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Food Inc. (2008)

As is plainly stated in the film, the food industry is no longer growing or producing food, it is creating it – whether it be through hormones in living creatures or through genetically modified seeds. But, of course, this is merely the tip of the iceberg in this valuable and ultimately heartbreaking piece of work – one that could be the single most important documentary of recent years…

Pentagon Hunts WikiLeaks Founder

The Pentagon is searching for Julian Assange, the founder of whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, in an attempt to prevent the release of sensitive information…

Shoppers Who Can’t Have Secrets

Is data collection far outpacing personal data protection?…That is the question posed by Natasha Singer in her article for the New York Times – Shoppers Who Can’t Have Secrets…

Why The Oscars Are A Con

Journalist and documentary filmmaker John Pilger discusses in an article for the New Statesman why the Academy Awards are a con…read the article on Pilger’s website here…

Project Censored 2010

Items the majority of the mainstream media won’t touch…Project Censored brings you the top 25 censored news stories for 2010…

2000-2010: Decoding The Decade

2000-2010: Decoding The Decade – Buzzwords…read the article posted on Rense.com by Eric Wahlberg here…

Project Censored

As is the case each year, the Project Censored website has listed the Top 25 Censored Stories for 2009/2010…

Stupidity 2009

Take for instance these two guys from Iowa. They thought it would be a swell idea to break into an apartment, but they couldn’t afford some cheap Wal-Mart balaclavas. So, this brain-dead pair decided to disguise their faces with black permanent marker. Trouble is, they didn’t bother to wash it off afterwards (or couldn’t get it off) and were eventually picked up by police, obviously following a simple witness description of “dudes with black pen on their faces”. They weren’t too hard to find…

The Dark Side of Dubai

All is not what it seems in Dubai…Read the excellent article “The Dark Side of Dubai” by Johann Hari of the Independent (UK) here…

Langley Parks: Soundscapes, Themes & Noise – free individual track download…

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