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NOTEBOOK: AIDS and The Shock Doctrine

Alfonso Cuarón, the Mexican director of such films as Children of Men and one of the Harry Potter movies, brings us this short film on Naomi Klein’s Shock Doctrine. Politics aside, put the idea of circumcision in the context of … Continue reading

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Sociodemographic and behavior/risk characteristics explain “effectiveness” of circumcision

In a long description of a recent study investigating the (real world) effectiveness of circumcision, Aidsmap has highlighted important data that reveals an association with sociodemographic (aka cultural and value-based) characteristics and HIV infection risk. The money quotes are as … Continue reading

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