Monthly Archives: November 2012

Roger Williams Mystery Book Decoded

If I had to pick someone to speak from The Beyond, Roger Williams would be in the top ten. A Brown University mathematician has cracked Roger Williams personal code and translated his notes. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The obscure book’s … Continue reading

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DSK Did Not Destroy the Maid

Dominique Strauss-Kahn  is said to be about to settle with Nafissatou Diallo. Strauss-Kahn Said to Reach Deal to Settle With Hotel Housekeeper By WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM Published: November 29, 2012 Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the hotel housekeeper who accused him of … Continue reading

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Ya Wanna Read a Fukushima Diary?

It’s here, Fukushima Diary. The US press is busy with who’s boinking who and the budget deadline fiscal cliff. The daily life and future prospects of people living in the vicinity of the Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown are not in … Continue reading

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Scrooge Finds Soul Mates

Wow! Can this AmericaBlog post be true? It’s on the internet, so it must be. Chris in Paris reviewed the literature, and found that studies show that millions of Americans just wish Christmas would go away. Some 45 percent of … Continue reading

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Our Own Bangladesh at Triangle Shirtwaist- New York 1911

  A factory fire in Bangladesh that killed over 100 workers is connected to corporations that supply cheap goods to American consumers. Disney, Sears, ENYCE and Wal-Mart labels and documents were found in the charred wreckage. Garments and documents left … Continue reading

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Mind-Blowing Sci Fi Movies

Annalee Newitz at Jezebel names19 sci-fi movies that could change your life. But what about science fiction movies that challenge your preconceptions about reality and force you to rethink your place in the universe? Those aren’t always the most famous … Continue reading

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The Sessions

Just seen it. It was really good. I might see it again. It rang very true to me that Mark O’Brien, the subject of the film, said to a woman he’d just met, “you know, I’m not a virgin.” A … Continue reading

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Disposable Workers at Fukushima

From Asahi Shimbun… Of the many thousands of workers who have risked radiation exposure at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, only a paltry 3.7 percent are eligible for free cancer screenings provided by the government and Tokyo … Continue reading

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David Kato– Why Did He Die?

More on the brief life of David Kato. The murder of a young man in Uganda may seem far from us, but American Evangelical missionaries may have his blood on their hands.

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Uganda ‘Kill the Gays’ Law May Cost Them

Pam Spaulding, of Pam’s House Blend has an update on Uganda’s political war on its homosexual citizens. The latest is a law that would invite a pogrom on all suspected homosexuals. Uganda is facing international condemnation for this, but some … Continue reading

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