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Browse All Documentaries. Corruption Perceptions Index: Transparency International. Public outcry at corruption, impunity and economic instability sent shockwaves around the world in 2011.

Corruption Perceptions Index: Transparency International

Protests in many countries quickly spread to unite people from all parts of society. The 48 Laws of Power. Background[edit] Greene initially formulated some of the ideas in The 48 Laws of Power while working as a writer in Hollywood and concluding that today's power elite shared similar traits with powerful figures throughout history.[5] In 1995, Greene worked as a writer at Fabrica, an art and media school, and met a book packager named Joost Elffers.[4][8] Greene pitched a book about power to Elffers and six months later, Elffers requested that Greene write a treatment.[4] Although Greene was unhappy in his current job, he was comfortable and saw the time needed to write a proper book proposal as too risky.[10] However, at the time Greene was rereading his favorite biography about Julius Caesar and took inspiration from Caesar's decision to cross the Rubicon River and fight Pompey, thus inciting the Great Roman Civil War.[10] Greene would follow Caesar's example and write the treatment, which later became The 48 Laws of Power.[10] He would note this as the turning point of his life.[10]

The 48 Laws of Power

Crime Map Beta. Gay Homophobe. Gods-message-MAIN.jpg (JPEG Image, 500x539 pixels) United States Crime Rates 1960 - 2010. Right-Wing Talking Points Translated Into English « The Conservative Lie. 5597292db50f2d2285232189ec592b7ecc04763.jpg (JPEG Image, 734x5862 pixels) Rise of the Religious Right in the Republican Party. Solving-the-World-Financial-Crisis2.jpg (JPEG Image, 822x1071 pixels) If You Hate Taxes . . .

Found at the excellent blog What Would Jack Do?

If You Hate Taxes . . .

: If you’re a conservative who hates taxes, please do the following. The fact is, we pay for the lifestyle we expect. Without taxes, our lifestyles would be totally different and much harder. America would be a third world country. “I like to pay taxes. Link to original post. Cinnamon Roll Pancakes. Updated 9/22/11 to Add: If you’re coming here to sample these delicious Cinnamon Roll Pancakes, you just might like the latest recipe that I’ve posted for Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Pancakes too.

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

And Gingerbread- Cinnamon Roll Pancakes too. National Jukebox WARNING: Historical recordings may contain offensive language.

National Jukebox

Read the disclaimer Now Playing... Patriotism: A Menace to Liberty. What is patriotism?

Patriotism: A Menace to Liberty

Are White People Racially Oppressed? 001r.jpg (JPEG Image, 4435x5465 pixels) - Scaled (12%) We Ain't Got Time To Bleed. E-PaperTrail. Infographic: United States of the Environment. Lk081110dBP-500.jpg (JPEG Image, 500x367 pixels) American Psychosis. The United States, locked in the kind of twilight disconnect that grips dying empires, is a country entranced by illusions.

American Psychosis

Know Your Rights: What To Do If You're Stopped By Police, Immigration Agents or the FBI. How big is our island? Edtoon.jpg (JPEG Image, 500x417 pixels) Political Hell. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people, Whereas it is essential, if man is not to be compelled to have recourse, as a last resort, to rebellion against tyranny and oppression, that human rights should be protected by the rule of law, Whereas it is essential to promote the development of friendly relations between nations, Whereas Member States have pledged themselves to achieve, in co-operation with the United Nations, the promotion of universal respect for and observance of human rights and fundamental freedoms, Article 1.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

OUTFOXED: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism. How to Get a Copy of Your FBI. The Freedom of Information Act is a powerful thing.

How to Get a Copy of Your FBI

Military Videos . net. Anti-government protests around the world (big photo gallery) A girl attends Friday prayers in front of an army tank in Tahrir Square.

Anti-government protests around the world (big photo gallery)

Egyptians held a nationwide "Victory March" on Friday to celebrate the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule one week ago, to protect the revolution and to remind new military rulers of the power of the street. Hundreds of thousands joined the rallies, which are also a memorial to the 365 people who died in the 18-day uprising, with many Egyptians expressing their intention to guard their newly-won prospect of democracy. (REUTERS/Suhaib Salem) A demonstrator shows his T-shirt that features the star and crescent symbol and reads "Yes We Can" during a protest against the regime of Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi outside the Libyan Embassy in Berlin, February 21, 2011.

U.S. government web sites you didn't know you could use. Top 10 Logical Fallacies in Politics - E. Magill. The human brain is wired all wrong. Those not versed in logic are blissfully unaware of how much our brain messes up the most basic of arguments, leading to the mess of random thoughts, non-sequiturs, cognitive dissonance, white lies, misinformation, and syntax errors that we call consciousness. Luckily, there is one place where all of these logical misteps can be exemplified: politics. What follows is a crash course in some of the most prevelant fallacies we all make, as they appear in modern American politics. And though I consider these the "top 10" logical fallacies in politics, they are not in order, for reasons that should become clear rather quickly. President Bush and Senator Kerry, congratulations on making it through an entire televised debate without answering a single question!

MvO_compare.jpg (JPEG Image, 700x1013 pixels) - Scaled (65%) – Tracking Economic Recovery Spending. Coalition Building: Making Friends, not Enemies. The Rock. Left vs Right: US Political Spectrum. Wisconsin, Ohio public employees are not overpaid.

Contrary to conventional wisdom that public employees across our nation are collecting bigger paychecks than their counterparts in the private sector, the Economic Policy Institute has found quite the contrary. That's true in Wisconsin and Ohio, which have become the latest battle fronts in the right-wing's 65-year-long effort to gut the legal collective bargaining rights of Americans that were established after decades of bloody struggle during the New Deal.

In Wisconsin, which has become a focal point in this debate, public servants already take a pretty hefty pay cut just for the opportunity to serve their communities ... The figure below shows that when comparing the total compensation (which includes non-wage benefits such as health care and pensions) of workers with similar education, public-sector workers consistently make less than their private–sector peers.

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