After the summit, the threat of nuclear war remains

Check out our new Op-Ed in the Boston Globe. Drs. Jim Muller, John Pastore, and I write: The relation of massive nuclear destructive force to national security requires such a change in human thinking that our leaders will not be able to bring us to safety without broad public support. It is time, with the help of an informed citizenry, to address not just the … Continue reading After the summit, the threat of nuclear war remains

Nipah virus, dangerous and little known, spreads in India

I am currently spending two weeks working as an attending physician on the infectious diseases consult service at Boston Medical Center. Luckily, I have an amazing team, including our ID fellow Dr. Muhammad Dhanani, our pharmacist Brian Spoelhof, PharmD, and two hotshot medical students, Paul George and Jamie Lim. Paul in particular is a real hotshot, having played varsity basketball in high school. Anyway, the title of … Continue reading Nipah virus, dangerous and little known, spreads in India

The War Economy: Militarism and the Proliferation of Gun Violence

By engaging in highly publicized, non-violent moral fusion direct action, over a 6-week period in at least 30 states and the District of Columbia between May 13 and June 23, the Poor People’s Campaign will force a serious national examination of the enmeshed evils of systemic racism, systemic poverty, ecological devastation and the war economy. Vigil against the War Economy, Militarism, and Gun Violence Monday, … Continue reading The War Economy: Militarism and the Proliferation of Gun Violence