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Team Anna's reading of corruption is wrong: Amartya Sen

Team Anna's reading of corruption is wrong: Amartya Sen | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen believes that Team Anna's reading of corruption or what causes corruption or how it can removed is wrong, and that they need to look at how the economic system operates.
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Antidepressants rapidly alter brain architecture, study finds

Antidepressants rapidly alter brain architecture, study finds | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
A single dose of a popular class of psychiatric drug used to treat depression can alter the brain’s architecture within hours, even though most patients usually don’t report improvement for weeks, a new study suggests.
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Want to Quit Smoking? Eat a Magic Mushroom, New Study Says

Want to Quit Smoking? Eat a Magic Mushroom, New Study Says | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
A new study shows smokers may be able to kick the habit with a little help from psilocybin and three controlled trips
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Brazil's Killing Fields

Brazil is the world's murder capital. Its grisly toll cannot be put down to a so-called culture of violence. To the contrary: These preventable deaths are a result of policy failures. Brazil's violent crime wave can be reversed....
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18 Beautiful Examples Of Bathroom Graffiti Art Going Through a Renaissance

18 Beautiful Examples Of Bathroom Graffiti Art Going Through a Renaissance | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
We put the art in fart.
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Paging Doktahr Freud, paging Docktahr Freud....

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Eskimo Ethnicity Spans Across Arctic & Global Communities

Eskimo Ethnicity Spans Across Arctic & Global Communities | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
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Spotlight On Culture

Spotlight On Culture | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
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See this link for articles on different cultures...

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Fear of Ebola Drives Mob to Kill Officials in Guinea

Fear of Ebola Drives Mob to Kill Officials in Guinea | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Eight people were killed near a remote village in Guinea after a rock-hurling mob attacked them, claiming they had come to spread the Ebola virus.
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What's Wrong With the South? - US News

What's Wrong With the South? - US News | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
New Census data show Dixie experiences higher rates of income inequality and childhood poverty.
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How Activist Judges Undermine the Constitution

How Activist Judges Undermine the Constitution | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Checks and balances are an essential part of the American system—but so too is respect for Congress in interpreting laws.
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Chimpanzees are naturally violent, Human interference plays no role

Chimpanzees are naturally violent, Human interference plays no role | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
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It's Time for the U.S. to Ban Spanking

It's Time for the U.S. to Ban Spanking | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Studies show that spanking is harmful — and it doesn't work
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Russian Billionaire's Arrest Causes His Company's Stock To Plunge

Russian Billionaire's Arrest Causes His Company's Stock To Plunge | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
The arrest of billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov, one of Russia’s richest men, caused shares of his companies to plunge on Wednesday as investors feared a replay of Yukos, the Russian oil company that was nationalized after its billionaire leader became disfavored by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Shares of Sistema, a Russian holding [...]
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Russia's version of Civil Law is slowly becoming something else.  Something without rule of law or due process...

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Federal Judge Uses Hobby Lobby To Excuse Testimony In Child Labor Case

Federal Judge Uses Hobby Lobby To Excuse Testimony In Child Labor Case | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
A federal judge in Utah has ruled that a member of a fundamentalist offshoot of the Mormon faith may refuse to answer questions in a child labor investigation as a result of the Hobby Lobby ruling on birth control.
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What Happens When We All Live to 100?

What Happens When We All Live to 100? | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
If life-expectancy trends continue, that future may be near, transforming society in surprising and far-reaching ways.
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The High Moral and Economic Cost of Child Poverty in America

The High Moral and Economic Cost of Child Poverty in America | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
It is a moral disgrace that child poverty in the U.S. is higher than adult poverty, higher than for children in almost all other competitor nations, and higher than our country with the world's largest economy should ever allow....

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Too reliant on the few

Too reliant on the few | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
“I LIKE to pay taxes,” said Oliver Wendell Holmes. “With them I buy civilisation.” Most people recognise that taxes pay for public services, but few are as...
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How Do Native Americans Of Today Perceive The White Man?

How Do Native Americans Of Today Perceive The White Man? | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
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Akutaq: A Blending Of Eskimo Heritage & Cultural Tradition

Akutaq: A Blending Of Eskimo Heritage & Cultural Tradition | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
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School to Prison Pipeline Slowed in Los Angeles

School to Prison Pipeline Slowed in Los Angeles | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
The “school to prison” practices that have become so common place in disciplinary practices in schools all across America are about to end in school districts in Los Angeles.
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'Expendables 3' Producer: We Want to Go After 10 Million Who Illegally Downloaded Movie

'Expendables 3' Producer: We Want to Go After 10 Million Who Illegally Downloaded Movie | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Avi Lerner, producer of "The Expendables 3" and chairman of Millennium Films, said he was "devastated" by the leak of the movie in July and that the subsequent rampant Internet piracy of the movie ...
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Occupy group buys, then cancels nearly $4 million of student debt

Occupy group buys, then cancels nearly $4 million of student debt | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Strike Debt, an offshoot of Occupy Wall Street that aims to abolish debt, used donations to purchase and release nearly $4 million in delinquent student loans.
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Trying to Fix the American Way of Dying

Trying to Fix the American Way of Dying | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
A national panel said the health care system was geared toward delivering costly additional care that patients often do not want.
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Dancing Traffic Light Helps Pedestrians Moonwalk Safely

Dancing Traffic Light Helps Pedestrians Moonwalk Safely | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Smart, the company behind the original smart car, has devised a clever way to help pedestrians wait for the walk signal and keep the streets safer.
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The Painkiller Abuse Problem Doctor's Can't Stop

The Painkiller Abuse Problem Doctor's Can't Stop | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
State laws aren't doing much against a growing overdose epidemic
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'Violence Is Violence': Adrian Peterson and the Science of Spanking

'Violence Is Violence': Adrian Peterson and the Science of Spanking | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
A four-year-old can barely distinguish between right and wrong, between cause and effect, between his or her home and the whole world. Good and bad are still vague notions for a preschool child...
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