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The Value of a Community College Education

13 December 2014

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Abstract This study provides one of the first estimates of the returns to different types of community college credentials—short-term certificates, long-term certificates, and associate degrees—across different fields of study. We exploit a rich data set that includes matched, longitudinal college transcripts and Unemployment Insurance records for students who entered a Washington State community college in […]

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Soft Drink Companies Join Alcohol and Tobacco Industry

10 December 2014

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Manufacturers of tobacco and alcohol products have been blamed by society (and courts) for profiting form products that harm our health and cause injury. As a result, they’ve paid millions in reparations, and been significantly regulated with regard to where their products can be advertised, where they can be sold, and who can consume them. This […]

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Dewar’s Live True Ad Campaign Features Social Action

9 December 2014

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Below are some videos from the Dewar’s Live True ad campaign. These are examples of how advertising can inspire and inform while focusing on positive values and virtues, rather than directly promoting sales of a product.

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The Golden Rule Expressed Throughout Many Religions

22 August 2014

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Scarboro Missions has developed this poster to illustrate the Golden Rule as expressed throughout many different world religions. This speaks to the importance of the Golden Rule principle, and also provides one example of many parallel teachings found throughout various religions. Click here or the image below for a larger view.

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Bobby’s Pies – Helping the Johnson County Crisis Center

7 August 2014

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Here’s a great idea that’s fun and has a positive social impact — Make pies, eat pies, help people! Click here to visit Bobby’s Pies on Facebook. What other iras can you think of that could help raise money and awareness? Video Watch the video below to learn more.

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FIRST AID KIT – UNIVERSAL SOLDIER (BUFFY-SAINTE MARIE)

27 July 2014

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This protest song was written in the early sixties by Buffy Sainte-Marie. It’s about individual responsibility for war. We wanted to sing this song because, unfortunately, what Buffy sang about at her time is still is so true today and will probably be so for years to come. We changed the lyrics a bit to […]

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Politeness, Courtesy, Etiquette, and Thoughtfulness in Warfare

24 July 2014

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Summary The recent war between Israel and Palestine has brought up the topic of etiquette in warfare. This document is intended to offer an examination of wartime dialog. Advanced Warnings Leaflets during wartime were popularized in the 1940s and 1950s and used as a way to deliver a message over a wide geographic area. A humanitarian use […]

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Stop supporting militant Islamic Muslims! #IslamicReform #ProgressiveIslam #Islam

23 July 2014

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You probably didn’t realize it, but you are currently a supporter of radical Islam. You are a poster child of militant Muslims. Why? Because your lack of involvement in the positive reform and maturing of Islam is essentially a powerful vote supporting the more extremist and militant influences that are taking over the religion and Muslim community. Islam […]

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“Make Love, Not War” AXE PEACE (Video)

22 July 2014

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About This video was originally posted to YouTube on 14 January 2014. Details are below. * * * In a world filled with war, the greatest weapon is love. Make love, not war with new AXE Peace™. Help AXE Peace™ and Peace One Day spread peace, one kiss at a time. Share your #KissForPeace at […]

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Breaking News: Anti-Jewish Violent Riots and Flames in the Streets of Sarcelles, France

21 July 2014

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Introduction Over the past few decades, I’ve actively worked to combat racism and bigotry toward Jews, Muslims, blacks, gays, and various other targeted groups. My work has included increased personal/public efforts to support and defend Islam in the hours, days, weeks, and months following the 9/11 attacks. I’ve also defended Jews in federal court against […]

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Why you should support the Walgreens off-shore Switzerland relocation…

20 July 2014

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There’s been a lot of attention recently paid to Walgreens as a result of their current plan to consider shifting their company headquarters to Switzerland. The move would result in hundreds of millions of dollars a year that will no longer flow into the U.S. Treasury. Presumably some jobs will be shifted overseas. Here’s why […]

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Every Religion Protects Women. Protecting Women Is Religion (PSA Video from India)

20 July 2014

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Summary The video above represents a multi-faith collaboration and depicts young men of multiple religions coming together to defend a woman being harassed. The video was uploaded moments ago on YouTube. At the time of this writing, there were only three views. However, we predict it is about to go viral. Redefining Male Identity The message in the video […]

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Palestinian and Israeli Narratives of History and Conflict

14 July 2014

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Summary The following videos present various narratives and comments about the history of Palestine and Israel from differing perspectives. Some of the videos below would be considered dishonest propaganda by those who oppose whatever view is being presented. Some of these videos will likely contradict what you believe. Others will affirm what you believe. We’d […]

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News Media Repeatedly in Violation of Privacy and HIPAA Laws When Reporting on Arrests

27 May 2014

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  Update – 17 July 2014 This story (below) was first published by ResourcesForLife.com on May of 2014. Since then, changes have taken place to address HIPAA compliance by the media. Law enforcement officers are taking action to protect patient rights — even for those who’ve been arrested. This makes it possible to reprint/repost or […]

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“Look Up” – A Video Message About The Detached and Anti-Social Social-Media Generation

6 May 2014

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Below is a powerful message about our need to detach from the electronic matrix of interacting with technology rather than having direct interactions with humanity.

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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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