Slave New World

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Leaning back in comfy mechanical beds. Channel-surfing. Gorging on an unlimited supply of free food. Joking around until 4 or 5 in the morning with my friend John in our shared room at a medical research facility, recovering from a mild case of government-induced malaria. This is a highly unlikely scenario any way you slice it, but it’s downright surreal to think that it was under these circumstances that John and I had an epiphany about the harsh realities of globalization, free-market economics and the irreconcilable, inescapable rabbit hole of conflicted interests that it has wrought on the entire human race.… [Read more]

It’s a Wrap – Week In Review, January 22, 2012

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What a week! We started the week with a national holiday, the annual celebration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have A Dream¬†reminds us that we have come so far as a nation but we still have a long way to go. ¬†When we take time to look at how far we have to push forward in order to make that “more perfect Union”, we have to take a step back to see where we went wrong.… [Read more]