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Obese Kids as Bright as Thinner Peers

Science Daily Obesity is not to blame for poor educational performance, according to early findings from research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). In a study that combines statistical methods with genetic information, researchers dispel the false … Continue reading

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The Shadows of Power: The Council on Foreign Relations and the American Decline

James Perloff exposes the subversive roots and global designs of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Passed off as a think-tank this group is the “power behind the throne” with hundreds of top-appointed government officials drawn from its ranks – … Continue reading

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Sydney Council election and voting enrolment

Alan Jones 2GB Alan Jones speaks with Colin Barry, NSW electoral commissioner about the upcoming elections. Listen to the podcast

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Guitar Frets: Environmental Enforcement Leaves Musicians in Fear

Source: WSJ Federal agents swooped in on Gibson Guitar Wednesday, raiding factories and offices in Memphis and Nashville, seizing several pallets of wood, electronic files and guitars. The Feds are keeping mum, but in a statement yesterday Gibson’s chairman and … Continue reading

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Sydney City Council’s ‘Don’t Buy New’ campaign

Alan Jones 2GB Alan Jones speaks with Patricia Forsyth from the Sydney Chamber of Commerce about the initiative. Listen to the podcast

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Brussels plans European banking union from 2013

BBC News A single regulator to oversee banks across all 27 European Union states could be in place as early as 2013 according to the European Commission. A controversial new bank bailout fund financed by a tax on financial institutions … Continue reading

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Amid international protests, intellectuals and activists issue manifesto for global democracy

Source: UNPACampaign Intellectuals Naomi Klein, Vandana Shiva, Noam Chomsky, Eduardo Galeano and Michael Hardt as well as mass-protest organizers and activists have issued a manifesto that includes a strong call for global democracy and, in particular, democratic rule over the … Continue reading

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Toxic chemical found in school shoes

Natalie O’Brien The Herald A toxic chemical banned in Europe because it can cause burns, rashes and respiratory troubles has been found in imported children’s school shoes sold by major retailers. Tests undertaken three months ago by the Council of … Continue reading

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Nudge theory trials ‘are working’ say officials

BBC News Trials suggest millions of pounds could be saved by using “nudge theory” about how people behave to encourage them to pay taxes and fines, officials say. Trials organised by a special government unit suggest so-called “nudge theory” could … Continue reading

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Fracking may be banned in France

Source: RT France may impose a ban on hydraulic fracking, citing health concerns as a danger to the people and the environment. Research hasn’t’ determined the practice to be safe, and as risks abound, where does America stand on the … Continue reading

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