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Inequality in the 21st century *

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Details Published on Friday, 29 December 2017 14:25 Written by Kaushik Basu Hits: 50290

At the end of a low and dishonest year, reminiscent of the "low, dishonest decade" about which W.H. Auden wrote in his poem "September 1, 1939," the world's "clever hopes" are giving way to recognition that many severe problems must be tackled. And, among the severest, with the gravest long-term and even existential implications, is economic inequality.

Languishing in legislative mill *

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Details Published on Monday, 18 December 2017 15:02 Written by Filipino Express (FPV) Hits: 37853

By Dec. 15, when Congress is supposed to go on recess, the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) would be in the same place it has been since the start of the Duterte administration a year and a half ago: in limbo.

Challenge of sustainability and inclusive growth *

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Details Published on Friday, 29 December 2017 14:24 Written by Dindo Manhit Hits: 50149

The 2018 budget reflects this administration's expansionist fiscal strategy, allowing more spending on priority expenditures such as infrastructure and social services. The total national budget amounting to P3.767 trillion is 12.4 percent higher than this year's budget.

Palace vows to uplift 'poor, marginalized' on Human Rights Day *

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Details Published on Monday, 18 December 2017 15:02 Written by Pathricia Ann V. Roxas Hits: 37665

On the observance of the International Human Rights Day on Sunday, Dec. 10, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque reiterated President Rodrigo Duterte's commitment to uplift the lives of Filipinos, especially the poor, marginalized and vulnerable.

Trump's Jerusalem stunt *

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Details Published on Friday, 29 December 2017 14:23 Written by Filipino Express (FPV) Hits: 47789

The Philippines can say "No" to Israel because it is a staunch friend of long standing; it can say "No" to the United States because, as President Duterte has repeatedly said, it is high time the country pursued a truly independent foreign policy. But when push came to shove at the United Nations last week, in the emergency session of the UN General Assembly called to repudiate US President Donald Trump's irrational, irresponsible decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the Philippines forgot its history, chose to ignore the declared policy of independence - and abstained.

Alcohol-Impaired Driving Is on the Rise; Here's What We Can Do About It *

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Details Published on Monday, 18 December 2017 15:01 Written by James Eberspacher, Division Director, National Center for DWI Courts Hits: 37878

In 1988, Larry Mahoney drove his pickup truck down the wrong side of Kentucky's I-71, hitting a church bus head on and killing 24 children and three adults. The incident, which became known as the Carrollton Bus Crash, remains the deadliest impaired-driving incident in American history. The crash received national media attention and resulted in a crackdown on impaired driving. Between 1982 and 2014, the number of annual alcohol-impaired driving fatalities decreased by 51%. But after nearly three decades in decline, the numbers are starting to rise.

US bills and policies that could harm immigrant families *

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Details Published on Friday, 29 December 2017 14:23 Written by Lourdes Tancinco, Esq. Hits: 49786

The year 2017 has been challenging for most immigrants. Many Filipino immigrants have been concerned with changes in federal policies and how these are affecting families and employment. The following developments are reasons for apprehensions about the future of U.S. immigration:

Risk and the dengue vaccine *

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Details Published on Sunday, 10 December 2017 20:59 Written by Randy David Hits: 38723

Department of Health officials went on television just recently to announce the suspension of the government's antidengue vaccination program. This move was prompted by the admission of Sanofi Pasteur, the pharmaceutical company behind the vaccine, that the administration of "Dengvaxia" could lead to more severe symptoms for people who have not been previously infected.

Railways to the rescue *

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Details Published on Monday, 18 December 2017 15:03 Written by Cielito F. Habito Hits: 38352

Only five kilometers were added to the Philippines' commuter railway system in the past decade out of a planned 73 kilometers, according to a recent report by the Japan International Cooperation Agency. Our current network spans 79 kilometers, in four lines: two light rail transit lines, one medium rail transit line, and the Philippine National Railways commuter line.

A vision for Philippine industry *

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Details Published on Sunday, 10 December 2017 20:58 Written by Cielito F. Habito Hits: 38600

Industry, the bulk of which is manufacturing, has lately outperformed services and agriculture in overall output and employment growth. Manufacturing itself has grown faster than the overall economy since 2010, averaging nearly 8 percent growth annually against the economy's 6-7 percent. This brings more inclusive growth for the Philippine economy, for at least two reasons. First, manufacturing provides more stable jobs than in much (possibly most) of the services sector, which for more than two decades has led the economy's growth, and largely includes informal jobs like trading/vending, transport (driving of pedicabs, tricycles and jeepneys), and personal or household domestic services. Second, manufacturing jobs demand less education and training than those in the fast-growing formal service sector industries like business process outsourcing, finance and real estate. Thus, it offers relief for the less educated and poorer segment of jobless Filipinos, who still number well over 2 million.

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prohibitionist hits:0 government drug warrior (prohibition_agency) hits:0 propaganda (drugwar_propaganda) hits:33 legalization hits:0 drug_reformer hits:0 reform_referenda hits:0 cannabis hits:0 stimulant hits:1 narcotic hits:0 hallucinogen hits:0
    prohibitionist     prohibition_agency     drugwar_propaganda     legalization     drug_reformer
    reform_referenda     cannabis     stimulant     narcotic     hallucinogen

incarceration/prison mentioned? NO - the issue of prison or incarceration was NOT mentioned in this article .

