The Failure of Economics | Professor William Mitchell

Bill Mitchell Published on Mar 7, 2017 This video captures the audio of a presentation by Professor William Mitchell at Maastricht University as part of the Third Annual Joan Muysken Lecture Series, March 7, 2017. This lecture was delivered to academic staff and students at the University which discusses how the mainstream macroeconomics is equivalent… Read More

Demystifying Modern Monetary Theory, Stock-Flow Consistent Macro Models & Deficit Spending 101 | Professor Bill Mitchell

New Economic Thinking Published on Dec 28, 2014 In a challenge to conventional views on modern monetary and fiscal policy, Professor Bill Mitchell of Newcastle University in Australia has emerged as one of the foremost exponents of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), a heterodox challenge to the prevailing paradigms which dominate how mainstream economics is taught… Read More

BUILDING HEALTH THROUGHOUT THE LIFE COURSE | PAHO

PAHO TV Published on Oct 18, 2016 The life course approach suggests that your current state of health is usually a result of your previous life experiences. Reproduced from: https://www.paho.org/salud-en-las-americas-2017/?p=69 BUILDING HEALTH THROUGHOUT THE LIFE COURSE Introduction Health is a component of and a key resource for human development. It results from a cumulative process of… Read More

‘Leveraging the Science of Early Development: Creating Systems to Help Children Thrive’ | Neal Halfon, M.D., M.P.H., UCLA Fielding, School of Public Health & ‘Social Determinants of Health Interventions, Fatherhood, and Reproductive Health’ | Milton Kotelchuck, Ph.D., Harvard University Medical School

NASEM Health and Medicine Division Uploaded on Aug 10, 2018 Leveraging the Science of Early Development: Creating Systems to Help Children Thrive Neal Halfon, M.D., M.P.H., UCLA Fielding, School of Public Health (remote) Presentation slides: Life Course Strategies So All Children to Thrive NASEM Health and Medicine Division Uploaded on Aug 10, 2018 Social Determinants of… Read More

Life Course Health Development Framework

Reproduced from: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-47143-3_2 Table1. Principles of the Life Course Health Development Framework Principle Brief description 1. Health Development Health development integrates the concepts of health and developmental processes into a unified whole 2. Unfolding Health development unfolds continuously over the lifespan, from conception to death, and is shaped by prior experiences and environmental interactions 3. Complexity… Read More

Health, Interconnectedness and Salutogenesis | Daniel Christian Wahl

Reproduced from: https://medium.com/age-of-awareness/health-interconnectedness-and-salutogenesis-ca69c4f5366c Health, Interconnectedness and Salutogenesis from ‘Design for Human and Planetary Health’ D.C. Wahl 2006 So what genuine possibilities stand before us when we are considering the question of health? Without doubt it is part of our nature as living beings that our conscious self-awareness remains largely in the background so that our enjoyment of… Read More

The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire (Documentary)

Independent POV Published on Sep 14, 2018 At the demise of empire, City of London financial interests created a web of secrecy jurisdictions that captured wealth from across the globe and hid it in a web of offshore islands. Today, up to half of global offshore wealth is hidden in British jurisdictions and Britain and… Read More

Mainstream Economics Has Become a Celebration of the Wealthy Rentier Class | Michael Hudson

Reproduced from: http://evonomics.com/mainstream-economics-become-celebration-wealthy-rentier-class/ Inequality Mainstream Economics Has Become a Celebration of the Wealthy Rentier Class The One Percent have found a pressing need for the services of mainstream economists By Michael Hudson To paraphrase Mark Twain, everyone complains about inequality, but nobody does anything about it. What they do is to use “inequality” as a takeoff… Read More

Money, Myths, Monetary Dynamics, Modelling and Minsky | Prof Steve Keen

New Economic Thinking Published on Feb 2, 2014 The financial crisis that ran from 2007 to 2009 has been called a “Minsky Moment,” meaning it offered a much-needed reminder to all economists of Hyman Minsky’s neglected dictum that “capitalism is essentially a financial system.” But even with this reminder, it is hard to know what… Read More

Rudolf Virchow on Pathology Education | The Pathology Guy

Reproduced from: http://www.pathguy.com/virchow.html Rudolf Virchow on Pathology Education Note: This was a dramatic monologue given by Ed at a meeting of the Group for Resesarch in Pathology Education, Hershey, Pennsylvania. Direct quotations from the real Dr. Virchow are given in CAPITAL LETTERS. INTRODUCTION Our next speaker is the founder of modern pathology. By age 25, he… Read More