Tag Archives: Academics

The Sellout of the Ivory Tower, and the Crash of 2008 (Excerpt)

Charles Ferguson Huffingtonpost.com Many people who saw my documentary film about the 2008 economic crisis, Inside Job, found that the most surprising, and disturbing, portion of the film was its revelation of widespread conflicts of interest in universities, think tanks, … Continue reading

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We’re really losing pounds: How recession makes you thin… and it’s mystifying the experts

Jo Macfarlane Daily Mail People are not only tightening their belts financially – obesity figures have fallen since the start of the recession. A study has found that the number of people who have become dangerously overweight halved in the … Continue reading

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Global Dimming for Dim Environmentalists

Joe Scanlan Sovereign Independent With aircraft still spraying overhead on a daily basis I thought I’d point out to those intellectuals, too dim to notice, that deliberate global dimming is a fact, and that exhaling CO2, or flatulent cows expelling … Continue reading

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Like Fracking? You’ll Love ‘Super Fracking’

Source: Bloomberg Few energy industry practices have sparked more controversy than hydraulic fracking. First, wells are drilled horizontally below the surface, allowing a single bore or pathway to reach vertical pockets of oil and natural gas trapped between formations of … Continue reading

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Punishment: A Failed Social Experiment

Source: Youtube Punishment: A Failed Social Experiment’ provides a detailed, critical analysis of the current legal and justice system generally in operation across the world whilst also providing potential solutions which work on preventing crime and creating a much more … Continue reading

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Want your kids to do better in school? Try exercise

Source: Reuters Children who get more exercise also tend to do better in school, whether the exercise comes as recess, physical education classes or getting exercise on the way to school, according to an international study. The findings, published in … Continue reading

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They really are growing up fast: Pressures of modern world are eroding childhood

Source: Daily Mail Calls for initiatives to ensure that children’s outdoor play and connection to nature are encouraged All forms of marketing directed at children up to at least age seven ‘should be banned’ Children are growing up too quickly … Continue reading

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The Green Lobbyists Who Cleared ‘Climategate’ Academics

Source: GWPF A shadowy lobby group which pushes the case that global warming is a real threat is being funded by the taxpayer and assisted by the BBC. The little-known not-for-profit company works behind the scenes at international conferences to … Continue reading

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