Michael Vail - Chief Editor of BLN
“It is generally accepted that one of the functions of taxation should be to redistribute incomes and wealth. It is often assumed that this…
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Despite soaring unemployment and the 19 million Americans currently living in "deep poverty," federal funds for the Temporary Assistance For Needy Families (TANF) program have entirely dried up for the first time since 1996, leaving states with an average of 15 percent less federal funding for the coming year to help an ever-increasing number of needy families.…
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It seems as though in Austria, the popular yodel is an insult to Muslims.
An Austrian court has recently fined a citizen for yodeling while mowing his lawn, according to a report in The Kronen Zeitung newspaper.…
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Reflecting on the undue influence that drug giant GlaxoSmithKline appears to have exhibited over the FDA's decision-making process regarding the diabetes blockbuster Avandia, Time magazine author Massimo Calabresi asks, "Does the FDA have a drug problem?"…
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WASHINGTON - Barack Obama has made his strongest condemnation yet of WikiLeaks, as supporters of Julian Assange demonstrated for his release.
In a call to the Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the US President ''expressed his regrets for the deplorable action by WikiLeaks'', the White House…
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The masters sent me to the United States three times. When I finished my last trip I said, "Oh, finally, I finished my mission". But that was my ego talking. When I got home, there came another invitation to the USA. I said "What do I do with this?” I thought I would have to say no, because I have already finished the three trips. So I went into meditation and I said to the masters. "I have already finished my…Continue
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December 13, 2010
by Cynthia J. Koelker, MD
Source: Survival Blog
Are over-the-counter (OTC) drugs really…
President Barack Obama’s health care reform law was dealt a serious blow Monday when the part of the law that requires Americans to purchase health insurance was deemed unconstitutional by a federal court in Virginia. But analysts largely agree that the final battle over the law will ultimately be waged at the Supreme Court.…
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By Dr. Laurie Roth
December 10, 2010
The push by global elitists to control the world’s food…
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Doctors shocked by spread of swine flu – and its severity
H1N1 virus returns, already claiming lives of 10 British adults with early signs that illness has spread to other European countries
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with respect, and awareness, let us begin...
They, the powers that used to be, are trying it again.
You know, the whole 'problem, response, solution' thing that they use to control large numbers of mostly…
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This monthly feature was conceived by writer and Nation editorial board member Walter Mosley as a kind of do-it-yourself opinion and action device. Most often "Ten Things" will offer a brief list of recommendations for accomplishing a desired political or social end, sometimes bringing to light something generally unknown. The purpose of the feature is to go to the heart of issues in a stripped-down, active and informed way. After getting our visiting expert--or everyday citizen--to…Continue
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Written By: Rachel Haywire & Jason Schoenecker
Date Published: December 9, 2010
We are a new species. We are not superior. We are a different step in the evolution of thought.
Our Human ancestors relied on collectivism and a conscious submission to conformity as was necessary for survival. Culturally and pragmatically they were each other.
We are transhuman, and we are not like our Human ancestors. We have no proclivity to rely on a conscious submission to…
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The scientific community has once again caught food-tampering fever. Recent reports indicate that food scientists are busy developing nanoparticle-modified (NM) food that could one day end up on your dinner plate -- and you may never even know about it. By shifting around nanoparticles, food scientists say that fat-free foods can taste like full-fat foods, and they can be programmed to digest more slowly--two changes that some say may help reverse the obesity…Continue
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