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Obesity Industrial Complex

RT America As the debate over cutting government spending rages on, billions of dollars of taxpayer money are wasted each year on junk food. Between 1995 and 2010, over 250 billion dollars was spent on subsidizing foods that are making … Continue reading

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Climate Institute Poll finds we are all stupid, confused. Gillard must sell The Carbon Pox better!

Jo Nova joannanova.com.au We know the answer is always that they are smart, and that if we don’t “get their vision” they just need to explain it better. “Australians have limited understanding of climate change, Climate Institute finds” A new … Continue reading

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Making Money – Greece

SBS Journeyman Pictures July 2012 While political parties bitterly debate Greece’s future in the eurozone, locals are finding their own solutions – one that doesn’t rely on the Euro at all. Could the people of Volos have found the answer? … Continue reading

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World’s first GM babies born

Michael Hanlon Daily Mail The world’s first genetically modified humans have been created, it was revealed last night. The disclosure that 30 healthy babies were born after a series of experiments in the United States provoked another furious debate about … Continue reading

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The Brave New World vs 1984 debate

Michael Cook BioEdge Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World is a touchstone for much commentary on contemporary bioethical debates, from moral enhancement to genetic engineering to assisted reproduction. Published in 1933, its vision now seems prophetic – at least in some … Continue reading

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England Swings – UK

ABC Australia Journeyman Pictures With the Olympics just around the corner, not every Londoner is accepting the runaway hyperbole surrounding the city’s big sporting carnival. We take a look at both sides of the debate raging in the capital. “No … Continue reading

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This Food Robs Your Brain Power – Avoid It for Clearer Thinking

Source: Mercola Grains should represent a small part of your diet, regardless of your age. I personally seek to avoid most grains, except rice. But if you’re going to eat some grain-based foods, how much is too much? This debate … Continue reading

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Smokers’ job chances up in smoke

7 News AAP Job chances for cigarette lovers may go up in smoke with online job ads specifying they need not apply. The ads have sparked debate about personal choice, discrimination and protecting workers health and productivity, says the Herald … Continue reading

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Killer flu doctors: US censorship is a danger to science

Source: Independent Dutch lab that created deadly bird flu virus attacks America for redacting its research. America should not be allowed to dominate the debate over who controls sensitive scientific information that could be misused in biowarfare terrorism, say the … Continue reading

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What is a Good Teacher?

Michael Wilshaw et al. RTA In the opening debate of a new series of Education Matters Debates with Teach First Sir Michael Wilshaw HMCI, Matthew Taylor, Peter Hyman, Ndidi Okezie and Gillian Hargreaves ask: what will it take to ensure … Continue reading

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