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iSlave: Foxconn workers strike over iPhone 5 demands

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Thousands of factory workers at Foxconn went on strike Friday to protest their working conditions on the iPhone 5’s production lines, according to a report from an independent workers’ rights organization. Workers at Foxconn’s plant in Zhengzhou, China, were furious after management enacted “overly strict demands” for production of Apple’s (AAPL, Fortune …

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Wal-Mart profit forecast drops, stock has steepest decline in 25yrs

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WalMart has warned that higher wages as well as spending on e-commerce and lower prices would cut earnings per share as much as 12 per cent next fiscal year, sparking the steepest one-day decline in the company’s shares in 25 years. Wal-Mart faces tough competition on multiple fronts, from the …

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How Can an EV Charging Station Help Your Business?

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As more people begin to enjoy cleaner and greener electric vehicles, the need for charging stations is growing rapidly. In the past, electric vehicles were scarce few refueling options were available to the average consumer. However, with recent surges in alternative energy and more brands stepping up to offer EV …

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Eugenics: euthanasia for children nears approval by Belgian Parliament

Autistic kid

A proposed law on the verge of approval by the Belgium parliament would allow children to decide for themselves whether they should be euthanized (“killed”) by medical personnel. Currently, Belgian law limits euthanasia to persons 18 and older, but with the rise of autistic children thanks to biopesticides, GMOs and …

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Every picture you take is secretly encoded with your GPS location

Smartphone photo

If there is one thing you need to remember at all times in the Electronic Age, it is that privacy no longer exists. Every electronic device, every electronic communication, every electronic anything betrays your sense of privacy in every imaginable way, and that is also true of a seemingly innocuous item – the …

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The sugar industry paid scientists to demonize fats in food

Sugar industry paid scientists demonize fats food

In the 1960s, the sugar industry funded research that downplayed the risks of sugar and highlighted the hazards of fat, according to a newly published article in JAMA Internal Medicine. The article draws on internal documents to show that an industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation wanted to “refute” concerns about sugar’s …

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The memo that proves the bankers caused the GFC

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When a little birdie dropped the End Game memo through my window, its content was so explosive, so sick and plain evil, I just couldn’t believe it. The Memo confirmed every conspiracy freak’s fantasy: that in the late 1990s, the top US Treasury officials secretly conspired with a small cabal …

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Deutsche Bank is headed for collapse in Germany

Deutsche Bank

Is something about to happen in Germany that will shake the entire world? According to disturbing new intel that I have received, a major financial event in Germany could be imminent. Now when I say imminent, I do not mean to suggest that it will happen tomorrow. But I do …

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US proposes $1 billion in military and lethal aid to Ukraine

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The US House of Representatives introduced new legislation authorizing military and lethal aid to Ukraine through 2017, according to a US Congress announcement. “The Secretary of Defense is authorized, in coordination with the Secretary of State, to provide assistance, including training equipment, lethal weapons of a defensive nature, logistics support, supplies and services, and sustainment to the military and national security …

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NY judge blocks law permitting indefinite detention

A US judge has blocked a military law that permitted indefinite detention of anyone without trial for aiding terrorism, declaring it unconstitutional. Journalists and activists claim the law impedes free speech, and could be used against them. NY Federal District Judge Katherine Forrest said that the law affected anyone who …

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Australia is now officially a police state

Australia police state

Tens of thousands more Victorians each year stand to lose their drivers’ licences under a new law police are vowing to exercise in court. Sweeping legal changes which came into effect on September 30 allow courts to suspend or cancel the licence of any person convicted or found guilty of …

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Elon Musk plans to bring the internet into space

SpaceX CRS-5 Dragon

The SpaceX CEO wants to build a satellite network high above Earth that would speed up the Internet and bring access to underserved communities. And he’ll use the profits to help colonize Mars. Elon Musk, the man who’s determined to move our civilization to Mars, will also tackle creating an …

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U.S. action in Mali is another undeclared war – Ron Paul

Mali

President Obama last week began his second term by promising that “a decade of war is now ending.” As he spoke, the US military was rapidly working its way into another war, this time in the impoverished African country of Mali. As far as we know, the US is only …

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Israeli Mossad blamed for deadly Sinai attack

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has blamed Mossad, the Israeli spy agency, for a terrorist attack that killed 16 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai on Sunday night. The act had further escalated tensions between the formerly allied nations. The group’s official website posted that the attack “can be attributed to Mossad, which has …

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