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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 . . .

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. Enjoy! National Jukebox 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. In the spirit of two popular infographics that map out the best and worst of all 50 U.S. states — the United States of Awesome and the United States of Shame — MNN decided to see how each state shines or suffers in regard to environmental and public health.

Infographic: United States of the Environment

Our "United States of the Environment" maps depict each state's No. 1 and No. 50 ranking for issues such as conservation, agriculture, energy efficiency, disease prevalence, pollution, natural resource availability and education, among others. Check out the two maps below, and see our list of states, stats and sources for more information. Sources for "good U.S. " map:Alabama: Lowest rate of alcohol abuse or dependence (U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Alaska: Most wetlands (U.S. 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. A powerful senator dies after a prolonged illness. His soul arrives in heaven and is met by St. 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. (REUTERS/Thomas Peter) More photos follow, from Algeria, Yemen, Bahrain, Iraq, and other nations throughout Africa and the Middle East where the "revolution virus" is spreading. 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.

Top 10 Logical Fallacies in Politics - E. Magill

MvO_compare.jpg (JPEG Image, 700x1013 pixels) - Scaled (65%) – Tracking Economic Recovery Spending. Coalition Building: Making Friends, not Enemies. This post was written by Steve Heidenreich, but honestly, if he hadn't written it, I would have done it myself.

Coalition Building: Making Friends, not Enemies

The Rock. I'm told that there is a huge rock near a gravel pit on Hwy. 25 in rural Iowa. For generations kids have painted slogans, names, and obscenities on this rock, changing its character many times. A few months back the rock received its latest paint job and since then it has been left completely undisturbed. 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.

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