Thalidomide

Pipelines Demonstration

Why we need dissenters as badly as ever

Lawyer and journalist William Kaplan talks about the cost of ignoring them, why he’s warmed to them and why Donald Trump is a lousy dissenter.
Thalidomide capsules, c 1958-1962.

Thalidomide was a disaster. And it’s available in Canada again.

The former ’wonder drug’ led to miscarriages and babies with defects. Now it’s being repurposed—for cancer treatments