propaganda analysis

explicit prohibition propaganda (explicit_propaganda) hits:1 hated group (propaganda_theme1) hits:14 madness, violence, illness (propaganda_theme2) hits:10 survival of society (propaganda_theme3) hits:5 gateway, use is abuse (propaganda_theme4) hits:1 children (propaganda_theme5) hits:2 demonize, war, epidemic (propaganda_theme6) hits:0 total prohibition (propaganda_theme7) hits:0 dissent opposed (propaganda_theme8) hits:0
EXP - explicit prohibition propaganda (explicit_propaganda) GRP - hated group (propaganda_theme1) MAD - madness, violence, illness (propaganda_theme2)
SOC - survival of society (propaganda_theme3) USE - gateway, use is abuse (propaganda_theme4) KID - children (propaganda_theme5)
WAR - demonize, war, epidemic (propaganda_theme6) TOT - total prohibition (propaganda_theme7) DIS - dissent opposed (propaganda_theme8)

 drug of abuse implied / mentioned

drug related
[news] [concept]

illegal drugs  
drugwar_propaganda : a drug war propaganda event, campaign release, slogan, or themepropaganda

drugwar propaganda 75%
[news] [concept]

explicit propaganda propaganda theme1 propaganda theme2 propaganda theme3 propaganda theme5 propaganda theme4 Why Are Americans So Easy to Manipulate? (Bruce E Levine, 2012)
Classic Modern Drug Propaganda
Themes in Chemical Prohibition
Drug War Propaganda (kindle edition)
explicit_propaganda : an explicit drug war propaganda event, campaign release, slogan, system, or programexplicit prohibition propaganda

explicit propaganda 70%
[news] [concept]

"Spokesperson"1SourceWatch: War on Drugs
Write What You're Told
Anti-Drug PSAs From the 80s and 90s
Lippmann, Walter; Public Opinion (1921)
Bernays, Edward; Propaganda (1928)
propaganda_theme1 : drug war propaganda theme: hated groupshated group

propaganda theme1 50%
[news] [concept]

"immigrant" "immigrants" "User"14Hated Groups (propaganda theme 1)
America's Racist Drug laws
Labeling theory
Transfer (propaganda)
propaganda_theme2 : drug war propaganda theme: madness, violence, illness caused by drugsmadness, violence, illness

propaganda theme2 70%
[news] [concept]

"harm" "fatalities" "anxiety" "Impaired" "impaired-driving" "problems" "fear"10Madness Crime Violence Illness (propaganda theme 2)
Distortion 18: Cannabis and Mental Illness
No, marijuana use doesn't lower your IQ (10/2014)
propaganda_theme3 : drug war propaganda theme: survival of societysurvival of society

propaganda theme3 75%
[news] [concept]

"American" "the country" "the nation" "the economy"5Survival of Society (propaganda theme 3)
The "Nation" as a Device To Create a Psychological Crowd

gateway 55%
[news] [concept]

"lead to"1Use is Abuse, Gateway (propaganda theme 4)
Distortion 7: Gateway
propaganda_theme4 : drug war propaganda theme: all use is abuse, gatewaygateway, use is abuse

propaganda theme4 55%
[news] [concept]

gateway Use is Abuse, Gateway (propaganda theme 4)
propaganda_theme5 : drug war propaganda theme: children corrupted by drugschildren

propaganda theme5 70%
[news] [concept]

"children" "teens"2Children Corrupted (propaganda theme 5)
Think of the children
 drug of abuse

illegal drugs
[news] [concept]

[news] [concept]
various drugs  
 oft-mentioned government prohibitionist

govt prohib other
[news] [concept]

"Duterte" "Rodrigo Duterte"7A Drug War Carol, page 18
 psychoactive chemical

[news] [concept]

alcohol methamphetamine amphetamines
 euphoric stimulant
[news] [concept]
 depressant intoxicant 50%
[news] [concept]
[news] [concept]
[news] [concept]
Amphetamines: The Swedish experience
 alcohol 50%
[news] [concept]
"Alcohol-Impaired"2Stanton Peele Addiction Web Site
Pot Threatens Booze Profits
amphetamines : various amphetaminesamphetamines
[news] [concept]
methamphetamine The amphetamines - Consumers Union Report
Officially Approved US Military Speed/Amphetamine Use
 various drugs
[news] [concept]
 youth 70%
[news] [concept]
propaganda theme5
 aggrandizing government

[news] [concept]

"officials"1Statism: the Most Dangerous Religion (2014 video)
What is Statism?
Conservapedia: Statism
Wikipedia: Statolatry
Bought Priesthood
Worship of the U. S. Government (2011)
Bureaucratic Thrust
Tyranny of Experts
The Threat of Authority (2012)
The Media As Enablers of Government Lies
The Statist Mindset (Jacob Hornberger, 2011)
Thinking Critically about Experts and Authority
'Scientific' evidence for FDA-approved drugs isn't so scientific, it turns out (2014)
The Intellectual Gravy Train (2015)

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    youth concept
    various_drugs concept - general terms for drugs
    amphetamines concept - various amphetamines
    alcohol concept - ethyl alcohol for intoxication
    methamphetamine concept - methamphetamine
    stimulant concept - a substance that produces stimulation
    depressant_intoxicant concept
    euphoric_stimulant concept
    chemicals concept - Psychoactive Chemicals are chemicals which have mind- or emotion-altering properties.
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    propaganda_theme5 concept - drug war propaganda theme: children corrupted by drugs
    propaganda_theme4 concept - drug war propaganda theme: all use is abuse, gateway
    gateway concept - drug war propaganda theme: gateway
    propaganda_theme3 concept - drug war propaganda theme: survival of society
    propaganda_theme2 concept - drug war propaganda theme: madness, violence, illness caused by drugs
    propaganda_theme1 concept - drug war propaganda theme: hated groups
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    drugwar_propaganda concept - a drug war propaganda event, campaign release, slogan, or theme
    drug_related concept - related to illegal drugs and prohibition