The political economy of ebola

A discussion of the political economy of ebola goes a long way to explaining why this disease has become a full-blown regional health crisis in West Africa. Ismail Rashid, professor of African history at Vasser College, joins Amandla’s Gwen Schulman in a conversation the places ebola in the context of years of devastating civil wars and the dismantlement of public infrastructure under structural adjustment programs. People.

[audio http://archives.ckut.ca/64/20141015.19.05-19.45.mp3]

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