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Dollar As World's Reserve Currency Threatened - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed Sep 2, 2015 10:44AM
The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina - by Ted Rudow III, MA
New Orleans The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the 2005 storm that devastated the Gulf Coast and New Orleans, killing more than 1,800 people, forcing more than a million people to evacuate. The words that Dickens gave us centuries ago: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times"
Posted: Tue Sep 1, 2015 3:14PM
ALDF Calls on the USDA to Protect the Psychological Wellbeing of Primates - by via Animal Legal Defense Fund
SAN FRANCISCO – The national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in support of regulatory changes necessary for preventing suffering and ensuring the psychological wellbeing of primates used for research. The Animal Welfare Act (AWA) exists in part to “insure…humane care and treatment” of animals used by dealers, exhibitors and research facilities. 7 U.S.C. § 2131. Unfortunately, the AWA regulations pertaining to ...
Posted: Tue Sep 1, 2015 1:46PM
Farewell to Homo Oeconomicus - by Annika Reich and Marc Batko
The model of homo oeconomicus is antiquated and over-simplified. Dominant economic models are not based on a realistic picture of humans. In the economic model, we act as egoistic beings who are only interested in optimizing our own advantages. The model does not know different human motives that could be differently activated depending on the context.
Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2015 6:45AM
US Presidential Aspirants Resemble an FBI Most Wanted List - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2015 2:17AM
West Point Law Professor Calls Anti-War Legal Scholars Fifth Column Threats - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2015 10:28AM
Are You a Victim of the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Protection Division’s Criminal Activity? - by Publius
Military antiterrorism officers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord are illegally gathering information about American citizens and entering that information into secret terrorism databases. They are tracking you on social media, reading your email and monitoring your phone calls. And, though we continue to report on these crimes, nothing has been done to stop them. Are you a victim of JBLM antiterrorism spying?
Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 9:01AM
Right-Wing DC Court of Appeals Upholds Unconstitutional Surveillance - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 3:05AM
Black New Orleans 10 Years Post-Katrina - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2015 11:23AM
Wall Street Rally: Hold the Cheers - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2015 9:51AM
The newest human rights web technology: Ghost Seeds ! - by rasdack
The newest human rights web technology: Ghost Seeds !
Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 6:50PM
Monied Interests Run America - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 3:07AM
Nuclear Shutdown News August 2015 - by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the US nuclear industry, and highlights the efforts of those who are working for a nuclear free world.
Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 12:36AM
The essence of LOVE discovered by Stanford scientists and the risk it has for kids - by Susan B
The essence of LOVE discovered by Stanford scientists and the risk it has for kids
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 4:47PM
Police Chief in Tarasha Benjamin's missing person case resigns - by Walter Scott
" Deputy Watkins received a pass from this police department, point blank simple". Says Activists Lawyer Henderson.
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 10:31AM
Economists for $15 minimum wage - by Mary King, Marty Hart-Landsberg and R Hahnel
Wages in the US have been stagnant for 35 years. Milton Friedman and conservative trickle-down neoliberal economists have long dominated mainstream economics. Productivity and profits have soared while investments and wages have been stagnant. The market is not self-healing. Higher wages is a vital counter-measure against exploding inequality and plutocracy.
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 5:04AM
Misguided Calls for More QE - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 3:29AM
Casino capitalism - by Ted Rudow III, MA
Black Monday is how economists are describing Monday’s market turmoil, which saw stock prices tumble across the globe, from China to Europe to the United States. China’s stock indices fell over 8 percent on Monday and another 7 percent today. On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average initially fell a record 1,100 points before closing down nearly 600 points. The decline also caused oil prices to plunge to their lowest levels in almost six years.
Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 11:57AM
Local ACLU Issues Statement of Support for the Freedom Sleepers - by ACLU Santa Cruz County
ACLU Believes Freedom Sleepers Working to Address Criminalization of Homelessness
Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 10:39AM
Living and Working Differently and Self-Optimization - by Ulrich Brand and Winfried Grum
How did neoliberal policy gain a mass influence? No shock therapy was necessary in Europe to make neoliberalism hegemonial... To neoliberalism, we must soon oppose a great alternative narrative of freedom, democracy and solidarity before the social dislocations neutralize the positive resources amid a collapsing world climate.
Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 3:23AM