“Pharmaceutical Prosthesis and White Racial Rescue in the Prescription Opioid ‘Epidemic’”

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Critical psychiatry researcher, anthropologist and NYU professor Helena Hansen writes: “Opioid maintenance acts as a kind of pharmaceutical prosthesis which promises to return white ‘addicts’ to regaining their status as full human persons and middle-class consumers. Meanwhile, black and brown users are not deemed as persons to be rescued, but rather dangerous subjects to be pharmaceutically contained within the public discipline of the state.”

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1 COMMENT

  1. I just read the article referenced above….. I’m sorry I’m the only comment, so far. More people should see this…. Recently, Repub. Gov. Sununu of N.H. appointed a new Attorney General. He’s a former top lawyer for Perdue Pharma…. God, I wish I was making this shit up….

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