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Obama shuts down US foreign torture prisons but still allows “rendition”

For those of you who don’t know, “rendition” is a pretty word for the secret abduction of Americans and others and flying them, off the record, of course, to undisclosed locations to be tortured. Pretty evil stuff for a country

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Record Unemployment and Toxic Lead Toys from China

…since we are experiencing the worst unemployment in 60 years, and record amounts of childrens toys and other products made in China are being recalled for toxic levels of lead (mostly paint), and Chinese manufacturers and the American retailers doing business with them don’t seem to care enough to change their processes, we need to bring manufacturing jobs back to America.

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One Laptop Per Child (OLPC), XO1 Laptop, Laptop.org

One Laptop per Child (OLPC), a low-cost, connected laptop for the world’s children’s education OLPC UI demo Technology Review: $100 Laptop Gets Redesigned XO Speak: Speech Synthesis for One Laptop Per Child – One Laptop Per Child News Posted using ShareThis

Posted in charity, children, computers, economy, education, edutainment, electronics, entertainment, environment, global, innovation, international, liberation, lifestyle, marketing, reform, shopping, software, technology, wireless

Gas Companies, Car Companies, Government screwing Drivers

On the heels of every other company in America jumping on the “we lost all of our/your money, please save us” bandwagon, auto makers are asking for handouts to keep from going under. Republicans and Democrats seem to be taking

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Ben Stein – Expelled

This film is very thought-provoking. There are a lot of reviews online, mainly by Scientific American, Time, and famous atheist Richard Dawkins, all supporters of Darwinism, that paint the picture that Ben Stein is pushing Creationism. The driving argument of

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8 experts show the way to a new role for America

This is a great group of articles outlining ways that America can quit being a bullying empire our to grab resources at the expense of people and instead become a responsible and respected member of a global community. I have

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FRONTLINE: Sick Around The World

In Sick Around the World, FRONTLINE teams up with veteran Washington Post foreign correspondent T.R. Reid to find out how five other capitalist democracies — the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, Taiwan and Switzerland — deliver health care, and what the

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Posted in aging, bourgeoisie, change, charity, children, economy, future, global, health, healthcare, innovation, international, lifestyle, medicine, politics, reform, taxes, Uncategorized
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