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The amount is just above the nation's poverty line. Of that income, just 55% comes from dance jobs, on average. Could A 16-Hour Work Week Save Civilization? The question is: If Americans wanted to retain compensation and employment gains between 1987 and 2009, how long would the average American be required to work each week?
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More recently we've seen research on further health benefits of dancing, such as stress reduction and increased serotonin level, with its sense of well-being. Most recently we've heard of another benefit: Frequent dancing apparently makes us smarter. A major study added to the growing evidence that stimulating one's mind by dancing can ward off Alzheimer's disease and other dementia, much as physical exercise can keep the body fit. Dancing also increases cognitive acuity at all ages. You may have heard about the New England Journal of Medicine report on the effects of recreational activities on mental acuity in aging. The 21-year study of senior citizens, 75 and older, was led by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City, funded by the National Institute on Aging, and published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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Despite my firm belief that I was legally in the right, I settled out of court to cut my losses. The Chessboard Killer: Big Issues. The maniac lumbers through a silent forest. he is a sallow-faced man with a stout physique and a deep, low voice. he's with a friend, a woman, and they are enveloped by birch trees rising fifty, sixty feet into a pale gray sky.
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Chamber of Commerce. LOS ANGELES POISED TO BE THE FIRST MAJOR U.S. CITY TO CALL FOR END TO CORPORATE PERSONHOOD. Grassroots Momentum Builds Toward Passage of a Constitutional Amendment LOS ANGELES, CA – Next week the Los Angeles City Council will vote on a resolution that calls on Congress to amend the Constitution to clearly establish that only living persons -- not corporations -- are endowed with constitutional rights and that money is not the same as free speech.
If this resolution is passed, Los Angeles will be the first major city in the U.S. to call for an end to all corporate constitutional rights. The campaign in Los Angeles is the latest grassroots effort by Move to Amend, a national coalition working to abolish corporate personhood. “Local resolution campaigns are an opportunity for citizens to speak up and let it be known that we won’t accept the corporate takeover of our government lying down," said Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap, a national spokesperson for Move to Amend. "We urge communities across the country to join the Move to Amend campaign and raise your voices.”
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After such experience, the organism often fails to learn or accept "escape" or "avoidance" in new situations where such behavior would likely be effective. In other words, the organism learned that it is helpless in situations where there is a presence of aversive stimuli and has accepted that it has lost control, and thus gives up trying.
Such an organism is said to have acquired learned helplessness. Learned helplessness theory is the view that clinical depression and related mental illnesses may result from such real or perceived absence of control over the outcome of a situation.  Foundation of research and theory Early key experiments Amazon. Thank You, Facebook: The Social Network as Mideast Hero - Global. Occupying foreclosures - Newstips by Curtis Black. The Story Behind the Infamous McDonald's Coffee Case & How Corporations Used it to Push Tort Reform. Judge Blocks Citigroup Settlement With S.E.C. Evanston lessens penalty for pot possession. Why Iceland Should Be in the News, But Is Not. An Open Letter from America’s Port Truck Drivers on Occupy the Ports.
Trickle-down tyranny - why ordinary people in positions of local power are adopting tactics of tyrants. Mike AdamsNatural News. Three GOP Presidential Candidates Sign Pledge To Investigate LGBT Community. Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann, and Mitt Romney. Image from Get ready for another round of McCarthyism. Mitt Romney, Michele Bachmann, and Rick Santorum have all signed a pledge to form a commission to investigate the LGBT community if elected President. OCCUPY WITH ALOHA: Makana at the APEC Dinner, Hawaii. Homeless Shelters Vs. Cupcake Shops: A Chicago Map – HUB BUB. Vermont towns vote to arrest Bush and Cheney. George W. Bush cancels Switzerland visit over fears of arrest on torture charges. Updated: 20:57 GMT, 6 February 2011. Twilight of the Psychopaths. A vaccination against social prejudice. Amazon’s Jungle Logic. The Vote Heard Around the World - Corporations Are Not People. Moyers: Why 'We The People' Must Triumph Over Corporate Power. December 11, 2011 |