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Deceased Filmmaker’s Documentary Finally Released – Gray State: The Rise

Posted by on January 22, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Deceased Filmmaker’s Documentary Finally Released – Gray State: The Rise

The direction of the production and release of David Crowley’s anticipated fictional film Gray State – which depicted a bleak America with totalitarian rule, a police state and detainment camps – is unknown. However, a rough cut of the dual production documentary, Gray State: The Rise is available to watch. The 2hr 39m film features significant video bytes as well as interviews from Adam Miller, Col. Douglas McGregor, Adam Kokesh, Luke Rudkowski, Stewart Rhodes, Mark Dice, Alex Jones, Jason Bermas, David Crowley and more.

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Facebook Promises Less Hoax Stories and Spam Posts In Users’ News Feeds

Posted by on January 21, 2015 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Facebook Promises Less Hoax Stories and Spam Posts In Users’ News Feeds

Facebook is cracking down with changes to its news feed that will ensure its users see fewer hoax and spam posts, while providing a warning of their potential falsity when they are seen. The new feature is based on another recent addition to Facebook: the ability to report any post as being a “false news story”. Those reports will now be taken into account by Facebook’s news feed algorithm as it determines which posts are displayed on users’ news feeds.

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Hero Or Killer? ‘American Sniper’ Movie Raises Controversy Over Iraq War

Posted by on January 21, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Hero Or Killer? ‘American Sniper’ Movie Raises Controversy Over Iraq War

The movie ‘American Sniper’ based on the memoirs of Navy Seal Chris Kyle has grabbed six Oscar nominations and shattered US box-office records. In the process it’s also inflamed debate over US wars. Kyle served in Iraq and was credited with being America’s deadliest sniper. After leaving the army he was shot dead by a fellow veteran he was trying to help. RT’s Marina Portnaya takes a look at the controversy around the film.

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Russell Brand Spanks Mainstream Media For Bullying Bruce Jenner

Posted by on January 17, 2015 in Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Russell Brand Spanks Mainstream Media For Bullying Bruce Jenner

All cozy and tucked in bed, Russell Brand shares his comical insights on the mainstream media’s immature coverage of Bruce Jenner’s transgender inclinations. He calls it “bullying” (cause it is) and advises us all to watch what we spend our time focusing on. Brand reminds us that emphasizing and being intolerant of others’ differences is not going to help us create the spiritually-aware, harmonious world we need at this time in history.

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“AIDependence: The Many Ills of the NGO System” – Free Online Screening Begins Jan 12 (For Two Weeks Only)

Posted by on January 11, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
“AIDependence: The Many Ills of the NGO System” – Free Online Screening Begins Jan 12 (For Two Weeks Only)

AIDependence tells the story of the extremely controversial relationship between the people of Haiti and aid organizations, exposing the negative side effects that aid creates such as dependency, corruption as well as the destruction of the economy and solidarity.

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TPP Negotiators Hit With Protests That Media Don’t Cover

TPP Negotiators Hit With Protests That Media Don’t Cover

Shouldn’t it be a trade violation to threaten to move someone’s job to another country? Shouldn’t we negotiate trade agreements that increase people’s wages on both sides of a trade border? These are the kinds of agreements we would make if We the People were negotiating trade agreements with representatives of the working people in other countries. Unfortunately that is not the kind of trade agreements that our current trade negotiation process produces.

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Expert Analyzes Footage of Cop Shooting During Charlie Hebdo Attack: Is It a False Flag?

Posted by on January 9, 2015 in Corporate Controlled Media with 0 Comments
Expert Analyzes Footage of Cop Shooting During Charlie Hebdo Attack: Is It a False Flag?

Firearms expert Mark S. Mann analyzes the alleged shooting of a police officer in Paris. The image from the moment before the “head shot” was distributed and used by the mainstream media worldwide the day after the massacre. And now the full video showing the shooting of the officer is being scrubbed from YouTube and edited elsewhere. Why? Mark S. Mann: “You would expect to see a gruesome wound at that distance, regardless of whatever caliber it (the bullet) was”

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“Hangry” is so 2014…10 Brand New Fun & Useful Words You May Want To Use In 2015

Posted by on January 4, 2015 in Books, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
“Hangry” is so 2014…10 Brand New Fun & Useful Words You May Want To Use In 2015

You know when you first heard the word “hangry” and you thought, “YES! Finally, a way to express this grumpy-starving feeling I have while I torturously wait for my takeout that was supposed to arrive 30 minutes ago!” Well, the new book, That Should Be A Word by Lizzie Skurnick ($10, Workman, amazon.com) gives you even more words to help further define your every day life.

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The Net Is Mightier Than the Sword – James Corbett at TEDx

Posted by on December 25, 2014 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
The Net Is Mightier Than the Sword – James Corbett at TEDx

Since the rise of the internet people have changed from mere audiences into authors and editors. With pieces of technology small enough to fit the whole world into your pocket, a revolution might be on its way. The net is now mightier than the sword. This presentation was delivered at the TEDxGroningen conference in the Netherlands on November 20, 2014.

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The 10 Most Googled Terms of 2014

Posted by on December 23, 2014 in Media & Arts with 0 Comments
The 10 Most Googled Terms of 2014

Google has released its top 10 most searched terms list for 2014. Can you guess what number 1 was? Dave Rubin reports.

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Top 20 Christmas Movies of All Time – Vote for Your Favorites

Posted by on December 20, 2014 in Entertainment, Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Top 20 Christmas Movies of All Time – Vote for Your Favorites

Are you looking for a great holiday film to watch? One of the best “Top 20” lists can be found at amctv.com. And, the cool part is that you can ‘Vote Up’ or ‘Vote Down’ any of the movies in the list. Here are the Top 10…

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Training Elderly In Social Media Improves Well-Being And Combats Isolation

Posted by on December 16, 2014 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 2 Comments
Training Elderly In Social Media Improves Well-Being And Combats Isolation

Training older people in the use of social media improves cognitive capacity, increases a sense of self-competence and could have a beneficial overall impact on mental health and well-being, according to a landmark study carried out in the UK.

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Julian Assange Crowdfunds Life-Size Statue of Himself

Posted by on December 13, 2014 in Conscious Art and Music, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Julian Assange Crowdfunds Life-Size Statue of Himself

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has used the whistleblowing website’s official Twitter account to publicise a funding drive for the creation of a life-size bronze public artwork featuring himself, Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, described as a “a monument to courage”.

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The Sounds of Civilization!

The Sounds of Civilization!

This article provides an inspired synopsis of how different major civilizations have used music, and specifically the spacing of musical notes, in different ways. Then she connects those different manners of usage to certain socio/politico/economic developments. Jill Mattson is a four time author/soundhealing expert, uses Sound Healing techniques with original music

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A New Hope: Is This What the Last Three Star Wars Films Were Missing?

Posted by on December 12, 2014 in Entertainment, Films & TV, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
A New Hope: Is This What the Last Three Star Wars Films Were Missing?

Few would argue that the last three films in the Star Wars franchise were missing a little something.
Now for some of you, up until this moment it may have been that those easily forgettable films were missing from your mind altogether, while others may still be struggling to forget them like a bad nightmare.

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