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Class dismissed: Surge in arrests of foreign teachers in China - Reuters
“What has changed is that many government officials think that kicking out Western influences like English teachers is doing the Party’s work, and the schools are taking advantage of it” said Harris, the Seattle lawyer, who now advises against foreigners teaching in China. “The risks of going to China to teach far outweigh the rewards.”
gaijin  china  work  english  teacher  drug  police  risk 
5 days ago by aries1988
High Hitler: how Nazi drug abuse steered the course of history

The invasion of France was made possible by the drugs. Rommel and all those tank commanders were high

That same day, I asked him about the trains going to the camps. He told me that he saw one in the winter coming from the west, and that he said to himself: these are Russian POWs. But since it came from the west, and he heard children, and it was a cattle train, he kind of realised something weird was happening.
ww2  nazi  history  drug  war 
october 2016 by aries1988
The ecstasy and the agony | The Economist
Opioids are tricky. Take too much, or mix them with alcohol or sleeping pills, and you may stop breathing. Long-term patients often need more and more. But for much acute pain, and certainly for the terminally ill, they are often the best treatment. And they are cheap: enough morphine to soothe a cancer patient for a month should cost just $2-5
drug  medicine 
may 2016 by aries1988

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