Catégorie : Society

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Moral Outrage Is Self-Serving, Say Psychologists

We don’t think all outrage is self-serving. Some of it is truly altruistic and of the sort that changes the world for the better. On the other hand, when people get outraged on cue, on certain sanctioned topics but not on glaring injustices or even horrors that don’t happen to be PC, then we suspect it is about something else than anger at injustice. It’s called « faux outrage » and its causes are…

Vaccines, Government & Big Pharma’s Dirty Money

« Vaccines are big business. Pharma is a trillion-dollar industry with vaccines accounting for $25 billion in annual sales. CDC’s decision to add a vaccine to the schedule can guarantee its manufacturer millions of customers and billions in revenue with minimal advertising or marketing costs and complete immunity from lawsuits. »

21st-Century Slaves: How Corporations Exploit Prison Labor

There is a legend according to which capitalism and slavery are mutually exclusive. It is only a legend. The truth is, the lower the wages, the higher the profits.
If Trump wants to « make America great again », the first thing he should do, even before repatriating outsourced jobs, is to eliminate free prison labor. That would yield masses of jobs, probably in the tens of thousands, for everyday Americans.

America’s Fentanyl Crisis « Is Surging, With No End In Sight »

As opposed to what that piece retrieved from Zerohedge says, of course there is an end in sight. One could even call it a silver bullet: just ban the medical prescriptions of opioids nationwide, save for life-threatening conditions, like in every sane country.
That is not what the USA considers because it is not « good business ». So the US will just carry on with their phoney « War On Drugs » while people will be high and hooked on legal prescription meds all over the country. And then, when cured and no more able to get their dose on medical grounds, striving to get their high in the street.

Top Secret – Beijing has Become One of the Greatest Cities on Earth

« For those who want to taste the reality, the best advice would be: enter Beijing and let Beijing speak for itself, without an intermediary or ‘interpreter’. But could it be done? Aren’t biases already too deeply engrained in the psyche of most of the people worldwide, people that are bombarded by professional disinformation campaigns manufactured by the West and its mouthpieces? »

‘Fake News’ in America: Homegrown, and Far From New

« The media landscape in America is dominated by “fake news.” It has been for decades. This fake news does not emanate from the Kremlin. It is a multibillion-dollar-a-year industry that is skillfully designed and managed by public relations agencies, publicists and communications departments on behalf of individuals, government and corporations to manipulate public opinion. »

The Surprising Truth About Women and Violence

« Sociologists Murray Straus and Richard Gelles of the Family Research Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire found that women were just as likely as men to report hitting a spouse and men were just as likely as women to report getting hit. »