For those who are interested in the real world, a look at the actual history suggests some adjustment — a modification of free market theory, to what we might call “really existing free market theory.” That is, the one that’s actually applied, not talked about.
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NASA envisions a human presence on Mars in 20 years. But how will we get there? The Orion spacecraft, an unmanned capsule, will launch on its maiden voyage as an important test for future missions. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports on the engineering hurdles as well as the budgetary ones.
28th Anniversary of Chernobyl – Deadly Secrets Revealed in the Chernobyl Disaster Zone Documentary
Today on the 28th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, arguably one of the most significant man-made disasters ever recorded, we look back at the history of the accident as well as the lingering effects to the area in this short documentary footage revealing secret footage from the hazard zones where the explosion was caught on tape.
Will the Ukraine, one of the lands Putin salivates to recapture during secret conversations behind the new Iron Curtain, be able to keep its aggressive schedule and clean up the festering Chernobyl disaster site by 2065 when scientists believe that radiation will plague the exclusionary zones for hundreds of years to come?
Pat Mooney, winner of the Right Livelihood Award and one of the most prominent critics of emerging technologies, speaks about “false solutions” to combat climate change, the hardly known dangers of geo engineering, nano technology and synthetic biology as well as about the upcoming summits in Durban (Cop 17) and Rio (Rio plus 20)
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