiring story). Dr Anderson shares his experiences as a doctor working in Latin America, visiting the southern border wall, and cari... Read more

020 Immigration: History, Imperialism, Incarceration, and Human Rights (Part 1)

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2019 at 7:00am - 7:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
  This episode builds on Episodes 11 (Immigration and Philosophy) and 19 (Undocumented immigrants and kidney transplants: an inspiring story). Dr Anderson shares his experiences as a doctor working in Latin America, visiting the southern border wall, and caring for undocum... Read more