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Is this child abuse? The courts think so

Adrian Lowe The Age VICTORIAN welfare authorities have begun using extreme obesity as a reason to support children being separated from their parents – and experts predict more cases as the population gets fatter. The Department of Human Services has … Continue reading

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Sayonara Baby – Japan

ABC Australia Journeyman Pictures If your children had been snatched by your partner and taken overseas you’d hope the authorities would do everything in their power to retrieve them. But in Japan, the law is on the side of the … Continue reading

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ACTA in UK: 10 years in jail for a download?

RT UK web surfers have caught a grim glimpse of the future with Internet users being threatened with 10 years in jail for “illegal downloading” after a prominent music file-sharing site was shut down shortly after Britain signed the notorious … Continue reading

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Why Anti-Authoritarians are Diagnosed as Mentally Ill, and How This Helps America’s Illegitimate Authorities Stay in Charge

Bruce Levine Bruce Levin Blog In my career as a psychologist, I have talked with hundreds of people previously diagnosed by other professionals with oppositional defiant disorder, attention deficit hyperactive disorder, anxiety disorder and other psychiatric illnesses, and I am … Continue reading

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‘Miss’ Officially Banned in France

Naharnet “Miss” is officially out in France. The office of French Prime Minister Francois Fillon said Tuesday the term would be struck from official documents, along with that of “maiden name” or “married name” for women. The prime minister’s office … Continue reading

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BBC: Inside the Medieval Mind – Knowledge

One of the world’s greatest authorities on the Middle Ages, Professor Robert Bartlett of St Andrew’s University, investigates the intellectual landscape of the medieval world.

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China issues ultimatum to bloggers and blog commenters

Agence France-Presse Raw Story Microblog users in Beijing who do not register using their real names by mid-March will be banned from posting comments, a local official said on Wednesday, as authorities tighten their grip on the web. The Chinese … Continue reading

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Polish church faces demands to confront sex abuse

Source: NCROnline WARSAW, POLAND — When Bartek Obloj, a 13-year-old altar boy, hanged himself in his home village of Hludno just before Christmas 2007, he left a letter to his mother complaining of being molested by his parish rector. Police … Continue reading

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Human Feces Used as Fertilizer Has Neighbors Fuming

Source: NBC Residents in a Lehigh County township are waging a battle against local farms that are using a fertilizer made from human feces. Several Lynn Township, Pa. farmers use a bio-solid called “granulite” to fertilize their crops, according to … Continue reading

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Monsanto’s GMO Corn Linked To Organ Failure, Study Reveals

Source: HuffPost In a study released by the International Journal of Biological Sciences, analyzing the effects of genetically modified foods on mammalian health, researchers found that agricultural giant Monsanto’s GM corn is linked to organ damage in rats. According to … Continue reading

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