Reading List for November 23, 2017


Death Trips On The Baffler, Ann Neumann writes about the rise of death doulas, non-medical professionals who assist people who are dying in order to make their death a more comfortable one, and all of the assumptions about death, faulty or wise, that profession is based on.

Time of Death: Some Patients Prefer to Die Alone On Pallimed, Lizzie Miles writes about  those people who don’t feel comfortable – even in an unresponsive state – about dying with their loved ones around them and, in a way, sneak their deaths when their families leave momentarily.

singlealone_newspaperclip-e1375130719726Neoliberalism and the Global Financial Crisis [Automatic PDF Download] a 2009 paper, University of Wollongong researcher Sharon Beder very clearly shows exactly how the neoliberal policies created under Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher and continued today are responsible for the enriching the wealthy at the expense of the middle and lower classes. Please read this.

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Reading List for November 23, 2017