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Greater Freedom, Lower Inequality?

This discourse aims to initiate a conversation about the effects of freedom (i.e., civil liberties and political freedoms; Freedom House Index) on equality (GINI Coefficient), examining the complex relationship between civil liberties and political freedoms and income distribution through a landscaping of expert opinions and quantitative analysis.
By: Melissa Flores, Brent McCann

Emissions, Climate Change, and Health

In this article, we define the challenge the globe faces at the intersection of climate and health. It illustrates that current investment levels and attention across key funders to the climate-health nexus fall short of the global need. The article also explores several complexities in climate-health funding that may inhibit further investment in space. It concludes with a few key recommendations to approach these challenges.
By: Melissa Flores, Abdel Agadazi

Healthcare x Equity: Paperwork, Pain, Panaceas, and Progress

Part Two of a conversation on US healthcare in our “post-pandemic” moment: the legacy challenges, the current tragic clashes around untreated mental health episodes in public spaces, as well as the current wave of innovation and opportunity that might, if leveraged and supported, help us move towards equitable, quality healthcare.
By: Kim Langenhahn, Rozella Kennedy

Healthcare x Equity: Mission Possible? Pt. One

Join us for a far-reaching conversation about US healthcare and its many facets, angles, deficits—but also opportunities and bright spots in the quest to provide equitable, quality healthcare more broadly to people living in the United States. In Part One, we look at the “end of the pandemic,” and some general facts, figures, and frustrations about US healthcare as it currently is delivered.
By: Kim Langenhahn, Rozella Kennedy