Tag Archives: Effort

Compensation for victims of North Carolina eugenics program abandoned

Jared Yee BioEdge North Carolina’s effort to compensate victims of a widespread and decades-long eugenics program that extended into the 1970s was derailed in the State Senate this week. Governor Bev Perdue and the State House of Representatives had backed … Continue reading

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5 Million Farmers Sue Monsanto for $7.7 Billion

Anthony Gucciardi Natural Society Launching a lawsuit against the very company that is responsible for a farmer suicide every 30 minutes, 5 million farmers are now suing Monsanto for as much as 6.2 billion euros (around 7.7 billion US dollars). … Continue reading

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Positive words: The glue to social interaction

Joan Robinson EurekAlert Words charged with a positive emotional content are used more frequently, thus enhancing human communication. Scientists at ETH Zurich have studied the use of language, finding that words with a positive emotional content are more frequently used … Continue reading

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Propaganda (1928) by Edward Bernays

History is a Weapon [The] American business community was also very impressed with the propaganda effort. They had a problem at that time. The country was becoming formally more democratic. A lot more people were able to vote and that … Continue reading

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Carrot man: A case of excessive beta-carotene ingestion.

Sansone R.A. & Sansone L.A. Wiley Periodicals/PubMed Abstract In this case report, the authors describe a 48-year-old male who complained to his primary care physician of abdominal discomfort and yellow/orange skin discoloration. Physical examination was normal except for some mild … Continue reading

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Suzuki v Senate

Ottawa Sun Senator Mike Duffy discusses the Senates effort to unveil the truth behind charities, much to David Suzuki’s chagrin. Click here to watch the video segment Related: Peter Foster: Suzuki vs. the Senate — who’s silencing whom? 1972 clip of … Continue reading

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Neural Mechanisms Underlying Motivation of Mental Versus Physical Effort

Schmidt, L. et al. PLos Biology Incentive motivation refers to the process in the brain by which we translate the expectation of a potential reward into the effort required to do an action, as for instance when the expected paycheck … Continue reading

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Real Wealth vs. The Debt Bubble – Catherine Austin Fitts on GRTV

James Corbett Global Research TV As a former investment banker and Assistant Secretary of Housing, Catherine Austin Fitts spent years learning how the system really works. Now, she spends her time teaching people about that system and how they can … Continue reading

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UN Bosses Secretly Plot Global Govt Through “Green Economy” for Rio+20

Alex Newman New American United Nations boss Ban Ki-moon and his top deputies gathered in secret last year to chart the future course of humanity through “sustainable development,” a controversial concept the UN equates with “saving the planet” in what … Continue reading

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New Research Shows C-Section Not Always Best for Babies

PR Newswire DALLAS, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The widely-held assumption that a cesarean delivery has no health risks for the baby is being challenged today by new research that found the procedure did not help some preterm babies who … Continue reading

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