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The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced in March that the economy produced 192,00 new jobs, so the unemployment rate dropped to 8.9%. This was reported everywhere by corporate media claiming that this is a turning point in the U.S. economy and a sign that our economy is becoming self-sustaining. According to Shadowstats.com, there is no […]
Wired’s Smart List 2009 documented 12 Shocking Ideas That Could Change the World. Of the twelve ideas the most intriguing is “Thorkil Sonne: Recruiting Autistics.” With the gradually decreasing amount of jobs, it is expected that employers are looking for people with good communication and social skills. Although, some jobs require extreme concentration and total […]
John Edward Dawson was arrested in Monroe County in Tennessee, on theft and drug charges. The courts appointed an attorney to represent him. However, back at the jail, a detective posed as Dawson’s defense attorney, in order to gather incriminating evidence. The detective told Dawson he could get him out of jail and take care […]
According to a study acquired exclusively by “The Christian Monitor,” one in five United States Air Force women is a victim of sexual assault. The study was conducted by the United States military in order to determine the amount of sexual assault that occurs within its ranks. According to the study, nearly half of the […]
Heated debates have arisen while attempting to reach a decision if organ and tissue donors, including egg and sperm, should receive increased financial benefits as an incentive to increase the number of donations in the UK. As the law stands now, it is illegal to pay for most types of organs and tissues in the […]