In Human Terms, Ep. 11: “Medicinal Politics”

The healthcare providers I’ve spoken with have one thing in common: They really love helping people. And yet, considering how much healthcare providers love to help, healthcare related debt remains the leading cause of bankruptcy in the U.S. So, how does an occupation that attracts so many do-gooders become the industry that economically hurts individual Americans…

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In Human Terms, Ep.8: “Black in America pt. 2”

*This is part two of our two part series, Black in America. A conversation with Joy Gilmer Marseille, an old family friend, black woman, and educator sharing her thoughts about what it’s like to be a black woman in America today. To get the full context of our discussion, I encourage you to listen to…

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In Human Terms, Ep.7: “Black in America”

It’s February and that means that the United States of America is officially celebrating black history month. Yet, for a country that has an entire month dedicated to celebrating its black people, America’s relationship with its melanin enriched citizens remains complicated. So, what’s it like to be a black person in a country that on…

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In Human Terms, Ep. 6: “Shutdown for What? The Wall.”

We only have seven days left before the three week timer on the government shutdown runs out. What’s at stake? Funding to build a wall between Mexico and the United States. Though a wall may stem the flow of migrants for a time, it doesn’t address the larger problems that have made the US immigration…

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In Human Terms, Ep. 4: “Hunters vs. Madmen: Guns in America”

Few subjects have challenged almost every American’s sense of safety and freedom like that of gun control. As a country, we are divided on this. One side sees the gun and the second amendment as an American birthright to protect our liberty . And the other side counts the casualties of gun violence as too…

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In Human Terms, Ep. 1: “Introduction”

When it comes to conversations between democrats and republicans, I’m tired of: People yelling at each other People not listening to each other People demonizing each other And, believe me, I get that things are very bad in the world. I get that there are tremendous problems that have the consequence of human lives in the…

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