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Entries from August 2014

Gadgets Turning Me Into an Idiot!

August 31st, 2014 · No Comments

http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/08/29/gadgets-turning-me-into-an-idiot/ We all know that this is how the ‘market’ works, that this is how ruthless, self-serving ‘entrepreneurship’ is shagging us. We are all bitching about it, but there seems to be nothing that can be done. We have simply become slaves of those vicious, greedy and twisted capitalist companies. We know that they only […]

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LFM changing expectations of a post-marxism

August 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Toward a new left: the attempt to create a new post-marxism is a hard sell, at first sight, but I think that Last and First Men has changed the debate because a huge number of underground readers of the online text have new expectations with respect to the idea of communism. The left could greatly […]

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The Interests behind Taxing & Incarcerating Black Communities

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Fearsome Cambrian Predators Became Gentle Giants

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[rad-green] Washington is committed to its financial and corporate elite to achieve Full Spectrum Dominance

August 31st, 2014 · No Comments

RG mail http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article39540.htm Undoing Lies in Defense of Russia “Russian Invasion” – How long is screaming ‘Wolf!’ having an impact of the Western Populations? – Until Full Spectrum Dominance has been attained? By Peter Koenig “The separatists are backed, trained, armed, financed by Russia. Russia determined that it had to be a little more overt […]

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UN calls for end to police brutality in US after Ferguson shooting

August 31st, 2014 · No Comments

RG mail http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/216304-un-condemns-us-police-brutality-after-ferguson-shooting The Hill August 30, 2014 UN calls for end to police brutality in US after Ferguson shooting By Timothy Cama The United Nations’s racism watchdog on Friday urged the U.S. to end police brutality after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer sparked protests in Ferguson, […]

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Heavy Metal Songs

August 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Heavy Metal Songs: Contaminated Songbirds Sing Wrong Tunes Printer-friendly version After extensive research in Virginia, scientists have shown that mercury alters the very thing that many birds are known for – their songs. Emitted by the burning of coal, mercury in the atmosphere has quadrupled since the days before industrialization. Understanding why mercury-contaminated songbirds can’t […]

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Are All the “Great Debates” Settled?

August 31st, 2014 · No Comments

http://www.evolutionnews.org/2014/08/larry_morans_lo089491.html

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Neuroscience quackery

August 31st, 2014 · No Comments

http://www.uncommondescent.com/intelligent-design/caution-neuroscience-quackery-in-the-boardroom-and-classroom/

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Three Things You Didn’t Know About the Arachnids That Live on Your Face

August 31st, 2014 · No Comments

https://richarddawkins.net/2014/08/three-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-arachnids-that-live-on-your-face/

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DNA study unravels the settlement history of the New World Arctic

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Prehistoric migrations: DNA study unravels the settlement history of the New World Arctic Date: August 28, 2014 Source: University of Copenhagen Summary: A new DNA study unravels the settlement history of the New World Arctic. We know people have lived in the New World Arctic for about 5,000 years. Archaeological evidence clearly shows that a […]

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Obama’s “Catastrophic Defeat” in Ukraine

August 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Washington’s “Pivot” hits a Brick Wall Obama’s “Catastrophic Defeat” in Ukraine by MIKE WHITNEY http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/08/29/obamas-catastrophic-defeat-in-ukraine/ “We are currently witnessing an epic and historic event. The Ukrainian regular army and the punitive battalions are suffering a catastrophic defeat to the south of Donetsk…..It still is not quite clear how the Junta intends to avoid a complete […]

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[Marxism] countdown to the next Gaza slaughter

August 31st, 2014 · No Comments

http://mondoweiss.net/2014/08/countdown-round-gaza.html?utm_source=Mondoweiss+List&utm_campaign=b12bf00b3c-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b86bace129-b12bf00b3c-309258102

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It’s Time To Speak Out for Gaza

August 31st, 2014 · No Comments

It’s Time To Speak Out for Gaza Why have American politicians and editorial boards been silent in the face of extreme violence? http://inthesetimes.com/article/17127/its_time_to_speak_out

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The U.S. Government Can Brand You a Terrorist Based on a Facebook Post

August 31st, 2014 · No Comments

The U.S. Government Can Brand You a Terrorist Based on a Facebook Post Innocent people’s lives are being ruined. Why isn’t anyone watching the watchlist? http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/us-government-can-brand-you-terrorist-based-facebook-post

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Inequality and the USA: A Nation in Denial?

August 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Published on Saturday, August 30, 2014 by Inequality.org Inequality and the USA: A Nation in Denial? America’s top central bankers didn’t make time for inequality at their annual hobnob last week. Over in Germany, Nobel Prize winners in economics did. But few Americans noticed. http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/08/30/inequality-and-usa-nation-denial

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Marcelo Gleiser wants to heal the rift between humanists and scientists by deflating scientific dreams of establishing final truths.

August 30th, 2014 · No Comments

http://www.thenation.com/article/181388/science-salvation?page=full#

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From yesterday

August 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Time for a breathere, here are the posts from yesterday http://darwiniana.com/2014/08/29/kantian-morality-and-the-noumenal-limits-of-understanding/ http://darwiniana.com/2014/08/29/whee-discounted-in-kindle-format/ http://darwiniana.com/2014/08/29/harris-hypocrisy-on-the-issue-of-jewish-religion/ http://darwiniana.com/2014/08/29/the-double-edge-sword-of-metaphysical-antinomies/ http://darwiniana.com/2014/08/29/in-the-wake-of-gaza-the-jewish-legacy-is-dead/ http://darwiniana.com/2014/08/29/marxist-darwinism-another-bluff/ http://darwiniana.com/2014/08/29/empiricism-our-ignorance-of-human-evolution/ http://darwiniana.com/2014/08/29/kant-and-the-failure-of-empiricism/ http://darwiniana.com/2014/08/29/the-darwin-bluff/ http://darwiniana.com/2014/08/27/exodus-form-marxist-confusions-dawkins-lets-slip-a-take-on-down-syndrome/

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Greenland Glaciers’ Rapid Melting Will Have Global Effects

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Israeli Agribusiness Demanding Relief From Government as BDS Intensifies

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[rad-green] U.S. Military Bans The Intercept

August 30th, 2014 · No Comments

RG mail https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/08/20/u-s-military-bans-the-intercept/ The Intercept 08/20/2014 U.S. Military Bans The Intercept By Ryan Gallagher

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Average full-time workweek is 47 hours, Gallup says

August 30th, 2014 · No Comments

RG mail Average full-time workweek is 47 hours, Gallup says By Jim Puzzanghera, The Los Angeles Times August 29, 2014 Full-time American workers labor the equivalent of nearly an additional day each week, averaging 47 hours instead of the standard 40, according to Gallup poll results released Friday. Just 42% of full-time employees work 40 […]

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Visualizing the Future of Food, Well-Being, and Work with Three Incredible RSA Videos

August 30th, 2014 · No Comments

http://singularityhub.com/2014/08/30/visualizing-the-future-of-food-well-being-and-work-just-another-day-at-the-rsa-videos/

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A very early fish

August 30th, 2014 · No Comments

http://whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com/2014/08/30/a-very-early-fish/

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