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Entries from April 2014

The Biggest Secret About Banking Has Just Gone Mainstream

April 29th, 2014 · No Comments

RG mail Banks Create Money Out of Thin Air … Conferring Enormous Windfall Profits At the Expense of the People by WashingtonsBlog http://www.washingtonsblog.com (April 28 2014) We’ve pointed out for 4 1/2 years that banks create money out of thin air. Specifically, it has now been conclusively proven that loans come first … and then […]

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No, Avida Has Not Falsified Irreducible Complexity

April 29th, 2014 · No Comments

http://www.evolutionnews.org/2014/04/no_avida_has_no084981.html

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Y chromosome kept for “very specific reason,” “not random”

April 29th, 2014 · No Comments

http://www.uncommondescent.com/intelligent-design/y-chromosome-kept-for-very-specific-reason-not-random/

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A Majority of Americans Still Aren’t Sure About the Big Bang

April 29th, 2014 · No Comments

A Majority of Americans Still Aren’t Sure About the Big Bang by ALEXIS C. MADRIGAL posted on April 28, 2014 05:07PM GMT http://www.richarddawkins.net/news_articles/2014/4/27/a-majority-of-americans-still-aren-t-sure-about-the-big-bang# A majority of Americans don’t believe in even the most fundamental discovery of 20th century physics, which 99.9 percent of members of the National Academies of Sciences do: that our universe began […]

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The Continuing Evolution of Genes

April 29th, 2014 · No Comments

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/29/science/the-continuing-evolution-of-genes.html?_r=0

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Google Self-Driving Cars Are Getting Smarter

April 29th, 2014 · No Comments

http://www.sciencedaily.com/videos/695639.htm

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Egyptologists identify tomb of royal children

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Egyptologists identify tomb of royal children http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140428120807.htm Who had the privilege to spend eternal life next to the pharaoh? Close to the royal tombs in the Egyptian Valley of the Kings, excavations by Egyptologists have identified the burial place of several children as well as other family members of two pharaohs.

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Catastrophe, Reform or Revolution?

April 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Getting There From Here Catastrophe, Reform or Revolution? by ANDREW LEVINE Catastrophes loom on the horizon: an ecological catastrophe caused by our reliance on fossil fuels; a nuclear catastrophe, caused by our reliance on nuclear power; and another kind of nuclear catastrophe caused by our government’s failure to pursue nuclear disarmament. http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/04/29/catastrophe-reform-or-revolution/

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About our new website | System Change Not Climate Change

April 29th, 2014 · No Comments

http://www.systemchangenotclimatechange.org/article/about-our-new-website

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[Marxism] Readers of Marx and Engels Decry Publisher’s Assertion of Copyright – Research – The Chronicle of Higher Education

April 29th, 2014 · No Comments

(Chronicle of Higher Education is the major trade paper for higher education administrators and professors. Very important that it has weighed in.) http://chronicle.com/article/Readers-of-MarxEngels/146251/ By Jennifer Howard In a capitalist world, even a radical publishing house devoted to the works of socialist thinkers has to make money to survive. That’s the argument being used by Lawrence […]

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Scientists Are Confusing Us About Global Warming?

April 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Study: It is “Very Likely” That Scientists Are Confusing Us About Global Warming The UN’s blockbuster climate reports are full of language that makes people doubt climate change. —By Chris Mooney http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2014/04/ipcc-global-warming-doubt-psychology

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Sorry, Ayn Rand…

April 29th, 2014 · No Comments

How Piketty’s Bombshell Book Blows Up Libertarian Fantasies Sorry, Ayn Rand. Your fiction has been exposed as, well, fiction. http://www.alternet.org/economy/how-pikettys-bombshell-book-blows-libertarian-fantasies

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Dirty Money, Dirty Fuels

April 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Published on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 by Friends of the Earth Blog Dirty Money, Dirty Fuels: Why Money in Politics Matters to the Environment by Lukas Ross What if fighting dirty money in our elections was the key to fighting dirty fuels in our economy? That’s the question asked in a recent report released by […]

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Stopping early

April 28th, 2014 · No Comments

back tomorrow

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TPP Unraveling?

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Can We Grow Enough Food …

April 28th, 2014 · No Comments

RG mail .. without Oil, to Avoid a Human Dieback? by Lambert Strether of Corrente. Naked Capitalism (April 24 2014) The future is already here – it’s just not very evenly distributed. — William Gibson This is a two days-late Earth Day post. I’ve been thinking about this comment from lorrie {1}: The real problem […]

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Earth: Game Over?

April 28th, 2014 · No Comments

RG mail by John Feffer Foreign Policy in Focus (April 23 2014) Video games usually provide you with multiple lives. If you step on a landmine or get hit by an assassin, you get another chance. Even if such virtual reincarnation is not built into the rules of the game, you can always reboot and […]

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Income (and Wealth) Inequality Becoming a Political Issue

April 28th, 2014 · No Comments

RG mailby Thomas H Greco, Jr Beyond Money (April 27 2014) At long last, income inequality is becoming a mainstream political issue, thanks in large part to New York Times columnist Paul Krugman and Thomas Piketty, an obscure professor at the Paris School of Economics. The English translation of Picketty’s new book Capital in the […]

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God-in-the-gaps

April 28th, 2014 · No Comments

http://whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com/2014/04/27/the-sorry-state-of-the-god-of-the-gaps/

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Non Randomness of DNA as a whole

April 28th, 2014 · No Comments

http://www.uncommondescent.com/junk-dna/non-randomness-of-dna-as-a-whole/

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Quantum communications leap out of the lab

April 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Quantum communications leap out of the lab by Jane Qiu posted on April 27, 2014 03:53PM GMT China begins work on super-secure network as ‘real-world’ trial successfully sends quantum keys and data. http://www.richarddawkins.net/news_articles/2014/4/27/quantum-communications-leap-out-of-the-lab#

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Creationism, Evolution, and Antibiotics

April 28th, 2014 · No Comments

http://www.slate.com/blogs/saletan/2014/04/21/evolution_poll_it_s_ok_to_be_a_creationist_just_lay_off_the_antibiotics.html

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Remote surveillance may increase chance of survival for ‘uncontacted’ Brazilian tribes

April 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Remote surveillance may increase chance of survival for ‘uncontacted’ Brazilian tribes http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/04/140423102203.htm Lowland South America, including the Amazon Basin, harbors most of the last indigenous societies that have limited contact with the outside world. Now, researchers have used satellite images to assess the demographic health of one particular village of isolated people on the border […]

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A Victory for New Mexico’s Chileros

April 28th, 2014 · No Comments

http://inthesetimes.com/article/16599/a_victory_for_new_mexicos_chileros

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