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Commentary :: Human Rights
Authority or truth?
26 Jan 2013
Since the media confuses authority with truth, ie the public has no valid idea about the determination of truth, scientific truth is not simply a “measurably verifiable” precise description, if this were so then the ideas of Ptolemy would still be our scientific truth, it has to do with practical usefulness, and often a better description has been associated with the idea of simplicity of the description, the ideas of Copernicus were simpler than those of Ptolemy etc.
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Commentary :: Globalization
Wall Street's in Good Hands with Mary Jo White
26 Jan 2013
Wall Street
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Israel's Likely Coalition Government Threatens Humanity
26 Jan 2013
Israel
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News :: Human Rights : International
90% Of World's Countries, 82% Of US States Did Not Execute Prisoners In 2012
25 Jan 2013
Only 20 countries and only 9 US states commited government murder of prisoners in 2012.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Simple
25 Jan 2013
A reasoned voice is drowned-out by a bamboozled public, who because of the media, support those ideas which oppress them, the public, (eg they place themselves in wage-slavery) and the indy-medias are part of the problem, all, but one, actively supports opposing free-speech and they oppose equal expression. The public is not to be blamed, rather the system which destroys its own public is to be blamed. The media confuses authority with truth.
This is an expression about truth, and the relation of truth to (practical) creativity.
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Targeting Younas Abdullah Muhammad
25 Jan 2013
tyranny
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Fascism Wins Big in Israel
25 Jan 2013
Israel
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Targeting Chavismo
25 Jan 2013
Chavez
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News :: Social Welfare
Update: Policy makers leave HUD's housing programs at risk
25 Jan 2013
Low-income Section 8 renters in Boston are at risk of higher rents or voucher losses! On Wednesday January 23, the Washington Post reported that top leaders in both major political parties predicted that massive across-the-board spending cuts to the nation's domestic programs and the pentagon known as "sequestration" will go into effect on March 1, as scheduled. At least temporarily, according to the report.
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Commentary :: Labor
Is The “Democracy Initiative” What We Need?
24 Jan 2013
Last December, at the National Education Association headquarters in Washington, D.C., leaders from a variety of progressive organizations such as Greenpeace, the NAACP and the Communication Workers of America met with the intention of beginning a national campaign to, in the words of Mother Jones reporter Andy Kroll, “remake American politics.”
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