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The High Price of Materialism

Tim Kasser NewDream Psychologist Tim Kasser discusses how America’s culture of consumerism undermines our well-being. When people buy into the ever-present marketing messages that “the good life” is “the goods life,” they not only use up Earth’s limited resources, but … Continue reading

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William Hague facing legal action over drone strikes

BBC News Human rights lawyers are to sue Foreign Secretary William Hague over the alleged use of intelligence in assisting US drone attacks in Pakistan. The case is being raised at the High Court in London on behalf of Noor … Continue reading

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Student fights suspension over letter praising women’s ‘inner beauty’

Stephanie Findlay The Star All he wanted was to share the love, but instead he got suspended. A Catholic high school student is appealing a suspension he received after distributing a Valentine’s Day letter to classmates that praised women’s inner … Continue reading

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Can three minutes of exercise a week help make you fit?

BBC News A few relatively short bursts of intense exercise, amounting to only a few minutes a week, can deliver many of the health and fitness benefits of hours of conventional exercise, according to new research, says Dr Michael Mosley. … Continue reading

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Anger at Poole school’s “suicide lessons”

Harriet Marsh Daily Echo AN OUTRAGED mum has vowed to take her daughter out of ‘lessons in suicide’ at Poole High School. Jennene Garnett says teaching teens about such sensitive issues is inappropriate and that daughter Jasmine Bird, 15, came … Continue reading

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Children’s ‘tsar’ backs calls for boys to be allowed to dress as girls at school

Chris Musson Daily Record CROSS-dressing pupil Jamie Love says a call by Scotland’s youth “tsar” to allow schoolboys to wear girls’ clothes will help people like him. Children’s commissioner Tam Baillie claims gender-specific uniforms can cause serious distress. Jamie, 17, … Continue reading

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Sydney’s crowded houses of learning

Bruce McDougall Daily Telegraph STUDENTS in government primary schools are struggling in classes of more than 30 children as wealthy families turn their backs on expensive private colleges to save thousands of dollars in fees. Booming public school enrolments have … Continue reading

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High Anxieties . The Mathematics Of Chaos

Documentary which looks at how developments in mathematics over the past 40 years have completely changed our understanding of the fundamental nature of the world we live in. As we approach tipping points in both the economy and the climate, … Continue reading

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Principal apologizes after shocking video shows blindfolded students making out with their PARENTS in high school prank

Source: Daily Mail They were told to expect a kiss from a ‘special someone’. But the joke was on teenagers at Rosemount High School when the mystery lip locks they suspected came from their classmates… were actually from their parents. … Continue reading

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Mother of Sarah Redfern High School student Aaron Jones who died in after-school fight in Minto said he was bullied

Source: Daily Telegraph HE mother of a boy who died during a after-school fight says her son was being bullied. But Tracey Jones said she is unsure what caused the fight at the intersection of Durham and Kent Streets, Minto, … Continue reading

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