Daily Archives : June 4, 2014

The People’s Republic of Censorship

What does a memory become when it’s coercively buried beneath folds of government threat? What does a death become when mourners are threatened against mourning?   What does an atrocity become when people become complacent in compulsory amnesia?   Today…

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Rediscovering the Beat Generation

Does history repeat itself? Indeed it does. What we find cool today, no matter how innovative we think we are in culture, seems to always stem from some movement in the past. Hipsters are no exception, although they may pride themselves on…

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An Economic Revisit to the Pharmaceutical Industry after Thalidomide

On October 1, 1957, a “wonder drug” for insomnia, coughs, colds, headaches, and morning sickness was released on the German markets. Marketed under the name “thalidomide,” the sedative was heavily advertised to be completely harmless, nonaddictive, and effective, three settling…

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