Category Archives: Death

Justice for Asa Sullivan

People with mental health disabilities are four times as likely to be killed by police, according to the Department of Justice. Please help support the family of Asa Sullivan, who was killed by SFPD on June 6, 2006 in an … Continue reading

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What Lies behind the Wish to Hasten Death?

By Stephanie Sugars We can begin with What Lies behind the Wish to Hasten Death? (1)  a basic introduction to the inner workings of those considering “things I really don’t want to live through before I’m dead”. Pop Quiz: Where … Continue reading

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Physician-Assisted Suicide Debate

Listen (29 min) Physician-assisted suicide is in the California news again.  In a flurry of media coverage, Brittany Maynard traveled to Oregon to die.  A  doctor-prescribed suicide bill was introduced in California at the end of January.    Now, a … Continue reading

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Resisting the Grid – Electronic Sensitivity

Listen (29 min) from the KPFA archives. Imagine getting an internet connection in your house and five hours later getting a massive headache.   Or, PG &E installs a smart meter in the morning and you can’t get out of bed … Continue reading

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Three Excerpts from Stephanie Sugars’ Blog

I lost a productive life by the age of 40 when I could no longer work with metastatic breast cancer.  But I’ve unexpectedly won at survival with metastatic disease – 20+ years. We lose.  And we don’t know how to … Continue reading

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Community Accountabiity

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Living on the Edge of Death

A Conversation Between Shanti Soule and Stephanie Sugars Listen (29 min)  Part 1 Listen (29 min) Part 2  (The program begins with this 16 min segment) We listen in on the ultimate discussion.  Two women, Shanti Soule and Stephanie Sugars, … Continue reading

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