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Story of Koh Panyee Thailand Football/Soccer Team (Video)

6 April 2014

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TMB bank have launched a new brand vision “Make THE Difference” by making a film to inspire people to start thinking differently. With a hope that they will start to Make THE Difference to their own world. It doesn’t have to be big, but a little can create positive changes. This film is based on […]

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Billionaires Against Pope Francis

29 March 2014

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A group of billionaires are taking issue with comments from Pope Francis about capitalism.

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The Conditioned: Inspiring Video About Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho in São Paulo, Brazil

29 March 2014

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Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho was homeless in São Paulo, Brazil, for nearly 35 years, and became locally known for sitting in the same spot and writing every day. In April 2011, he was befriended by a young woman named Shalla Monteiro. Impressed by his poetry and wanting to help him with his dream of publishing a […]

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Ford Video Ad Promotes Sustainability and Minimalism as a Response to Arrogant Cadillac Nationalistic Materialistic Video Commercial

28 March 2014

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Cadillac created an arrogant nationalistic materialistic commercial about why the USA is wealthy. Ford responded with a clever and creative video commercial about sustainability and minimalist living. Take a look at the commercials below.

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Buying Local with Secondary Local Sourcing

24 March 2014

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Buying local is something you can do to help the environment and your local economy. However, not everything that’s sold as local is really locally sourced. For example, a manufacturers of food products, although local, may get the product ingredients from suppliers hundreds or thousands of miles away. A local computer store, although they are […]

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Inspiring Video Ads from Dick’s Sporting Goods

16 March 2014

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The recent video advertising campaign from Dicks’ Sporting Goods offers inspiration and compelling reasons to support local sports programs through the SportsMatter.com website. Click play all to watch all five videos below.

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Monsanto, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Altria (Phillip Morris) Among Top Sustainable Agriculture Companies

14 March 2014

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The World According to Google Search Results When you think of sustainable agriculture, what comes to mind? Usually a Google search on just about any topic will provide authoritative sources of information among the top results. Among the top results you won’t find your friendly local natural foods store organic brands. Surprisingly Monsanto is in […]

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Freedom Isn’t Free. Thank a Peace Activist.

17 January 2014

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The phrase “Freedom Isn’t Free” has become almost exclusively used in patriotic references to war and the sacrifice veterans have made in their service to the country. The phrase is usually accompanied by images of the U.S. flag, soldiers with guns, or images of gravestones covering the rolling hills at Arlington cemetery. If you do an image […]

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Organic Valley Lowfat Cottage Cheese Product Quality Notice

29 December 2013

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Summary As of November 2013, and continuing through December 2013, there have been reoccurring indents of poor quality Organic Valley Lowfat Cottage Cheese as provided from production facility 39-111, Smith Dairy Products, 230 N Vine St, Orrville, OH delivered to grocery stores in the Iowa City and Coralville area. Presumably other areas have the same poor quality product. […]

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What Does the PISA Report Tell Us About U.S. Education?

29 December 2013

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When the OECD releases the PISA report every three years, many people use the ranking to claim public education in the U.S. is failing and push their corporate education reform agenda. But looking at the data, lessons that can be learned from the highest performing countries point in a completely different direction. For more information: […]

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Pantene Philippines – Women and Identity in Mainstream Popular Media: Activism in Advertising

9 December 2013

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This video is an example of how corporations can use their power, resources, and influence to have a positive impact on society.

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University of Iowa Fine Arts Council Holiday Thieves’ Market 2013 in Iowa City

7 December 2013

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The 2013 Holiday Thieves’ Market takes place this weekend at the Iowa Memorial Union. Below are details from the Fine Arts Council website. Event Details The University of Iowa Fine Arts Council is proud to sponsor the Holiday Thieves’ Market. This market is an indoor art exhibition and sale held annually featuring artists from all […]

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Advanced Tech Support Computer Service Remote Assistance Scam Fraud 800-978-4501 or 212-021-6652

29 October 2013

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Introduction In recent years, as a computer support consultant, I’ve occasionally had people tell me about a paid support program offered by Microsoft. For a certain fee, a person from Microsoft will remotely access their computer and fix problems. Most of these turn out to be scams. Someone recently told me they were charged over […]

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Jacqueline Asiimwe: “The Black Monday Movement: Re-energizing the Fight Against Official Corruption in Uganda.”

16 September 2013

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Jacqueline Asiimwe, a social justice and political rights activist from Uganda, will give a presentation at the University of Iowa Monday, Sept. 23, on “The Black Monday Movement: Re-energizing the Fight Against Official Corruption in Uganda.” Her talk will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Executive Board Room of the University Capitol Centre, Room 2390. […]

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Texas Brine Salt Caverns Leave Sinkhole that Swallows Trees in Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou of Assumption Parish, Louisiana

22 August 2013

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Summary. In the aftermath of a Texas Brine mining operation, residents of Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou are concerned about a massive expanding sinkhole that is swallowing up entire trees. Here are two videos about this story. CNN Video Truth Loader Video Controversy. It’s common in industry not to compensate anyone for negative outcomes that may […]

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U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013

21 August 2013

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Greetings! We are recruiting volunteers for the upcoming U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 and XPO to be held at Orange County Great Park in Irvine, CA from Oct. 3-13, 2013. May we ask if you could post on your page the below recruiting text and link for potential volunteers? Thank you for your […]

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University of Iowa Mistakenly Named #1 Party School – With Jimmy Kimmel Video

8 August 2013

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It’s been widely reported recently that the University of Iowa is the top party school in the nation. This story is actually a misrepresentation for the reasons explained below. Here are some of the media reports on this story: “University of Iowa claims top party school title,” USA Today, 5 August 2013 “University of Iowa […]

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Microsoft Creates Misleading Ad Comparing Dell Tablet to iPad

7 August 2013

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In the video below (source), Microsoft compares their tablet platform to the Apple iPad. Some of the essential details about the two devices are left out. The most misleading part of the video is the representation that an iPad is unable to read from an SD media card to import photos. In fact, there is an […]

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