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15 of the Deadliest U.S. Corporations. These corporations, if they were individual human beings, would be locked up for life.

15 of the Deadliest U.S. Corporations

Instead, they continue raking in the big bucks. Human rights abuses, murder, war, eco disasters, and animal exploitation keep these evil companies raking in the green. Prepare to be disgusted. Chevron Image Source Several big oil companies make this list, but Chevron deserves a special place in Hell. DeBeers Image Source Diamonds are a girl's best friend -- unless she lives in the Ivory Coast. Tyson Even if you don't care about the horrendous animal abuse that has been documented in Tyson's factory farms, you have to flinch at Tyson's appalling environmental abuses and workers' rights violations, as well as the fact that on several occasions, Tyson has allowed e coli tainted beef to enter the food supply.

Smith and Wesson Image Source Phillip Morris Image Source. How Communism Works". In a perfect world, everyone would have food and shelter, and a true utopian society would be devoid of sexism, racism and other forms of oppression.

How Communism Works"

But for most of the world's population, this perfect society just isn't possible. Communism is one proposed solution to these problems. Most people know what communism is at its most basic level. Simply put, communism is the idea that everyone in a given society receives equal shares of the benefits derived from labor. Communism is designed to allow the poor to rise up and attain financial and social status equal to that of the middle-class landowners. Top Ten Corporate Freeloaders. Valedictorian Speaks Out Against Schooling in Graduation Speech. © The Daily MailThe 2010 Graduating Class of Coxsackie-Athens High School. Here I stand There is a story of a young, but earnest Zen student who approached his teacher, and asked the Master, "If I work very hard and diligently, how long will it take for me to find Zen? The Master thought about this, then replied, "Ten years . . " The student then said, "But what if I work very, very hard and really apply myself to learn fast -- How long then?

" Replied the Master, "Well, twenty years. " The Top 100 Items to Disappear First. By Mr.

The Top 100 Items to Disappear First

Smashy Survival Cache You could also call this “The Top 100 Things You should start stocking up on.” Even if you don’t need more than 2 (you should always have 2 of everything) each item on this list will be great for bartering. This list was discussed and chosen by the members of No Particular Order. I’ve linked to a couple of the items you are less likely to find at Wal-Mart and other local stores. Evangelicals and Muslims: Both Love Jesus. 6 Secret Monopolies You Didn't Know Run the World.

The American revolutionaries gave their lives for a future in which each man would have the freedom to make his own choices.

6 Secret Monopolies You Didn't Know Run the World

That dream has come true in the form of supermarket aisles that contain 50 different cereals with the word "oat" in their name, five marshmallow based cereals with a monster theme and 12 different varieties of Cheerios alone. God Bless America. What would you say if I told you that dream was a lie? That all these brands you think you're picking and choosing between are all sock puppets on the many tentacles of a few, lesser known companies? I don't know what you would say, but we're about to find out. Luxottica Makes All Your Sunglasses. Nine Pictures of the Extreme Income/Wealth Gap. Many people don’t understand our country’s problem of concentration of income and wealth because they don’t see it.

Nine Pictures of the Extreme Income/Wealth Gap

People just don't understand how much wealth there is at the top now. The wealth at the top is so extreme that it is beyond most people’s ability to comprehend. If people understood just how concentrated wealth has become in our country and the effect is has on our politics, our democracy and our people, they would demand our politicians do something about it. How Much Is A Billion? Some Wall Street types (and others) make over a billion dollars a year – each year. Babes of the BNP. BTW, once you've read this, you should visit the follow up interview we did with one of the babes.

Babes of the BNP

Wasn't too happy. Check it here. You no longer need to be a hatchet-faced National Front refugee to join the whites-only club. The Vice Guide to Congo. By Jason Mojica Photos by Tim Freccia A member of the Mai Mai militia patrols his camp.

The Vice Guide to Congo

Legend has it that the Mai Mai are shape-shifters who can fly and that bullets pass through them as if their bodies are made of water. Walking through the jungle in the dead of night with a group of Rwandan rebels best known for their expertise at rape and murder wasn’t exactly what we had planned for our first trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo. All we wanted was to make a little film about the controversy surrounding the so-called conflict minerals that make our cell phones work, drop a couple Conrad references, and drink a Primus. Just one Primus. A week earlier, our team landed at N’Djili International Airport in the capital of Kinshasa, formerly Leopoldville.

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,

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights