Pieces of a Social Medicine Power Map

Goals? The goal is not to provide people on the margins a seat at the table. The goal is to move the table of power from the margins (currently called the center) to the center (currently called the margins). Power and Participation If power is the ability to act, its relationship to direct participation isContinue reading “Pieces of a Social Medicine Power Map”

Of Stone Soup and Spinning Wheels

PART I Blessy My economy story, like most of my stories, starts with my grandmother. She was 70 by the time I was born, no longer showing up on employment statistics or GDP but deeply involved in the reproductive labor of our household. She cooked, cleaned, and provided constant childcare and education for me andContinue reading “Of Stone Soup and Spinning Wheels”