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The Failure of Western and Alternative Medicine: An Anti-Capitalist Perspective

In my experience as a patient with mysterious chronic illness, I have witnessed the astounding failure of both western and alternative medicine. By western medicine, I mean the established medical community, primary care doctors, specialists, hospitals, institutionalized “care”, etc…┬áBy alternative … Continue reading

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Interstitial Cystitis: One Patient’s Journey (ongoing)

In June 2012, I had flown to Chicago to meet up with a poetry friend and attend a socialist conference. After having a great time with my poetry friend, I went to the conference, which soon led to an excruciating … Continue reading

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