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German drug maker covered up warnings about thalidomide risk

Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker smh.com.au SECRET files reveal the German maker of thalidomide ignored and covered-up repeated warnings that its drug could damage unborn babies. The Herald has obtained excerpts of never-before-published files from pharmaceutical giant Grunenthal’s archives, which detail … Continue reading

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The Best Enemies Money Can Buy – Prof. Antony C. Sutton

A classic interview by Professor Antony Sutton, who taught economics at California State University, and was a research fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. In this talk, Prof. Sutton goes into his impeccable research on how a close-knit group of … Continue reading

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Businesses forced to dump carbon tax hike on customers

Simon Benson and Steve Lewis The Daily Telegraph SMALL business owners, farmers and home renovators are among those already feeling the effect of the carbon tax as prices soar just two weeks after the scheme was introduced. In one of … Continue reading

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Toxic health dumping scandal

Natalie O’Brien Sydney Morning Herald The dangerous disposal of hazardous substances including liquid uranium and contaminated objects, the dumping of the confidential records of patients and the mishandling of asbestos have exposed a culture of mismanagement in Sydney hospitals. A … Continue reading

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Bitter taste for Australian citrus producers

Alan Jones 2GB Leeton grower Frank Mercuri and Judith Damiani of Citrus Australia on the state of the industry. Listen to the podcast

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Hawaiian Families Sue Dupont’s Pioneer Over GMO Crop Dust

Source: OA Families on the “Garden Isle” of Kauai are suing the Dupont-owned Pioneer seed company for failure to investigate the danger posed by open air testing of genetically modified crops. 150 Waimea residents filed the lawsuit Tuesday against Pioneer … Continue reading

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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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The Psychology of Flow (in under 300 words)

PsyBlog spring.org.uk What is it like to be fully alive, right now, engaged with what you are doing? That’s the psychology of flow. When the happiness and creativity expert Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi was studying how painters work, he noticed an odd … Continue reading

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The eyes reveal more than we might think — research findings from Psychological Science

Anna Mikulak EurekAlert Our eyes don’t just take in the world around us, they can also reflect our emotional state, influence our memories, and provide clues about the way we think. Here is some of the latest research from the … Continue reading

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Stefan Molyneux Versus Professor Vladimir Safatle ‘The Function of the State in Society’

Stefan Molyneux Freedomain Radio Stefan Molyneux, host of Freedomain Radio, debates Professor Vladimir Safatle in Sao Paulo Brazil, about the role and nature of state power in society, and whether the violence of legal compulsion can ever lead to virtue.

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