Free Market



Jason Bernard Claxton writes at Counterpunch: Free market advocates sometimes champion the free market as a means to an end, sometimes as an end in itself.  Sometimes the free market is better…



Via the Guardian, Storm Theunissen discusses her experiment to find out, ultimately learning that we are worth far more dead than alive: In Britain…there are various legal ways human body parts can…



Cathy Lynn Grossman reports in USA TODAY: The way you see God tells a lot about how you see the U.S. economy, a new national survey finds. About one in five Americans…



Cracked has a cool way of introducing a line of thought for the internet fanboys … here’s a recent article from Christina H. on Cracked.com:
QuantaWhether You’re a Mac or a PC, You’re Probably a Quanta

Start any Mac vs. PC debate and sooner or later someone will bring up how Macs’ “highest quality components” make the choice equivalent to “Porsche vs. Camry.” Of course, Apple likes to play up this perception, invoking the picture of PCs made sloppily in sweatshops while Macs are put together in sparkling white labs by Apple store employees.

Not only are the laptops you’re arguing about both put together in Taiwan, but very likely even by the same company. Taiwan’s Quanta Computer makes 33 percent of all laptops in the world, including Dells, HPs, Sonys, Toshibas and yes, Macs.