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Newspaper ad revenues collapses to 1950 levels

There are three important things to keep in mind when looking at this gorgeous graph: 1. The graph is adjusted for inflation. 2. The red line accounts for online ad revenue. 3. The end began with the rise of the online blog. Sometimes it doesn’t feel like we’re winning, because the …

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Chinese workers get only $8 from each Apple iPad 2

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I’m sure we’re supposed to be outraged about this, that the Chinese workers who assemble Apple‘s iPad 2 in China only get, collectively, $8 from each unit produced. That’s certainly the way my sometime employers (that declaration of interest there, I freelance for them sometimes) The Register are playing it: As Apple …

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Guantanamo detainee found dead in his cell

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An undisclosed Guantanamo Bay prisoner died over the weekend after guards at the US detention facility found him unconscious in his cell. The prisoner died in solitary confinement, in Camp 5, that holds those who have violated prison rules. The prisoner was placed in solitary confinement after splashing a guard …

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WikiLeaks bypasses financial blockade with Bitcoin

People shouldn’t fear their government; government should fear its people. Publishers and journalists will not be intimidated nor silenced. Now entering day 626 of the financial blockade against WikiLeaks, Julian Assange sits in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London awaiting safe passage. Following a massive release of secret U.S. diplomatic cables in November …

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Stuxnet, Flame…Gauss: New spy virus found in Middle East

A new virus dubbed Gauss has attacked computers in the Middle East spying on financial transactions, emails and picking passwords to all kind of pages. The virus resembles Stuxnet and Flame malware which was used to target Iran, Kaspersky Lab says. Gauss has infected hundreds of personal computers across the …

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The Next Four Years by Gerald Celente

In the summer, 2012, issue of the Trends Journal, Gerald Celente explains that, despite Obama’s or anyone else’s promises, change will not occur until we as individuals change. Those who wait for a leader to emerge who will do the right thing wait in vain: I the Person = We the …

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Best of friends? CIA considers Israel one of its biggest spy threats

While US politicians boast strong ties with Israel, CIA officials suggest Israel is one of its biggest counter-intelligence threats. With spyware that rivals that of American agencies, it is extremely difficult to detect the extent of its spying. In a CIA ranking of the world’s intelligence agencies and their willingness …

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Drug money and terrorism fuel HSBC? – Senate probe

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The international banking giant HSBC may have financed terrorist groups and allowed Mexican drug money into the US economy through its lax policies, a damning Senate report reveals. The findings are the results of a year-long Senate probe into HSBC’s activities, highlighting negligence throughout the bank’s international structure. Probe will …

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Poll: U.S. citizens approve of drone killings

If we are to believe the Pew Research Center, more than half of the American public support targeted assassinations (including innocent women and children) with drones. “Americans are the clear outliers on this issue,” the pollster reports today. “62% approve of the drone campaign, including most Republicans (74%), independents (60%) and Democrats …

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How corporations bought Hillary Clinton for $21 million

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“Follow the money.” That telling phrase, which has come to summarize the Watergate scandal, has been a part of the lexicon since 1976. It’s shorthand for political corruption: At what point do “contributions” become bribes, “constituent services” turn into quid pro quos and “charities” become slush funds? Ronald Reagan was …

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It’s a matter of trust

Part 1 “All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.” ― J.M. Barrie – Peter Pan         “The issue which has swept down the centuries and which will have to be fought sooner or later is the people versus the banks.” – Lord Acton Who do you trust? Do …

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Wikileaks: Sony emails reveal Hollywood execs work for Israel

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Top Hollywood bosses enjoy a strong relationship with the Israeli government and various pro-Israel lobbying groups across the United States, according to a cache of Sony internal emails leaked to Wikileaks and published for the first time last week. The emails reveal a dinner between Sony executives and Prime Minister …

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Whole Foods announces mandatory GMO labeling by 2018

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In a huge victory for the alternative media and grassroots activism, Whole Foods announced on Friday that it would require GMO labels on all products by 2018. (Click here for the press release.) This announcement deals a significant blow to Monsanto, DuPont and all the GMO pushers who openly admit …

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10 evil corporations you buy from everyday

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Editor’s note: There’s many more we could add to this list however here is a few. It’s easy to sit back and blame corporations for the evils of the world. McDonald’s makes people fat. Advertising companies lie to sell their products. That guy at Starbucks is on a mission to ruin your …

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Spain study confirms hemp oil cures cancer without side effects

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The International Medical Veritas Association (IMVA) is putting hemp oil on its cancer protocol. It is a prioritized protocol list whose top five items are magnesium chloride, iodine, selenium, Alpha Lipoic Acid and sodium bicarbonate. It makes perfect sense to drop hemp oil right into the middle of this nutritional …

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Top 12 trends for 2012

Gerald Celente, the man considered by many as the world’s best trends forecaster. Born 1946 in the Bronx, New York, this black belt martial artist punches at the top of his field as undisputed champion in the trends forecasting world. The purpose of trends forecasting is to provide insights and …

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The Great Culling has begun

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The “Great Culling” of the human population has quietly begun. Covertly, insidiously, mercilessly, a global depopulation agenda has been launched. As this plays out, the vast majority of the human race will be removed from the gene pool. Genetically annihilated. Will you and your genetic lineage survive? That’s what this …

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10 signs for spotting a sociopath

One of the more offensive duties of being an investigative journalist is taking out the trash — exposing liars, fraudsters, con artists and scammers for the people they truly are. Each time we investigate a sociopath, we find that they always have a little cult group following of spellbound worshippers who consider …

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Australia’s largest coal miner makes $15 billion, pays zero tax

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Australia’s largest coalminer, Glencore, paid almost zero tax over the past three years, despite income of $15 billion, as it radically reduced its tax exposure by taking large, unnecessarily expensive loans from its associates overseas. At up to 9 per cent, the interest rates on these $3.4 billion in loans …

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