• Monocultures and Drug Patents

    For our second Milestone in our Food for Thought class, we were asked to look at an issue through the lens of monocultures of the mind. I chose the conflict between Bayer and Natco over Bayer’s drug Nexavar and the compulsory license given by the Indian government to allow Natco to create a generic version …

  • Apricots and Family Food

    For our new English/History class, we are taking a course called Food for Thought. The first unit is on life. We looked at why and how agrarian societies began, the environmental and social impacts of agriculture, and how domestication changed the lives of the hunter-gatherers. For the first unit we were assigned an interview with …