Monthly Archives: October 2012

Metaphor behind consistent behavior – 5 Monkey Experiment

There is a word that describes this phenomenon: filiopietism, or the reverence of forebears or tradition carried to excess. A video that demonstrates through a simple experiment with monkeys, how people tend to resist change, even when it is for … Continue reading

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How the #food industry is deceiving you

Peter Jennings explores how the food industry spends billions of dollars to sabotage your health. Jennings also takes a critical look at our government’s agricultural subsidy programs, and their unintended consequences on your nutritional choices and health.   How the … Continue reading

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On the One Percent’s Power and Privileges #OnePercent

Bill Moyers: The Plutocracy Will Go to Extremes to Keep the 1% in Control Moyers, Matt Taibbi and Chrystia Freeland explain how the plutocrats have willfully confused their self-interest with America’s interest. Read more … Matt Taibbi and Chrystia Freeland … Continue reading

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Documentary: The Forgotten Summer of Senator George McGovern #uspol

George McGovern George McGovern Near Death: Honoring An American Hero and Vietnam War Pacifist “One Bright Shining Moment: The Forgotten Summer of George McGovern” (2005) is a documentary film directed by Stephen Vittoria. It chronicles the unsuccessful 1972 presidential campaign … Continue reading

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History of Iran & USA in 10 minutes, Every American must watch this!!

  HISTORY BRIEF: TIMELINE OF US‐IRAN RELATIONS UNTIL THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION 1856: Genesis of Formal Relations | Diplomatic relations between Iran and the United States began in 1856. 1909: American Lafayette in Iran | In 1909, Howard Baskerville, an American … Continue reading

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Employees Pressured to Vote GOP on Election Day #uspol

Koch Brothers Among U.S. Billionaires Pressuring Thousands of Employees to Vote GOP on Election Day Transcript:   Democracy Now! A new exposé raises alarming questions about the ability of corporations to influence the voting decisions of their employees. In an … Continue reading

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The European Union won Nobel Peace Prize 2012 – Not Everyone is Happy

EU’s Nobel Prize raises eyebrows The choice came as a bit of a surprise to many early Friday. In a 2012 world where Africa is fraught with hardship and the Arab world continues to fight for its voice — you … Continue reading

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