Steve Minkin is an author and poet based in southern Vermont. Over the last two decades, he has focused his attention on two issues. The first is the impact of internationally funded investments on the environment, health and livelihoods. He was present at the 4th People's Health Assembly held in Bangladesh this past November where he presented research on widespread micronutrient deficiencies in children in Bangladesh resulting from large-scale flood control projects. His other main interest has been clarifying the history of HIV/AIDS. He is currently working on a book on that subject titled “White Plague – Blood, War and the Missing History of AIDS. ”
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Wednesday, December 05, 2018
A Climate of Violence: Refugees and Global Warming
I recently received an appeal from one of my favorite progressive organizations – with the subject line, "What do climate change and immigration have to do with each other?" The appeal went on to connect the wild fires in California and the refugee crisis in Central America. "As I'm writing to you...