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FIFA’s Opportunity to Act Virtuously

A young Nepalese man, unsatisfied with his life in Nepal, packed his bags and traveled to Qatar full of hope, promise, and the prospect of a bright future. 2,203 more words


IKEA’s Instruction Manual

You park your minivan next to the gigantic yellow and blue building and unload the kids. They excitedly drag you towards “Småland,” the free supervised play area. 2,609 more words


Rejection's Regret

You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to suffer rejection in silence.

In my eyes

you will always be strong

you would always please me… 65 more words


OBEY: The Art of Phenomenology

In 1989, Shepard Fairey, an undergraduate at RISD, was working in a skate shop in Providence. While there, he designed a sticker incorporating an illustration of wrestler Andre the Giant, first with the slogan “ANDRE THE GIANT HAS A POSSE 7′ 4″, 520 lb” and later transforming to a design featuring just his face and the bold tagline “OBEY.” The stickers experienced initial popularity among the skater subculture in Providence, but they were quickly posted all over urban centers of the East Coast and exposed to the general public.  2,815 more words


Shift of Governmental Control in the Digital Age and the 50 Cents Army

The Internet is idealized by many people today; said to provide a free and open forum for the public opinion to overshadow information funneled through the conforming corporations of media moguls. 696 more words

The 'original sin' of the Haitian-Bahamian?

Morality, empathy and immigration

.Digital.Disclosure. / ALISON LOWE 

Even as the government has won praise for its immigration initiative at home, disturbing questions remain about how this fits with what is moral, what is legal, and what is economically and socially beneficial. 1,260 more words


Is data obtained from clinical studies in Colombia sufficiently shared?

According to ClinicalTrials.gov there are 712 studies registered for Colombia as a location for patient recruitment (Data search: December 5 2013). Most of these trials were designed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of approved drugs in off-label conditions in postmarketing studies (phase IV) and to test investigational new drugs (clinical trials, phases one to three).

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Evidence Based Medicine