We Belong To One Another: Disability and Family Making

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Ableism frames disability as a “family problem,” in which disability is a tragedy for nondisabled family members and a disqualifying factor when disabled people want to build families of their own. But, to the contrary, disability can create new opportunities for flourishing by challenging traditional notions of what family is and should be. In this...

Love and Loss with Amy Bloom

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Bestselling author Amy Bloom‘s world was altered forever when an MRI indicated that her husband Brian had Alzheimer’s disease. Together, led by Brian, Brian and Amy made the decision to travel to Switzerland to access an assisted dying process unavailable in the United States. In this discussion with Hastings Center president Mildred Solomon, Bloom will talk about her new book, In Love: A Memoir of Love and Loss,...

Is It Possible to Have Healthy People on a Sick Planet?

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How should we work to address climate change and other planetary threats to human health and survival? Our society is built on a global economy that is extractive and destructive, not only to the planet but to people and societies. What is needed to shift to an economic system that does not externalize harm, given...

Anti-Black Racism, Health & Health Care: A Reckoning—and a Path Forward

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A new report calls on the field of bioethics to take the lead in efforts to remedy racial injustice and health inequities in the United States. Join the editors of the report, “A Critical Moment in Bioethics: Reckoning with Anti-Black Racism Through Intergenerational Dialogue,” for a virtual discussion with Michele Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor and Director,...

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