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BIOPOLITICS

Beyond Vaccine Politics to Biopolitics

Even in an election cycle that is dominated by the economy, feelings about cultural issues continue to be the most raw, especially where the power of modern medical science seems to conflict with tradition values. Welcome to the era of biopolitics.

BIOETHICS

Bioprogressive America

A political alliance of bioprogessives on the left and the right can share a commitment to the continued growth of knowledge as a basic humanistic value, the desire to use knowledge as a force for innovation, and an appreciation of innovation as a source of new wealth.

Sargent Shriver: Bioethics Pioneer

Among the many reasons to remember Sargent Shriver–war hero, presidential adviser, Peace Corps founder, vice presidential candidate–there is one that few may know about: pioneer of bioethics. In 1970 the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation was considering support for a [...]

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