Guidelines, Boundaries, Consent and Contact Improvisation
Contact Improvisation is a terrific opportunity to explore and deepen your ability to coordinate with others, and with yourself, in an exceptionally open structure. In the spirit of the form, contact improv jams are, as a whole, also improvisational, with little official regulation. This generally works well, because the essence of the practice is pursuit […]More
Booktivism! Great Books on Pharma!
Leonore Tiefer and a dedicated group of folks hosted a recent Selling Sickness conference. They also took the time to gather up a number of important books and make a Booktivism PDF that can be used as a reader’s guide and a bookgroup launching point – including orienting questions. Do check it out, it is […]More
Drugs for Life featured on BBC Radio!
In my first radio interview, Drugs for Life was featured on BBC Radio 4’s “Thinking Allowed,” a really engaging discussion show about the latest research into how society works and how we live today. I definitely need to get more comfortable speaking into a microphone alone in a room, getting right to the point instead […]More
Informing Pharmaceutical Cultures
JOSEPH DUMIT AND NATHAN GREENSLIT INFORMATED HEALTH AND ETHICAL IDENTITY MANAGEMENT (Editorial) Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry 2006. DOI: 10.1007/s11013-006-9017-z The scale of pharmaceuticals is almost unbelievable: trillions of pills consumed per year, 602 billion dollars in global sales, 3.6 billion prescriptions in the U.S. alone in 2005. The average insured American purchased thirteen different prescriptions last […]More