Archive for May 19th, 2013

Psychiatrists under fire in mental health battle
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Psychiatrists under fire in mental health battle

British Psychological Society to launch attack on rival profession, casting doubt on biomedical model of mental illness British psychologists are to say that current psychiatric diagnoses such as bipolar disorder are useless. Photograph: Justin Paget/Fuse/Getty There is no scientific evidence that psychiatric diagnoses such asschizophrenia and bipolar disorder are valid or useful, according to the leading […]

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Environmental Terrorist: Caterpillar CEO exclaims: ‘We Can Never Make Enough Profit’
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Environmental Terrorist: Caterpillar CEO exclaims: ‘We Can Never Make Enough Profit’

Corporate profits have been on the rise for some years now, but wages are stagnant, at best. That’s best illustrated by these two charts, showing the trends in corporate profits as a percentage of GDP, compared to wages. Wages as a percentage of US GDP Business Insider, St. Louis Fed Caterpillar, the world’s largest manufacturer of mining and capital equipment, is […]

Fracking Poses a Risk to Our Water Supply
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Fracking Poses a Risk to Our Water Supply

By Richard Schiffman The recent boom in fracking has turned America into the Saudi Arabia of natural gas, almost overnight. Proponents say that this burgeoning industry has ensured U.S. energy independence for years to come, and created a more climate-friendly alternative to dirtier-burning fuels like coal and gas. It has arguably also hastened the demise […]

Saudi woman climbs Everest in first
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Saudi woman climbs Everest in first

AFP – A Saudi woman, Raha Muharraq, on Saturday reached the summit of Everest, the world’s highest peak, in a first for the conservative Muslim kingdom where women’s sports are severely restricted, her proud father said. “She reached the summit of Everest on Saturday morning. We have been able to contact her and she is very […]

Happy Birthday, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X)
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Happy Birthday, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X)

May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, the man we would come to know as Malcolm X burst into the world. As he evolved away from his past as Detroit Red, he transformed himself first, into a loyal protégé of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, then, into a world renowned human rights activist. He never hid behind his legend to avoid […]

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