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To Repair the World: Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation

A compelling volume calling on young people to confront the world's most pressing challenges. Repair the World: Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation', is recommneded by the Bartlett Faculty Climate Curriculum Working Group.

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Urging young people to confront the world's most pressing challenges

To Repair the World: Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation presents a compilation of speeches by Paul Farmer, a renowned doctor and social activist. Farmer, holding prominent positions at Harvard and within the UN, is celebrated for his fervent advocacy for global health equity and social justice.

In this volume, Farmer addresses young people, urging them to confront the world’s most pressing challenges. He asks readers to take action towards creating a more just and equitable society.

The book challenges readers to confront systemic failures that deprive billions of access to basic human rights such as healthcare and education. Farmer advocates for the power of collaboration in tackling global poverty and climate change, while also shedding light on the social forces that perpetuate health disparities worldwide.

Drawing from his experiences in Haiti, Peru, Rwanda, and beyond, Farmer illustrates the transformative impact of hope, solidarity, and unwavering dedication. He emphises that with creativity, passion, and collective effort, future generations can make the world a safer and more humane place. 



This reference was recommended by the Bartlett Climate Curriculum Working Group.

The working group serves as a collaborative platform for staff, students, and professional services staff from the 13 institutes and departments within the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment. Participation in the group is voluntary, with a focus on gathering recommendations for resources that explore the intersectional and multidisciplinary aspects of the climate emergency and social justice. Despite the global nature of the climate crisis, its social repercussions disproportionately affect marginalized communities, highlighting the urgent need for action. The list of recommended references is continuously expanding through collective efforts. Bartlett Alternative acknowledges and appreciates the Working Group’s ongoing dedication in promoting the sharing of diverse works and resources, by amplifying underrepresented voices, narratives, and agendas.

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