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Entries from December 2013

Special Report: Japan’s homeless recruited for murky Fukushima clean-up

December 31st, 2013 · No Comments

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/30/us-fukushima-workers-idUSBRE9BT00520131230

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Posts on a ‘new communism’

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Crackdown on Brotherhood, Growing Opposition in Egypt

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Judge: Arabic Flashcards Allow TSA and FBI to Arrest You

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The NSA Can ‘Literally Watch Every Keystroke You Make’

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Glenn Greenwald: The NSA Can ‘Literally Watch Every Keystroke You Make’

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Glenn Greenwald: The NSA Can ‘Literally Watch Every Keystroke You Make’ ‘TAO is basically a unit that is designed to cultivate the most advanced hacking operations and skills of any unit, any entity on the Earth.’ http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/glenn-greenwald-nsa-can-literally-watch-every-keystroke-you-make

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The evolution of man is, and remains, a complete mystery…

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http://history-and-evolution.com/whee4th/intro1_1_1.htm The evolution of man is, and remains, a complete mystery, although world history can give us important clues. There is something almost mythological in the projection of Darwinian scenarios of natural selection onto the Paleolithic. Such evidence as we have is mostly that of skeletal remains, highly incomplete, of a series of hominids stretched […]

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New & Improved Version Identifying JFK Assassination Team with bios and photos

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Greek Tragedy and Sacrificial Ritual

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hum eth list http://books.google.com/books?id=7poyNgAACAAJ Greek Tragedy and Sacrificial Ritual Walter Burkert Duke University, 1966

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Toward a molecular explanation for schizophrenia

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hum eth list Toward a molecular explanation for schizophrenia December 30th, 2013 in Psychology & Psychiatry Surprisingly little is known about schizophrenia. It was only recognized as a medical condition in the past few decades, and its exact causes remain unclear. Since there is no objective test for schizophrenia, its diagnosis is based on an […]

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People worldwide may feel mind-body connections in same way

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hum eth list People worldwide may feel mind-body connections in same way December 30th, 2013 in Psychology & Psychiatry Maps of bodily sensations associated with different emotions. Hot colors show activated, cool colors deactivated regions. Credit: Lauri Nummenmaa, Enrico Glerean, Riitta Hari, and Jari Hietanen. (HealthDay)-Many phrases reflect how emotions affect the body: Loss makes […]

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The Pew Forum Poll Reveals More Ignorance

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http://www.uncommondescent.com/intelligent-design/the-pew-forum-poll-reveals-more-ignorance/

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Debunking Myths on Nuclear Power

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Debunking Myths on Nuclear Power (It’s Not For Making Bombs) (Op-Ed) | LiveScience by Martin Boland posted on December 31, 2013 03:21PM GMT http://www.richarddawkins.net/news_articles/2013/12/31/debunking-myths-on-nuclear-power-it-s-not-for-making-bombs-op-ed-livescience# This article was originally published at The Conversation.The publication contributed the article to LiveScience’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

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A revealing parallel between Intelligent Design and conservative/evangelical views of the Bible

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http://www.patheos.com/blogs/peterenns/2013/12/a-revealing-parallel-between-intelligent-design-and-conservativeevangelical-views-of-the-bible/

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Extensive Use of Antibiotics in Agriculture Creating Public Health Crisis

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Extensive Use of Antibiotics in Agriculture Creating Public Health Crisis, Study Shows http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131226115348.htm Dec. 26, 2013 — Citing an overabundance in the use of antibiotics by the agriculture and aquaculture industries that poses a threat to public health, economics professor Aidan Hollis has proposed a solution in the form of user fees on the non-human […]

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Major Social Transformation Is Close

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How Do We Finish the Job? Major Social Transformation Is Close by KEVIN ZEESE and MARGARET FLOWERS http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/12/31/major-social-transformation-is-close/ The current social movement that exploded onto the national scene with the 2011 Occupy Movement is following the path of successful movements so far. The social movement in 2014 is poised to begin an exciting era of […]

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Don’t Plan on Retiring

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Work Until You’re Dead? Don’t Plan on Retiring by MIKE WHITNEY http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/12/31/dont-plan-on-retiring/ Millions of older Americans say they will never be able to retire. They simply don’t have the savings. According to CNN, “Roughly three-quarters of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck, with little to no emergency savings…50% have less than a three-month cushion and 27% had […]

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The state and the crisis – capitalism can’t be regulated

December 31st, 2013 · No Comments

http://rdln.wordpress.com/2013/12/31/the-state-and-the-crisis-capitalism-cant-be-regulated/

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The Most Important Surveillance Order We Know Almost Nothing About

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Published on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 by Blog of Rights / ACLU The Most Important Surveillance Order We Know Almost Nothing About https://www.aclu.org/blog/national-security/most-important-surveillance-order-we-know-almost-nothing-about

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Executive Order 12,333

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Published on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 by Common Dreams Lawsuit Demands Info on Rule That Permits NSA to Spy on the Whole World Executive Order 12,333 has been around for decades, but little is known about how its now being interpreted http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/12/31

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McDonald’s Employee Website: Don’t Eat Fast Food for Health Reasons

December 30th, 2013 · No Comments

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Communism beyond marxism

December 30th, 2013 · No Comments

If anyone actually took the advice in the last post, the first thing that would happen is to stall at once over the logjam of marxist/legacy ideologies. The text of Last and First Men is an attempt to void out the marxist legacy, without necessarily abandoning it, to create a completely new ideological thrust that […]

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Chomsky and anarchist blah blah

December 30th, 2013 · No Comments

http://www.chomsky.info/interviews/19961223.htm: Chomsky and anarchism… Though Chomsky has written a considerable amount about anarchism in the past three decades, people often ask him for a more tangible, detailed vision of social change. His political analysis never fails to instill outrage and anger with the way the world works, but many readers are left uncertain about what […]

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Climate change by the numbers: The worst is yet to come

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http://www.salon.com/2013/12/29/climate_change_by_the_numbers_the_worst_is_yet_to_come/?source=newsletter: Climate change by the numbers: The worst is yet to come CO2 levels went through the roof in 2013, as the world tried — and mostly failed — to slow down warming

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