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Peace Lessons: How to Reduce Violence

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Robert J. Burrowes (RINF) – If you are interested in learning more about the meaning of, and the relationships among, direct, structural and cultural violence and how one peace studies scholar suggests we use the integrative power of nonviolence to ...

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Review of Alison Weir’s “Against Our Better Judgement: How the U.S. was used to create Israel”

Karin Brothers Alison Weir’s short, powerful book documents hidden stories that have led to the major conflicts of the past century; understanding this history should help pave a path to peace in Israel/ Palestine.  Weir has written an accessible, myth-busting book ...

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Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket Review

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If you are in the market for a new cell phone and feeling a bit overwhelmed, we don’t really blame you.  The last phone you purchased most likely couldn’t hold a stick to some of the awesome new features that ...

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MTurk vs Utest Crowdsourcing – Which is Best?

by Leslie Handmaker
If you’ve been reading blogs, work in a large company, or are a small business owner, chances are you are at least somewhat familiar with the term ‘crowdsourcing’. If not, here are the basics. Crowdsourcing takes tasks which are typically done in-house and outsources them to an on-demand workforce.

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Book Review: The New Rules of Marketing and PR

by Mick Meaney Another book review for you guys today, a fairly quick read with around 300 pages. I’ve just finished reading the second edition of ‘The New Rules of Marketing and PR: How to Use Social Media, Blogs, News ...

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A Torture Report Could Spell Big Trouble For Bush Lawyers

By Michael Isikoff | Newsweek But the OPR probe began after Jack Goldsmith, a Bush appointee who took over OLC in 2003, protested the legal arguments made in the memos. Goldsmith resigned the following year after withdrawing the memos, and ...

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New Book Reveals What You Aren’t Supposed To Know

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The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals

In the days immediately following September 11th, the most powerful people in the country were panic-stricken. The radical decisions about how to combat terrorists and strengthen national security were made in a state of utter chaos and fear, but the ...

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The Genealogy of Torture and Democracy

By Shannon Jones | The horrifying scenes of prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq and the mistreatment of detainees at the US concentration camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba have brought the issue of the officially sanctioned state use ...

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“Immoral Hazard” – A review of Jeremy Grantham’s book

By Stephen Lendman – RINF | So says Jeremy Grantham, co-founder of Boston-based investment firm Grantham, Mayo and Van Otterloo, now known as GMO. Some call him the philosopher king of Wall Street because of his highly insightful views on ...

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White House Influence Is Cited in Corruption Trial

By Eric Lipton | A prominent Illinois Republican Party leader may have tried to use his friendship with the former White House political aide Karl Rove to push for the ouster of the United States attorney in Chicago, a federal ...

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Review: Notes from the Borderland

Reviewed by Brian Precious | SPECTREZINE Is Notes from the Borderland (NFB) a magazine or a series of pamphlets? One could be forgiven for thinking the latter, since the first issue of this very substantial magazine came out in the ...

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‘A Century of War’ Part I

By Stephen Lendman RINF Alternative News F. William Engdahl is a leading researcher, economist and analyst of the New World Order who’s written on issues of energy, politics and economics for over 30 years. He contributes regularly to publications like ...

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Did Bush really know less than Dems about CIA tapes?

Bush doesn’t recollect being told of CIA tapes Nick Juliano Despite the fact that at least two Democratic lawmakers knew about CIA tapes being destroyed, President Bush is claiming that he has “no recollection” of ever being briefed on the ...

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Loose Change Final Cut – UK Preview

By Mick Meaney RINF Alternative News Saturday, 3rd November, 2007, saw the British preview screening of the much anticipated 9/11 truth blockbuster, ‘Loose Change Final Cut’. Before the screening began, Tim Sparke, executive producer of Loose Change 3, gave us ...

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Reviewing James Petras’ “Rulers and Ruled in the US Empire”

By Stephen Lendman RINF Alternative News James Petras is Binghamton University, New York Professor Emeritus of Sociology whose credentials and achievements are long and impressive. He’s a noted academic figure on the left, a well-respected Latin American expert, and a ...

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Reviewing Naomi Klein’s “The Shock Doctrine”

By Stephen Lendman RINF Alternative News Naomi Klein is an award-winning Canadian journalist, author, documentary filmmaker and activist. She writes a regular column for The Nation magazine and London Guardian that’s syndicated internationally by the New York Times Syndicate that ...

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Reviewing Ferdinand Lundberg’s “Cracks in the Constitution”

By Stephen Lendman RINF Alternative News Ferdinand Lundberg (1905 – 1995) was a 20th century economist, journalist, historian and author of such books as The Rich and the Super-Rich: A Study in the Power of Money Today; The Myth of ...

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