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Living in the Clouds

Living in the Clouds

We’re living in this cloud based society; the internet revolution is over and the real estate is all deeded out. You may need help in finding Amazon and EBay, so we’ll preload them for you; but changing your home...

A.J. Muste — American Gandhi

Muste

Abraham Johannes Muste was born in the Netherlands. His family emigrated to the United States in 1891 and settled in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It was a working-class city in which the major industry was making furniture. Muste worked...

The Pope’s War on Climate Change

Pope Francis

Pope Francis recently stepped into the climate change debate with the release of his "Laudato Si" (Praise Be to You) encyclical and not surprisingly was immediately attacked by leading conservatives. Rush Limbaugh called it a "Marxist climate rant," while...

Cheating the Gold Standard in Drug Trials

Drug Trials

Randomized control trials (RCT) are complex and very expensive studies required by regulatory agencies, in this case the FDA, before a prescription drug is allowed to be touted for its benefits and marketed.  The cost of a single trial,...

Shiny Pretty Things

People Hamsters

Orwell was dead on the button, you know?  Describing a mass surveillance, mass hysteria media state, stratified and deified by strict obedience to an artificial political dogma. A yellow ribbon stuck on the back of the ole gov’ment minivan...


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Transhuman

The Age of Transhumanist Politics Has Begun

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Those who view the future human being as a technoid being, regard the mid 21st century as a probable date for reaching the singularity. That’s the moment when artificial intelligence allegedly surpasses that of human intelligence and becomes in some way “self-conscious.'

B52D Bombing Vietnam

Vietnam: Some Real History

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Pinpointing where US aggression in Vietnam began depends on how one determines how a war starts. It’s silly in the extreme, however, to claim it began in 1965, as tens of thousands of Vietnamese were already dead at US hands by that point.

Woman in Chains

Do Fetuses Have More Rights Than Women?

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There is a severe disconnect between what the majority of people think their rights are and what the actual state of affairs is. Women are now involuntary incubators under the law in many states. Their civil liberties as a person are secondary to the maintenance of a patriarchal system.

Gun Violence

What Researchers Learned About Gun Violence Before Congress Killed Funding

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One of the critical studies that we supported was looking at the question of whether having a firearm in your home protects you or puts you at increased risk.


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