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NationofChange.org - Children Treated as Lab Rats
A spate of deaths over the last four years caused by illegal clinical trials of untested drugs has ignited the wrath of rights activists and prompted prominent legal institutions to consider tightening the country’s drug regulation laws.
drugs  pharmaceutical_industry  health  India  clinical_trials  regulation 
august 2012 by dissident
3 Idiots (2009) - IMDb
Two friends embark on a quest for a lost buddy. On this journey, they encounter a long forgotten bet, a wedding they must crash, and a funeral that goes impossibly out of control.
India  movie  comedy  bollywood 
february 2012 by dissident
CO2 – Some facts, figures and outcomes
The largest source of increasing CO2 in the atmosphere since 1850 is from the burning of fossil fuels and vegetation, arising from human activity. These emissions pose a threat to the survivability of all on the planet. The following invites attention to the sources of CO2 emissions, some of their effects and measures which might be taken to enforce their reduction.
global_warming  fossil_fuels  emissions  United_States  India  China  environment 
june 2011 by dissident
Evicting the poor | Red Pepper blog | Red Pepper
Sunit Bagree on international sporting events and the housing struggle
eviction  housing  homeless  World_Cup  Canada  India  Olympics  sports 
february 2011 by dissident
Asia: Guinea Pigs Aplenty for Drug Giants
Bangkok, Thailand — Before any pill reaches the pharmacy shelf, it must first pass through a gauntlet of human guinea pigs: the “clinical subjects” paid to take trial drugs so specialists can observe their symptoms.
drug_trials  drugs  pharmaceutical_industry  Asia  India  Thailand  pills  Pfizer 
december 2010 by dissident
500 workers arrested in India for striking against Foxconn | No Sweat
INDIA: Twelve Foxconn workers and union leaders remain in prison on October 13 in Chennai, India after hundreds of workers striking the plant were arrested on October 9.
Foxconn  India  labor  strike  workers_rights 
october 2010 by dissident

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