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MUST SEE: Singing Nun Is the Fastest Growing Internet Sensation Ever After Performing On Italian Version of “The Voice”

Written by on March 27, 2014 in Entertainment, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
MUST SEE: Singing Nun Is the Fastest Growing Internet Sensation Ever After Performing On Italian Version of “The Voice”

A Sicilian nun named Sister Cristina Scuccia has become the fastest growing internet phenomenon of all time after performing on the Italian version of The Voice. Sister Scuccia, who stunned judges with her version of “No One” by Alicia Keys, has racked up over 32 million views on YouTube in just seven days. When asked what brought her to audition on The Voice, Sister Scuccia cheerfully responded, “I have a gift and I am giving it to you. Shouldn’t it be this way?”

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CNN, FOX & MSNBC Are Losing Viewers Left and Right

Written by on March 26, 2014 in Corporate Controlled Media, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
CNN, FOX & MSNBC Are Losing Viewers Left and Right

While cable news’ attempt to exploit missing planes to gain viewers may increase ratings in the short term, the Pew Research Center’s “State of the Media” report doesn’t paint a rosy picture of the health of the industry overall. CNN, FOX and MSNBC have been suffering declining primetime viewership as more consumers turning to online sources for news, while newspapers are shedding jobs in order to stay in the black. With questionable practices by cable news network’s becoming more prevalent, does the industry stand a chance against online media? RT’s Marina Portnaya offers analysis along with Lindsay France.

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The Most Popular Show In America Is Basically NSA Propaganda

Written by on March 24, 2014 in Entertainment, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
The Most Popular Show In America Is Basically NSA Propaganda

NCIS and its sibling NCIS: Los Angeles are the top-rated dramas on television, a distinction they have held for several years. What exactly are so many Americans watching—and rooting for—when they tune in for these TV shows? A closer look reveals that both series are uncomfortably akin to a cheering section for the NSA: The shows depict a world in which terrorists planning mass slaughter are under every bed, in which viewers root for the good-looking, wisecracking agents to smash down doors without warrants; in which super-advanced electronic surveillance is used exclusively to protect the public. In the NCIS version of reality, we’ll all die unless powerful government agencies treat the United States Constitution like a big joke.

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MUST SEE: BBC ‘Staged’ Syria Chemical Weapons Attack

Written by on March 23, 2014 in Corporate Controlled Media, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
MUST SEE: BBC ‘Staged’ Syria Chemical Weapons Attack

BBC ‘total fabrication from beginning to end’ of Syria ‘atrocity’. A video of a BBC interview with a doctor in Syria in the aftermath of a napalm-style attack was artificially dubbed to falsely make reference to the incident being a “chemical weapons” attack, a clip that represents “a stunning bit of fakery.”

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Abby Martin Takes Down the Cold War-Obsessed Neocons Behind the Curtain

Written by on March 21, 2014 in Media & Arts with 2 Comments
Abby Martin Takes Down the Cold War-Obsessed Neocons Behind the Curtain

Abby Martin calls out the Foreign Policy Initiative (FPI) and specifically James Kirchick – a senior fellow at FPI. FPI is a DC neocon think tank that rose out of the ashes of PNAC. Abby discusses the real motivation behind their recent attacks against her credibility, as they advocate for a revival of the Cold War.

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Watch As Twenty Strangers Kiss For The First Time

Watch As Twenty Strangers Kiss For The First Time

We all know what it’s like to go in for the first kiss – the hesitation, maybe even fear, and ultimately the excitement of it is electrifying. So what happens when strangers pair up on camera to share an intimate moment?

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18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context.

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RT Reacts After Abby Martin Condems Russia Over Ukraine Actions

Written by on March 4, 2014 in Alternative Media, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
RT Reacts After Abby Martin Condems Russia Over Ukraine Actions

At the end of her show on RT, Abby Martin, host of Breaking the Set, asserted her strong disagreement with Russia’s actions in the Ukraine.

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Classical Baroque for Brain Boosting

Classical Baroque for Brain Boosting

Bach’s Baroque music focuses our brains into the alpha wave state, boosting IQ scores and performance, lowering stress and anxiety, and even helping with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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CLN Exclusive: Ben Lee on Inner Work, Spiritual Awakening and Global Transformation

CLN Exclusive: Ben Lee on Inner Work, Spiritual Awakening and Global Transformation

Inner work, spiritual awakening and global transformation aren’t usually topics we’re used to hearing about in the mainstream music industry, but musician Ben Lee has…

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Popular Resistance: 4 Ways to Plug In

Popular Resistance: 4 Ways to Plug In

Activism can take many forms. Popular Resistance is a movement for social, economic and environmental justice. Today you can support activist art, learn about economic democracy, or support others who face imprisonment for their courageous acts.

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The Energy Crisis – RAP NEWS

Written by on February 27, 2014 in Media & Arts with 0 Comments
The Energy Crisis – RAP NEWS

RAP NEWS 22 [S02:E02]. Like many others who preceded us, our “civilization” faces an Energy Crisis of megawattic proportions, which threatens to bring an end to our brief joyride. But our dirty little secret is seldom mentioned in the news, let alone connected to economic instability or to environmental effects on our planet. It falls to Robert Foster to bring this topic back into the fore of our consciousness, where he conducts an incisive analysis of the situation to see what solutions are out there to deal with peak energy. Join your ever-curious anchor as he invites a panoply of guests – the great, the good, the bizarre, and the downright trollsome – along to share their solutions to this crisis. In the end, the shift required might have to be psychological as well as technological. Enjoy the ride, fellow children of the industrial revolution.

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Remembering the Genius of Comedian Bill Hicks with Lee Camp

Written by on February 26, 2014 in Media & Arts with 1 Comment
Remembering the Genius of Comedian Bill Hicks with Lee Camp

Abby Martin pays tribute to the late comedian and political satirist, Bill Hicks, discussing with comedian Lee Camp his impact on politics and pop culture.

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Oscar Nominated Philomena Tells Story of Loss and Forgiveness – Meet the Real Philomena

Written by on February 20, 2014 in Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Oscar Nominated Philomena Tells Story of Loss and Forgiveness – Meet the Real Philomena

Stephen Frears’ Oscar-nominated drama Philomena tells the true story of Irish-Catholic Philomena Lee. Fifty years ago, as a pregnant teenager, Lee was disowned by her family and sent to a local convent. There, she was forced her to give up her child for adoption.

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Is Comcast Merger with Time Warner in the Public Interest?

Written by on February 18, 2014 in Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Is Comcast Merger with Time Warner in the Public Interest?

Comcast is preparing to buy up Time Warner combining the nations largest and second largest cable providers spending about 45 million dollars to do so. So why is the Comcast attempt to merge with Time Warner a big deal? Two words: Public Interest. Watch the video to see why Ben says the Public Interest will not be served with this merger.

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