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Global AIDS Policy in the Age of Obama

An excerpt from my piece in the Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services This editorial is based on a short trip I took to South Africa earlier this year. April 2009 In 2006, then-U.S. Senator Barack Obama and his wife Michele traveled to Kenya, Obama’s father’s homeland where many of the senator’s extended family still […]

Making Markets for Merit Goods

In our paper on making the market for merit goods, we make the case that the market for ARVs was politically constructed, meaning that activists had to bring the demand and supply sides of the market together through a variety of tactics and strategies