Blindness and Alternative Visions

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Mon, 05/17/2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am

On Another World is Possible we look today at alternative visions of public healthcare and the insights that great fiction can provide. Host Norm Diamond talks with Barbara Simons, who recently published an essay on the premises that underlie different approaches to public healthcare. Simons, a practicing nurse who has a Ph.D in English, a rare and intriguing combination, draws on cultural theory and a close reading of Portuguese communist José Saramago’s novel, Blindness.


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