Sick Of This Market-driven World? You Should Be | George Monbiot | Comment Is Free | The Guardian

Many of these health-related companies were started by individuals interested in public health and public good. But these are private companies. Their owners still need to consider the companys interests, explains Bietz.The full report on the survey can be accessed on the project website. Data analysis will require some rethinking as well. Traditional health research is controlled, specific and very focused. By contrast, personal health data is real time data, highly variable, without experimental controls or organized sampling.
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Navigating the Path Towards Responsible Personal Health Data Research

The reality is rather different. Even at the beginning of the process, when markets are first deregulated, we do not start with equal opportunities. Some people are a long way down the track before the starting gun is fired. This is how the Russian oligarchs managed to acquire such wealth when the Soviet Union broke up. They werent, on the whole, the most talented, hardworking or innovative people, but those with the fewest scruples, the most thugs, and the best contacts often in the KGB. Even when outcomes are based on talent and hard work, they dont stay that way for long.
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The Origins of the Chemtrail Conspiracy – Pacific Standard: The Science of Society

The video is 40 seconds long, the first five of which are unintelligible. It quickly becomes clear (well, hazily clear) that were seeing footage of an airplane coming in low for a landing at night. Trailing behind it are several stripes of aircraft exhaust. The plane passes a few lampposts, and by the 25-second mark, its safely on the ground. At that point, the cameras operator zooms out and shifts left and up, panning over a stream of condensation left in the sky.
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The global community of hospitals and healthcare facilities offers the potential for high reward and lower risk, and provides outstanding conditions from an investment perspective. Why? Because you provide a solution for a community that has emerged from this community. The market is your community and the community feeds your market.
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