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Protester calls Blair ‘war criminal’

UPI LONDON, May 28 (UPI) — An anti-war protester interrupted a British inquiry into press ethics as former Prime Minister Tony Blair was testifying Monday, calling Blair a “war criminal.” The protester accused Blair of being on the payroll of … Continue reading

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The Sellout of the Ivory Tower, and the Crash of 2008 (Excerpt)

Charles Ferguson Huffingtonpost.com Many people who saw my documentary film about the 2008 economic crisis, Inside Job, found that the most surprising, and disturbing, portion of the film was its revelation of widespread conflicts of interest in universities, think tanks, … Continue reading

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Music training helps kids’ brain development

Press TV Early musical training can help the brain development of children even before they become able to walk or talk, according to the first-ever study of its kind. Researchers of the McMaster University in Ontario, Canada demonstrated that one-year … Continue reading

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Surprise: Antibiotics May Be Contributing to the Obesity Epidemic

ANH-USA Worse, their overuse may also increase our cancer risk. We’ve been telling you about the global threat of superbugs. Much of it comes from handing out antibiotics like medicinal candy to humans or as dietary supplements to animals. Now … Continue reading

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Thomas Woods: Nullification a Tool We All Have

Best selling author Thomas Woods was Monday’s keynote speaker and addressed the sheriffs and their guests at the evening’s banquet, delivering a sweeping and humorous history of nullification by the states, and how it comports with the sheriffs’ efforts to … Continue reading

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Self-reflective mind — in animals! Psychologists report on continuing advances

Patricia Donovan EurekAlert Do animals have reflective minds able to self-regulate perception, reasoning, memory? BUFFALO, N.Y. — According to one of the leading scholars in the field, there is an emerging consensus among scientists that animals share functional parallels with … Continue reading

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Where Do Morals Come From?

Jesse Prinz City University of New York, Graduate Center In recent years, there has been an empirical turn in ethics. Using the methods of psychology, neuroscience, behavioral economics, and evolutionary modeling, we have been able to make progress on old … Continue reading

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Goldman Banker goes Rogue amid the Fed’s Recent Stress Tests w/Naked Capitalism’s Yves Smith

RT Welcome to Capital Account. Goldman Sachs gets outed in a scathing resignation letter on the New York Times op-ed page today from executive director and head of Goldman Sach’s US equity derivatives business in Europe, Greg Smith. In the … Continue reading

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Homo Evolutis: The Demise of Humanity

Luis R. Miranda The Real Agenda Can there be evolution when humans will turn into robotic beings without the capacity to reproduce or to have free will? The problem is, this process has already begun, and no one seems to … Continue reading

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