The Body Economic
Dr. Sanjay Basu, co-author of the book The Body Economic: Recessions, Budget Battles, and the Politics of Life and Death, talked about the health impacts of economic austerity measures in countries around the world following the 2008 recession and throughout history. He spoke about the correlation between government cuts in social and health spending and the rise in rates of things like heart disease, suicide, and HIV. This event was hosted by Book Passage in San Francisco. close
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