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A Short Primer on the Hierarchy of Identity Politics — Exposing Modern Mugwumps

Satire By Jim O’Neill The other day I decided to rank the hierarchy of liberal victimhood and it turned out to be a thornier process than I thought it would be.

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Exposing Modern Mugwumps

Some concerns on US politics and rejuvenation

Sometimes, bad news are good news in disguise. Some other times, it might be the other way around. I’ve been concerned for a while about certain turns that the situation of anti-ageing research might take in the future, and perhaps is already taking right now. 1,491 more words


The State of Marijuana Legalization In Trump’s America

On November 8, 2016, a small group of Americans made some pretty important decisions about the future of our nation. Their choices were, to say the least, confusing. 506 more words


Curing Parkinson's with Pixie Dust

I wrote a post back in 2013 that quoted the average cost of drug development: $1.2 billion over 15 years.  Four years later, it’s probably more than that, but the point is still the same: it would appear to cost way  too much and take way too long to come up with the next wonder drug to fight Parkinson’s. 272 more words

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8 Feb 2017 (AFR) - Recovery coming despite Trump, not because of him; AFR Business Summit speaker Jim O'Neill says that the world economy is very resilient

(8 February 2017, AFR, p39, by Jim O’Neill)

‘Disconcerting political developments in the United States and Britain might lead one to conclude that an already challenged world economy will struggle even more in the near term. 234 more words

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Trump's FDA Pick Could Undo Decades of Safeguards - February 5, 2017

President Trump’s vow to overhaul the Food and Drug Administration could bring major changes in policy, including steps to accelerate the process of approving new prescription drugs, setting up a clash with critics who say his push for deregulation might put consumers at risk. 96 more words