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Quote: Lewis on tyrrany

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PM must go or the party will be over

Mike Carlton smh.com.au Time to face facts. Time to pull the pin. Julia Gillard is leading the Australian Labor Party towards a catastrophic election defeat, probably the worst in its federal history. For the good of the party and the … Continue reading

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How soap operas changed the world

Stephanie Hegarty BBC News Soap operas aren’t often celebrated for contributing to the good of society. Whether it’s the materialism of Dallas or the idle gossip of Neighbours, they are better known for being shallow and addictive than for bringing … Continue reading

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Laura Carstensen: Older people are happier

Laura Carstensen TED “When we recognize that we don’t have all the time in the world, we see our priorities most clearly.” (Laura Carstensen) In the 20th century we added an unprecedented number of years to our lifespans, but is … Continue reading

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The Business of Good Conscience – World

Journeyman Pictures February 2012 The Fairtrade logo has become a global symbol of ethical trade and is growing in popularity. But is it just a marketing ploy, doing more for the image of the shops than the three million farmers … Continue reading

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Why the Rich Are Less Ethical: They See Greed as Good

Maia Szalavitz TIME While stereotypes suggest that poor people are more likely to lie and steal, new research finds that it’s actually the wealthy who tend to behave unethically. In a series of experiments — involving everything from dangerous driving … Continue reading

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If You Take Oral Vitamin D You MUST Avoid Making This Serious Mistake

Dr. Mercola Mercola Did you know there are two types of vitamin D, and they are NOT interchangeable? In fact, taking the wrong one could do you more harm than good… Drisdol is a synthetic form of vitamin D2—made by … Continue reading

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Acres of Skin by Allen M.Hornblum

“Acres of Skin is an attempt to ….. [s]how how American prisoners were exploited in the name of medical science just as senile hospital patients, retarded orphans, and other institutionalized populations were exploited in postwar America. This story will finally … Continue reading

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A Dip in the Pool Does an Aging Body Good

Jeremy Singer-Vine Wall Street Journal Swimming reduces blood pressure and improves artery health in elderly adults, according to a study in the American Journal of Cardiology. Previous studies have found similar advantages from walking exercises, but this was the first … Continue reading

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The seed emergency: The threat to food and democracy

Vandana Shiva Al Jazeera Patenting seeds has led to a farming and food crisis – and huge profits for US biotechnology corporations. The seed is the first link in the food chain – and seed sovereignty is the foundation of … Continue reading

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