Archive for the 'Economy' Category

Movie executives see record profits despite piracy fear-mongering

• January, 2012

Movie industry lobbyists like to say that online piracy costs their clients billions of dollars every year, and it’s getting worse. But that’s doesn’t quite seem to be the case, according to data released this week by the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service (CRS). The CRS report (embedded below) shows that the movie industry is doing very well, earning record profits and paying executives more than ever, even as it hires fewer workers than it did just a decade ago. Although a recent National Crime Prevention

Stevia – Documentary .::. =Link=

• December, 2011

A great Dutch documentary on Stevia to be found here: deredactie.be

Vaccines and autism

• December, 2011

For all those who’ve declared the autism-vaccine debate over – a new scientific review begs to differ. It considers a host of peer-reviewed, published theories that show possible connections between vaccines and autism. The article in the Journal of Immunotoxicology is entitled “Theoretical aspects of autism: Causes–A review.” The author is Helen Ratajczak, surprisingly herself a former senior scientist at a pharmaceutical firm. Ratajczak did what nobody else apparently has bothered to do: she reviewed the body of published science since autism was first described

Mike Biddle: We can recycle plastic

• October, 2011

Get sustainable! Share this video with everyone who might be interested in changing their environment. Less dependence on oil for plastic goods Less weight on the shoulders of third world countries Less CO2 emission More closed cycles Of course one doesn’t change the world by only this, we have to keep in mind to: Change the way we live Consume only what we need Remember we can achieve anything we want when we put our minds together

The Economic Hitmen

• April, 2011

Great short on… well… the truth… Spread the word! Spread the seeds! Youtube excerpt: A great illustration on how corporations take control of countries, and how capitalism drives the expansion of the Military Industrial Complex. Made by Studio Joho who have allowed me to upload their video. Check out their website studiojoho

Who’s behind the “tea party movement” ?

• April, 2011

Where/when lies are sold as truth… The billion dollar story…

RiP! A Remix Manifesto

• April, 2011

A Visual Reminder Of US Social Stratification

• February, 2011

While many watch the revolutions starting virtually on a daily basis in the “developing world”, few are concerned that these have any chance of occurring in the United States: “our society is far more cohesive and far less stratified” the rebuttal logic goes. Is it? Over the past two years, the one social class that has received the most voluminous amount of opprobrium is the ubiquitously derogatory “bankster” which represents far more a wealth and income qualification, that a job description. Americans it appears are

Zeitgeist – Moving Forward

• February, 2011

This Zeitgeist movie does touch various strings concerning the current and past problems of our societies. Therefore it should kick-start most people into thinking and reflecting on the situation… Whether too extreme or not, we can’t ignore the essence. It’s been time for REAL change for quite some time now…