From: dcclothesline.com Opposing influx of “refugees” puts people at risk of being fired Germans who make racist anti-migrant posts could have their children snatched by the state and be fired from their jobs, according to the German Lawyers’ Association. In an article entitled Racism and parenting: Threatening loss of custody?, lawyer Eva Becker, Chair of the Working Group on Family Law in the German Bar Association, outlines the conditions under which “xenophobic” Facebook posts could lead to parents being targeted. Although Becker asserts that merely opposing the settlement of migrants in Germany would not lead to parental rights being terminated, … Continue reading Germans Could Have Their Children Snatched for Anti-Migrant Facebook Posts
Many of these drugs cost more than a house. By Larry Schwartz Hedge funder Martin Shkreli reminded everyone of the sky-high—and seemingly arbitrary—costs of prescription medicines in this country when he bought and immediately increased the price of an established drug used to fight a parasitic infection. The price hike was eye-popping, from $13.50 a pill to $750 per pill, prompting Dr. Judith Aberg of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to ask, “What is it that they are doing differently that has led to this dramatic increase?” Shkreli’s answer was similar to what Big Pharma trots out … Continue reading The 9 Most Expensive Medicines in the World—Courtesy of Big Pharma
“Vast new cities are being built across China at a rate of ten a year, but they remain almost completely uninhabited ghost towns. Racing to stay ahead of the world economy, is the superpower about to implode? There are around 64 million empty apartments in China”, claims analyst Gillem Tulloch. It’s all part of the Chinese government’s efforts to keep its economy booming and there are plenty of people who would love to move in but the properties are priced out of the market.” GR Editor’s Note What these figures signify is that there are enough empty apartments to house … Continue reading China – Ghost Cities. 64 Million Empty Apartments in China
© PhotoAlto/Ale Ventura via Getty Images by Carolyn Gregoire There are many possible signs that can help you spot a psychopath — they may not yawn when others do, they might stay eerily calm in dangerous situations, and for all of their charm and charisma, they tend to have few (if any) close friends. These subtle clues can help you identify an adult psychopath, but is it possible to tell whether a child is on the road to becoming one later in life? Actually, it might be. A newly devised test purportedly spots signs of antisocial behavior in infants … Continue reading Baby psychopaths? Preferring a red ball over a human face may predict callous/unemotional traits
British recording artist, Roger Waters of Pink Floyd fame, told RT that US media is entertainment used to sell soap powder and doesn’t give Americans the news of the world. He also claimed that the UN is a corrupt body, with the US controlling most voting decisions. Waters was promoting his newly released documentary, titled “Roger Waters The Wall,” when the subject of the UN came up. He noted that he spoke to the UN Human Rights Committee in 2012 when there was a vote to recognize the idea of a Palestinian state and “raise the status of the Palestinian … Continue reading UN is an ‘entirely corrupt body’ – Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters to RT
What happens when different lives suddenly, unexpectedly converge? Director: Singing Chen Country: Taiwan Year: 2007 A young couple cope with the death of their child. A truck driver saves money for a new prosthetic leg. An athlete seeks to escape her mundane life. These far-flung storylines ultimately come together in God Man Dog, a riveting Taiwanese drama about the unlikely grace that visits us even in moments of despair. http://www.tricycle.com/ Continue reading God Man Dog 流浪神狗人
Russian President Vladimir Putin © Alexei Nikolsky / Reuters Moscow is now getting ready to use its military in Syria. RT explains why Russia is engaging, who it is going to fight, how and for how long. http://www.rt.com/news/317021-russia-syria-engagement-how/ Continue reading Russia goes to war with ISIS: Why and how?