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Love in the time of sanctions

This reflection is written by Jacob Greaser, who recently completed an internship with the MCC U.S.’Washington office, focusing on U.S. foreign policy.  It originally appeared on… 502 more words


SWOFON South-South and South-East Regional Forum

By Favour Jacob

The Small-scale Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON) in partnership with ActionAid Nigeria held its South-South regional forum in Calabar, Cross River State on the 11th and 12th of August and South-West forum in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State on the 15th and 16th of August 2016. 515 more words


International Overdose Awareness Day

“The environment was empty, the antagonist hidden, and I drifted into  solo adventures”. William S. Burroughs.

The image of drug addiction evokes polarizing opinion. There is the romanticized image – the fuel of a bohemian movement whose members aspire to expand on creativity and search for utopia. 259 more words


The DEA Is At War With Chronically Ill Patients - Again

An article on Forbes.com, written by David Kroll, caught my attention.

First, it was and still is, Cannabis.  Now, it’s another plant.  A natural medicine – not artificially-produced, addictive, pain killers and human killers, known as “opioids,” by Big Pharma. 768 more words


Comment: Black Lives Matter - why is this grassroots movement important?

It is no secret that throughout history minority groups have been persecuted. It still happens in the 21st century and since the death of 18-year-old African American… 869 more words

Class Work

In honor of Black Breastfeeding Week

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 24: Anastasia West poses for portraits in New York on Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016. (Photo by Damon Dahlen, Huffington Post) *** Local Caption *** … 352 more words

Political Influence

I'll just leave this here...

Yesterday I tweeted to SciShow’s host Michael Aranda, among others, to suggest they interview Aubrey de Grey.

Tonight, this was on my Twitter.

Excuse me while I get overly excited about it.