New Study Reveals Funders Behind the Climate Change Denial Effort
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New Study Reveals Funders Behind the Climate Change Denial Effort

  Dr. Robert J. Brulle is a professor of sociology and environmental science at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Credit: CASB A new study conducted by Drexel University’s environmental sociologist Robert J. Brulle, PhD, exposes the organizational underpinnings and funding behind the powerful climate change countermovement. This study marks the first peer-reviewed, comprehensive analysis ever conducted … Continue reading

TPP Uncovered: WikiLeaks releases draft of highly-secretive multi-national trade deal
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TPP Uncovered: WikiLeaks releases draft of highly-secretive multi-national trade deal

TPP Uncovered: WikiLeaks releases draft of highly-secretive multi-national trade deal Details of a highly secretive, multi-national trade agreement long in works have been published by WikiLeaks, and critics say there will be major repercussions for much of the modern world if it’s approved in this incarnation. The anti-secrecy group published on Wednesday a 95-page excerpt taken from … Continue reading

CHART OF THE DAY: American Economic Confidence Has Collapsed In The Past Three Days
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CHART OF THE DAY: American Economic Confidence Has Collapsed In The Past Three Days

It looks like the government shutdown is finally taking its toll on consumer confidence. Gallup’s daily economic confidence index fell 5 points to -32 today, hitting its lowest level since August 2012. Gallup Daily: Economic Indexes Click on above link to go directly to the interactive Gallup index. The index recently climbed as high as 3 on … Continue reading

The Danger of the All-Powerful Federal Reserve – InfoGraphic
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The Danger of the All-Powerful Federal Reserve – InfoGraphic

The Danger of the All-Powerful Federal Reserve The InfoGraphic The Dangers of an All-Powerful Federal Reserve The Federal Reserve is the largest player in the world’s largest economy. It’s a behemoth that affects us all. – “The Federal Reserve is more powerful than Congress.” Ron Paul [3] – And it’s on a runaway train – Things … Continue reading

An Illustration of How the NSA Misleads the Public Without Technically Lying
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An Illustration of How the NSA Misleads the Public Without Technically Lying

AUGUST 29, 2013 | BY TREVOR TIMM The Wall Street Journal published an important investigation last week, reporting that the National Security Agency (NSA) has direct access to many key telecommunications switches around the country and “has the capacity to reach roughly 75% of all U.S. Internet traffic in the hunt for foreign intelligence, including a wide array … Continue reading

NSA paid millions to cover Prism compliance costs for tech companies | World News
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NSA paid millions to cover Prism compliance costs for tech companies | World News

NSA paid millions to cover Prism compliance costs for tech companies | World News Ewen MacAskill in New York The Guardian, Friday 23 August 2013 The material provides the first evidence of a financial relationship between the tech companies and the NSA. The National Security Agency paid millions of dollars to cover the costs of major internet … Continue reading

The Economic ‘Canary In The Coalmine’ Has Hit A High Note
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The Economic ‘Canary In The Coalmine’ Has Hit A High Note

Following up on the article ‘Stand By For A Message From The Global Canary In The Coalmine…‘ posted here at the beginning of August. No need to ‘Stand By’ any longer for what many economists believe is a reliable enough economic indicator to validate its symbolic nickname. SAM RO 2 SEPTEMBER 2013 10:16 PM  The beginning of … Continue reading

Solomon Asch’s Experiments on Social Conformity
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Solomon Asch’s Experiments on Social Conformity

The Asch Conformity Experiments During the 1950s, Solomon Asch conducted and published a series of laboratory experiments that demonstrated the degree to which an individual’s own opinions are influenced by those of a majority group. Together, these experiments are recognized as the Asch conformity experiments or the Asch Paradigm. The methodology developed by Asch has been utilised by many researchers and … Continue reading

U.S. State Legislation Attempting to Prevent Atheists from Taking Public Office
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U.S. State Legislation Attempting to Prevent Atheists from Taking Public Office

This is legit, it is in current legislation as noted. Don’t think that this could ultimately prevent someone from taking public office but Jebus’s misguided politicians have been hard at work trying to bring Jebus and the state from separate bedrooms to permanent residency in a swanky sex hotel room in Tokyo! Obviously violating the … Continue reading