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Fracking forces eviction of entire Pennsylvania trailer park

RT.com An entire community in central Pennsylvania is being ordered to find new homes after a fracking operation has forced dozens of low-income earning residents to try to relocate from a local trailer park. Nearly three-dozen families lived in Jersey … Continue reading

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Shell keen to import foreign workers

Leigh Sales ABC One of the world’s most powerful business leaders has applauded the Government’s move to put a price on carbon, but says his company will need to import foreign workers to make its Australian operations competitive. Peter Voser, … Continue reading

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Madness: Even School Children Are Being Pepper-Sprayed and Shocked with Tasers

Source: Alternet There is something truly disturbing about a society that seeks to control the behavior of schoolchildren through fear and violence, a tactic that harkens back to an era of paddle-bruised behinds and ruler-slapped wrists. Yet, some American school … Continue reading

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UK biobank opens to researchers

BBC News The UK Biobank, the most comprehensive health study in the UK, is opening its doors to researchers. It has collated about 20TB (terabytes) of securely stored data, the equivalent of 30,000 CDs-worth, on 500,000 people. The aim of … Continue reading

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Count on resource boom, but not all its benefits

Source: Australian THE scope of the coalmine and associated infrastructure project envisaged by Indian company GVK Power is a whole lot bigger than was proposed by Hancock Coal, but not all the benefits are going to flow to Australia. Hancock … Continue reading

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