The real tragedy of Loki of Asgard in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is how his character arc perpetuates the “savior myth of adoption.” His is the story of a little blue baby icicle that dismisses a critical biological and psychological truth: adoption is trauma.
For millions of families, debt forgiveness isn’t enough. Without a sustainable income or other necessities such as adequate health care, a bankruptcy discharge can perpetuate the cycle of debt, opening the door to unique yet systemic forms of predatory lending.
Chemists create new drugs faster than officials can schedule them, resulting in a drug supply tainted with chemicals that can’t be tested because they don’t really exist.
“While white addicts receive treatment, drug counseling, and a lenient criminal justice system, there are Black people still behind bars because of mandatory minimums, three-strikes laws, and disparate drug sentencing.”
Throughout my career as a cannabis journalist, I’ve kept silent about my sobriety. Finding freelance gigs is hard enough without the added burden of having to be that guy. Besides, if I learned anything from active addiction, it was how to lie at my job.
The investigation by PotNetwork News, based on an in-depth review of Mr. Joseph’s research, a trove of confidential documents, and interviews with people familiar with the events discovered that Dr. Bomi Boban Joseph is, in fact, Moses Sunith Prasad Joseph, a former venture fund manager and convicted con artist who stole over $20 million from Wells Fargo Bank, Bank One, and Eastman Kodak, among others, in the early 2000s.