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Undersea Internet Cables Cut AGAIN!

A series of bizarre coincidences has left several African countries experiencing significantly reduced Internet traffic. Click here to read more… Advertisements

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Up in Smoke – Taliban gone, Opium not

Afghanistan authorities have been trying to rid the country of illicit opium production with help from its international allies since the Taliban were ousted from power in a US-led invasion in late 2001. Click here to read…

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The Global Exploitation of the Saharian People

France is a country that gets a whole lot of its electricity from a very far away place that’s hard to get to — in the Sahara desert. And Canada is a country that is hoping to get a lot … Continue reading

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Patent Pimping by Microsoft

In the settlement, HTC agreed to pay Microsoft $5 for every Android device it shipped. Since then, HTC has sold 30 million handsets for a Microsoft payout of $150 million — a number five times higher than it makes on … Continue reading

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Financial Assessment of Divine Destruction

North Carolina’s $750 million-a-year tobacco crop may have suffered hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, state officials said. An industry trade group said harm to the cotton crop, the fourth-largest in the U.S., may be “extensive.” Click here to … Continue reading

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The rise of binge drinking in China

“If I drink, it doesn’t necessarily help me get promoted. But if I don’t, it’s less likely that I will be. So I must drink, even if it’s not pleasant at all,” Chi explains. “People want to show they are … Continue reading

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The Hidden Dangers of Soft Drinks

It is one of the true peculiarities of our modern society that people will unreflectively indulge in all kinds of self-destructive behavior simply because everyone else does, or because government regulatory bodies haven’t passed a law yet making it illegal … Continue reading

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Famine : The ShowBusiness of Humanitarian Aid

Somalia became a “business opportunity” that provided jobs to hundreds, if not thousands of (mostly Western) aid agency employees.  Nicholas Stockton, a former Oxfam executive director, once called this phenomenon “the moral economy”. Click here to read more…

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The Audacity of Economic Genocide

A Survival investigation has uncovered alarming evidence that some of Ethiopia’s most productive farmland is being stolen from local tribes and leased to foreign companies to grow and export food – while thousands of its citizens starve during the devastating … Continue reading

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Electromagnetic Pulse – A New Weapon of War

 EMP weapons are specifically designed to maximize this electronics-killing effect, which can be done by detonating a high-altitude nuclear explosion. Though the effect is most commonly associated with a nuclear blast, the U.S. military, among others, has been looking at … Continue reading

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