Wpisy oznaczone tagiem "Debate" (18)  

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Jak podał w sobotnim wydaniu angielskojęzyczny dziennik "China Daily", karę śmierci stosuje się obecnie w Chinach w przypadku 68 rodzajów przestępstw, w większości niełączących się z użyciem przemocy.

Link: www.kciuk.pl/Za-co-mozna-w-Chinach-zostac-skazan…
 

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At first glance, it sounded as if a pair of University of California, San Diego professors were cooking up a mobile phone app that would actually assist in the illegal crossing of the US border by Mexican citizens, but in fact, their work is far different than what you may believe.

Link: hothardware.com/(…)Mobile-App-To-Lead-Illegal-Immig…

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Listening to the critics, the chief medical officer of the UCLA Health System says his hospital has started re-examining its high-intensity approach to medicine. But the more they study the issue, the more they recognize a difficult truth: It can be hard, sometimes impossible, to know which critically ill patients will benefit and which will not.

Link: www.nytimes.com/2009/12/23/health/23ucla.html

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Yesterday, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), acting on the orders of the Senate leadership, refused to grant Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) “an additional moment” to continue speaking on the Senate floor after his 10 minutes expired. McCain got a little cantankerous over the matter and now it looks like someone's a hypocrite...

Link: thinkprogress.org/(…)mccain-hypocrisy-franken…

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Some view Cesar Millan as a throwback to a hard-line school of animal training, which stretches back hundreds of years. “If you’re good at it, it works some of the time, in some circumstances, but I don’t think it’s a good form,’’ says Karen Pryor, a behavioral biologist who is a pioneer of modern, force-free animal training.

Link: www.boston.com/(…)the_dogged_debate_about_training_…

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Against the backdrop of the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, former Vice President Al Gore and former sometime Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin have been nipping and tucking at each other over climate change science.

Link: www.huffingtonpost.com/(…)sarah-palin-hedges-on-agr…

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The Speaker of the Danish Parliament has issued a damning criticism of the climate debate, saying politicians gullibly turn theories into facts.

Link: politiken.dk/newsinenglish/article851820.ece?

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You've got a lot of decisions to make as you build that leftover turkey sandwich. One decision you'll probably make with ease is whether to cut the sandwich into triangles or rectangles. If you go for the diagonal slice, you're in good company.  Chefs, foodies, an architect and even a mathematician all told us: Diagonal rules. But why?

Link: www.npr.org/(…)story.php…

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A scanned version of the Best Buy Black Friday ad on BestBuy.com wishes Muslims a happy Eid al-Adha, which falls on the extended Thanksgiving weekend. Since the ad was posted, a message board on BestBuy.com has filled up with plenty of responses.

Link: www.myfoxillinois.com/(…)dpgo-best-buy-ad-eid-al-ad…

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As the country gets ready to welcome the first African American U.S. president the Chinese are confronting their attitudes toward race, including some deeply held prejudices about black people.

Link: www.washingtonpost.com/(…)AR2009111401147.html…

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The Supreme Court appeared divided Monday over whether sentencing teenagers to life in prison with no chance of parole is cruel and unusual punishment, especially if the crime doesn't involve a murder.

Link: www.npr.org/(…)story.php…

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CBS News assembled a Point-Counterpoint debate on marijuana and drug laws between pro-legalization Superior Court Judge James Gray and the Drug Free America Foundation's David Evans.  Gee, who do you think wins this one?

Link: www.cbsnews.com/(…)main5578613.shtml…

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The U.S. Supreme Court blocked Washington state officials from releasing the names and addresses of those who signed a petition referring gay rights legislation to the November ballot.   The ruling temporarily blocks a federal appeals court ruling that had ordered the release of the names. The Supreme Court order will remain in effect . . .

Link: oregonfaithreport.com/(…)top-court-enters-washingto…

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A Frenchman with multiple pedophilia convictions went on trial Monday over the kidnap and rape of a 5-year-old boy, a case that has prompted some in government to consider castration for repeat sex offenders.

Link: www.reuters.com/(…)idUSTRE59P2PM20091026…

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The fierce fight over same-sex marriage in California and elsewhere is creating pressure to recognize a new free-speech right that could keep petition signatures secret.

Link: www.latimes.com/(…)la-na-secrecy25-2009oct1692604.s…

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A couple of weeks ago, Apple wanted to go on record and talk about why Snow Leopard is better than Windows 7. Apple's Senior Director of Mac OS X Product Marketing Brian Croll gave his side of the story and then Microsoft's Jay Paulus, Director, Product Management Windows Client, made his case.

Link: www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2354364,00.asp

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