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Recent Blogs

Consuming Plastic Rice

A video of workers feeding plastic into a machine to produce white, rice-like granules has sparked fears on Chinese social media.
Many people said the factory, thought to be located in China, was producing toxic rice out of sheets of plastic.

“Give Karl Marx a Chance to Save the World Economy”

The ideas of Marx have never been more relevant than they are today. We are also witnessing the birth-pangs of a new society—a new and just society, a world fit for men and women to live in. Out of these bloody events, in one country after another, a new force is being born—the revolutionary force of the workers, peasants, and youth.

The Three Divides

The ecological, social, and the spiritual-cultural divides represent three different tips of the iceberg of massive institutional failure. We are collectively creating results that nobody wants.

What has the ECHR ever done for us?

After Theresa May says Britain should leave the European convention on human rights, Patrick Stewart, Adrian Scarborough and Sarah Solemani expose the problems in the Conservative plan for a UK bill of rights. This satirical take on the classic Monty Python sketch asks ‘what has the European Convention on Human Rights ever done for us?’ Apart from the right to a fair trial, freedom from slavery, freedom from torture … WARNING: Contains strong language.

Watchdog

Consuming Plastic Rice

A video of workers feeding plastic into a machine to produce white, rice-like granules has sparked fears on Chinese social media.
Many people said the factory, thought to be located in China, was producing toxic rice out of sheets of plastic.

Know the Facts: Sexual Child Abuse

Some research has estimated that approximately 1 in 6 boys and 1 in 4 girls are sexually abused before the age of 18. However, accurate statistics on the prevalence of sexual abuse of children and adolescents are difficult to collect because not all abuse is reported.

Our Neglected Elderly are being Bewitched by “FRIENDS”

Whilst we were growing up our parents were also growing old. We somewhat still believe that they are alright despite the signs of their fragility begining to show. We believe that they are strong and are able to look after themselves. Whilst they are at home – our elderly are becoming the target to the cold, heartless scam artists who are door knocking or seeking to befriend our neglected elderly.

Your Smart TV might be watching you!

The functionality is great for innovation and ease of use (can you imagine having to push buttons on an old fashioned remote control?), but the privacy policies tucked deep inside the boxes of these new TVs reads like they were ripped out of a George Orwell novel: Here’s Samsung’s:

“Please be aware that if your spoken words include personal or other sensitive information, that information will be among the data captured and transmitted to a third party through your use of Voice Recognition.”

Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits

Talcum powder, also commonly known by the brand name “Baby Powder,” comes from talc, a naturally occurring mineral composed of magnesium, silicon, oxygen, and hydrogen. Cosmetics company Johnson & Johnson introduced the beauty product into the marketplace more than 100 years ago. If you’ve used talcum powder manufactured by Johnson & Johnson and have experienced any unusual side effects, you should contact your doctor immediately.

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