Access to health in the developing world brings together multiple actors, policies, and strategies in a worldwide effort to provide life saving medicine to those who cannot afford it. With income inequality growing on a global scale, now more than ever, strong leadership and decisive action concerning affordable drug pricing and increased accessibility in developing and least developing countries (LDCs) must occur. A significant barrier to positive global health outcomes originates in patent law – the exclusive ownership of life saving drugs. Read the rest here.
About Jason D. MacLeod
Collection of works by socio-legal theorist and musician. Learn more
- IPCC 5th Assessment, Sea Level Rise, and International Refugee Law
- On September 27th, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released their highly anticipated fifth assessment concerning the physical science basis of climate change. The report details the observed change in the climate system, the drivers of climate change, and projections of changes in the climate system. This assessment reaffirms the scientific consensus concerning climate […] Read more – ‘IPCC 5th Assessment, Sea Level Rise, and International Refugee Law’.
- LLM Degree at Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)
- I am pleased to announce I am attending Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) for the 2013-2014 Academic year. I will be earning an LLM, which is an advanced law degree, with a specialization in Energy and Clean Technology. Berkeley Law School has been in the top 10 law schools in the country for decades. […] Read more – ‘LLM Degree at Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)’.
- Disastrous Climate Change and Capital’s Failures: Restoring Nature/Society Equilibrium Through Alternative Frameworks
- This article examines the innerconnections of climate change and capital. I argue, the capitalist system causes, continues, and fails to address climate change and its attendant social and physical affects. To prove this argument, the article examines the disastrous affects of anthropogenic induced sea level rise and capital’s response – corporate and market based solutions. […] Read more – ‘Disastrous Climate Change and Capital’s Failures: Restoring Nature/Society Equilibrium Through Alternative Frameworks’.