Racism, Class, and the Opioid Crisis

Featuring Helena Hansen, Jules Netherland, and David Herzberg on how American capitalism and its illusions of whiteness both created the opioid crisis and shaped the response to it. We are discussing their book Whiteout: How Racial Capitalism Changed the Color of Opioids in America.

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Topics: Criminal Justice David Herzberg Drug War Helena Hansen Jules Netherland Medicine
Guests: Helena Hansen Jules Netherland David Herzberg