Old Paradigms – New Norms

Old Paradigms – New Norms

Old Paradigms – New Norms. This forms the basis for a webinar on March 10th hosted by the University of Cork. I am currently based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, working with the Saudi Ministry of Health on their hugely ambitious Transformation Plan. Because of Covid...
We are a Massively in the sh*t.

We are a Massively in the sh*t.

“As matters now stand, every issue is hopelessly entangled in a snarl of emotions, stereotypes and irrelevant memories and associations.” (John Dewey) I sit down with friends and we discuss matters of various triviality and seriousness. A common theme often makes its...
Health and Capitalism

Health and Capitalism

What has the now global, dominant economic variants of capitalism to do with health outcomes? It has to do with the system of private property, alienation and the continuing struggle for existence, which capitalism seemed to have solved in the rich level 4 countries....
I can’t breathe

I can’t breathe

I can’t breathe For the weight of history bears down, And suffocates my hopes, I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe,  For the boot on my human face stamps down Crushing a vision of the future, I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe For the white hooded sheets, the red flagged,...