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Britain flooded with ‘brand police’ to protect sponsors

Martin Hickman The Independent “Olympics organisers have warned businesses that during London 2012 their advertising should not include a list of banned words….” Hundreds of uniformed Olympics officers will begin touring the country today enforcing sponsors’ multimillion-pound marketing deals, in … Continue reading

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Casual workers forced to wear barcodes

Clay Lucas The Age CASUAL workers at a warehouse in Melbourne’s west are being required to wear – and pay for – armbands identifying them as non-permanent staff. The armbands contain employee numbers on barcodes and must be used to … Continue reading

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Brain Development & Addiction with Gabor Mate

DVD available at http://www.heartspeakproductions.ca For over ten years Gabor Mate has been the staff physician at the Portland Hotel, a residence and harm reduction facility in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. His patients are challenged by life-threatening drug addictions, mental illness, Hepatitis … Continue reading

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“In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts”: Dr. Gabor Maté, Physician at Vancouver Safe-Injection Site, on the Biological and Socio-Economic Roots of Addiction and ADD

Dr. Gabor Maté is the staff physician at the Portland Hotel Society, which runs a residence/harm reduction facility and North America’s only supervised safe-injection site in Vancouver, Canada, home to one of the world’s densest areas of drug users. The … Continue reading

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Top U.S. Officer: Stop This ‘Total War’ on Islam Talk

Spencer Ackerman Wired America’s top military officer condemned in the strongest possible terms a Defense Department course that taught troops to prep for a “total war” on Islam using “Hiroshima”-style tactics. “It was totally objectionable, against our values and it … Continue reading

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DIY firms allowed to send staff into homes and push their own products in Green Deal scheme

Robert Watts Telegraph The DIY giant is one of a number of businesses set to reap multi-million profits from the new Green Deal, which will see homeowners borrow up to £10,000 to fit boilers, insulation, double-glazing, doors and other eco-friendly … Continue reading

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Chinese boy sells kidney for iPhone, iPad

Reuters Dawn BEIJING: Five people in southern China have been charged with intentional injury in the case of a Chinese teenager who sold a kidney so he could buy an iPhone and an iPad, the government-run Xinhua News Agency said … Continue reading

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Swedish Uses Colon Cancer Live Stream to Fight Disease

PR Newswire Physicians will respond on camera to questions during live streamed colonoscopy on March 28. SEATTLE, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Colorectal cancer doesn’t broadcast its presence until it’s too late. Swedish Health Services hopes to change that by … Continue reading

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Vital protection or sinister addition to our surveillance society? The spy camera hidden in traffic wardens’ ID badges

Martin Delgado Daily Mail It looks like a standard identity badge, giving the traffic warden’s number and confirming that he is an officer of the local council. But a closer examination of the card pinned to the warden’s jacket reveals … Continue reading

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Australia military faces years of abuse inquiries

BBC News Australia’s military faces years of inquiries into allegations of physical, sexual and emotional abuse, following an initial review by a legal firm. The lawyers looked into more than 1,000 claims of mistreatment made by military staff going back … Continue reading

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