Archive for October, 2014

There Is No Santa Claus In Big Pharma

October 24, 2014

http://www.fastcompany.com/3037576/why-there-is-no-available-ebola-vaccine

“Yes, Virginia, there is an ebola vaccine.  It exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist except Big Pharma refuses to produce it because the few people who get ebola are mostly poor and black so an ebola vaccine would be unprofitable”

Haiku, Art Facto Jim Crow

October 24, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/10/21/if-youre-lucky-enough-to-earn-a-living-from-your-art-youre-probably-white/

“If you’re earning a – living wage as an artist – you’re probably white”

Haiku, Too Silent To Be Real

October 24, 2014

“Building railroads was – open heart surgery for – North America”

Haiku, The Dead

October 23, 2014

http://www.online-literature.com/james_joyce/958/

“One of writing’s most – powerful performances – of fiction brilliance”

Haiku, Dubliners

October 23, 2014

http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/books/2014/05/james_joyce_s_dubliners_100th_anniversary_dublin_a_century_later.html

“Visit Dublin through – the well polished looking glass – of Joyce’s gift shop”

Haiku, Women Work Harder

October 23, 2014

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/oct/22/women-better-at-housework-men-better-at-avoiding-it?CMP=ema_565

“Women aren’t better – at housework; men are better – at avoiding it”

Haiku, Age Is A State Of Mind

October 22, 2014

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/26/magazine/what-if-age-is-nothing-but-a-mind-set.html?_r=0

“Health and illness are – more embedded in the mind – than in the body”

Haiku, Our Granndparets Knew How To Dance

October 22, 2014

“Today’s dancing is – too much athletic and not – enough romantic”

Haiku, Hindsight Is Always 20/20

October 22, 2014

http://www.therailchannel.com/wp/free_content/opinion-capacity-a-concern-for-north-american-rail-industry/

“Railroads abandoned – too much capacity; now – they will face gridlock”

Haiku, Crackpot Or Genius

October 21, 2014

http://www.technologyreview.com/view/531911/isaac-asimov-mulls-how-do-people-get-new-ideas/#comments

“To be creative – you must resist common sense – and authority”