Social Disease

Beinart, Peter
January 2002
New Republic;1/21/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 2, p6
Offers observations on the policies of South African president Thabo Mbeki on AIDS. Communist influence in South African political history; Differences between international and domestic opinion of Mbeki; Explication of his Afrocentric views on AIDS; Suggestion that he is taking the wrong approach to the AIDS crisis by blaming racists for introducing AIDS into Africa, and pharmaceutical companies for profiting from AIDS awareness; Criticism made by the Communist Party for Mbeki's refusal to give antiretroviral drugs to pregnant women.


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