Dr. Harriet Fraad discussing Lost Connections by Johann Hari

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Dr. Harriet Fraad joins www.PeoplesInternetRadio.com Tuesday Feb 6th, 2018 to discuss the pathologizing of conditions like depression that author and journalist Johann Hari points out in his new book Lost Connections.

 

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Economic Update: The System's Unwanted Results

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This week on Economic Update, Professor Richard D. Wolff delivers updates on economic data hype vs reality, big capitalists gearing up to take on the healthcare capitalists, profit-driven housing rip-offs, why Saudi Arabia is...READ MORE

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The Ties That Bind Sexual Assault, Gender, and 21st-Century Capitalism

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The relationship between the three is finally exposed.

This article originally appeared at Alternet.org.   Co-authored with Prof. Richard D Wolff.

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Class Warfare, Alienation, & Capitalism

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Lee Camp of Redacted Tonight speaks with Dr. Harriet Fraad about why there are so many white male shooters, the economics of sex work, our exploitative hierarchical system, and the socialization of women to staying silent. 

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Opioid Addiction in the USA: Where Capitalism Meets Health Care

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This article originally appeared at The Independent International Political Research Center.

First, let’s define “drug addiction.” Drug addiction is an out of control compulsion to take a drug without consideration of the consequences.  Major drugs to which Americans are addicted are opioids: synthetic forms of heroin often prescribed as pain medications such as oxycodone (e.g., OxyContin, hydrocodone (e.g., Vicodin), morphine, fentanyl, and codeine.

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