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Netanyahu’s “Telegenically Dead” Comment Is Grotesque But Not Original

They want to pile up as many civilian dead as they can. They use telegenically dead Palestinians for their cause. They want the more dead, the better.

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Editorial Position of the New York Times: “Thumbs Up for Gaza Slaughter”

Under the headline “Israel’s War in Gaza,” the most powerful newspaper in the United States editorialized that such carnage is necessary. The lead editorial in the July 19 edition flashed a bright green light — reassuring the U.S. and Israeli governments that the horrors being inflicted in Gaza were not too horrible.

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New college grads hit by slow wage growth: Fed study

New college graduates have seen their wages rise more slowly than the rest of the U.S. workforce since the Great Recession, new research from the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank shows, a trend that reflects continued weakness in the economy.

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10 Steps to Finding Your Essential Self

One day you wake up and realize that you’re thirty years old, or forty or fifty or sixty or seventy, and you ask yourself: What am I doing?

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How Palm Oil Ravages Rainforests, Endangers Wildlife and Destroys Communities

Agriculture plays a massive role in today’s global economy. It’s easy to not realize that your salad’s fresh tomatoes are likely flown in from the Netherlands, its asparagus is picked by a Peruvian farmer and the dressing has palm oil harvested in Indonesia.

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Population of Multiple Bird Species Affected by Neonicotinoid Insecticides, “Potential Cascading Effects on Ecosystems”

“Neonicotinoids were always regarded as selective toxins. But our results suggest that they may affect the entire ecosystem,” says Hans de Kroon of Radboud University and co-author of a study recently published in Nature journal. It’s not just the bees. There are at least two ways that neonicotinoid pesticides dramatically affect the bird population.

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US Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil

Newly publicised internal documents suggest that U.S. negotiators are working to permanently block a landmark regulatory proposal in the European Union aimed at addressing climate change, and instead to force European countries to import particularly dirty forms of oil.

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US Lags Behind on Energy Efficiency, Study Shows

The U.S. ranks near the bottom of the second annual International Energy Efficiency Scorecard, released Thursday by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy.Germany topped the list, and China, Canada, and India all outperformed the U.S. in the study of the world’s 16 major economies. Only Russia, Brazil, and Mexico came in below the U.S.

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7 Dumb Things You Should Stop Wasting Money On

Looking for ways to keep your budget from spinning out of control? Here are a few money-wasters to avoid.

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China’s yuan ‘a growing force in global finance’

China’s yuan is a growing force in global finance, more than doubling in use over the past year, according to a new study from the Institute of International Finance Thursday. Although its use in the international payments system remains dwarfed by the dollar and euro, the yuan, officially known as the renminbi, grew to 1.4 percent of total transactions.

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The age of entitlement: how wealth breeds narcissism

As we ponder Joe Hockey’s budget and his division of the world into “leaners” and “lifters”, as we learn from Oxfam that the richest 1% of Australians now own the same wealth as the bottom 60%, we would do well to consider the implications of Piff’s studies. He found that as people grow wealthier, they are more likely to feel entitled, to become meaner and be more likely to exploit others, even to cheat.

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Miami, the great world city, is drowning while the powers that be look away

A drive through the sticky Florida heat into Alton Road in Miami Beach can be an unexpectedly awkward business. Most of the boulevard, which runs north through the heart of the resort’s most opulent palm-fringed real estate, has been reduced to a single lane that is hemmed in by bollards, road-closed signs, diggers, trucks, workmen, stacks of giant concrete cylinders and mounds of grey, foul-smelling earth.

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The Limping Left

The Limping Left Can’t run, can’t walk, can’t even crawl By Richard Gale and Dr. Gary Null     In […]

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JANETTE D. SHERMAN – Tomorrow is Already Here: Is It Too Late?

Robert Jungk influenced my thinking more than any other writer. I read Tomorrow is Already Here and Brighter Than a Thousand Suns in the […]

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The Gary Null Show – Wall Street Psychologist – 04/15/14

Gary gives the latest news in health and healing, and also environmental news and commentary. Plus, guest Christopher Bayer, Ph.D., a licensed […]