Daily Archives: April 6, 2015

James Corbett – The Corbett Report – Solutions: The Peer-To-Peer Economy (Transcript) – 6 April 2015

JamesCorbett4EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a transcript of Episode 301 of The Corbett Report podcast, “Solutions: The Peer-to-Peer Economy.” It has been generously provided by an anonymous listener of The Corbett Report. For the mp3 audio of the podcast please CLICK HERE, or you can watch the vodcast in the player below:

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Large Hadron Collider At CERN Fired Up After 2-Year Break – 6 April 2015

RT logoAfter a two-year refit, the CERN nuclear research center has restarted the Large Hadron Collider (some say that’s why the latest lunar eclipse was so short). The new run will focus on searching for dark matter and trying to reach other dimensions.

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) announced on Sunday that one of the two beams had completed a circuit of the LHC’s 27-kilometer ring of superconducting magnets in an underground facility on the Swiss-French border.

The collider has been upgraded to run at a higher energy and with a greater intensity of collisions. This time the ‘Big Bang’ accelerator is going to run for three years, with operators busy 24-hours a day. First experiments are slated for late May.

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‘Slave Labor’: Migrants Building Guggenheim, Louvre In UAE ‘Treated Like Battery Hens’ – 6 April 2015

RT logoAn International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has slammed conditions faced by migrant workers building Abu Dhabi’s $27-billion Saadiyat Island cultural hub, set to feature new branches of the Louvre and the Guggenheim museums.

The trade union said on its website the world-renowned Guggenheim museum “has stepped foot in a region infamous for abuse” and had “failed to guarantee fundamental rights for its [migrant] workers” who “live a dozen or more to a room, work 15-hour days, and are beaten for striking.”

In an effort “to help unmask the abuse,” the ITUC, which represents 176 million workers worldwide, has launched a petition, saying the viewing of modern art in UAE is being enabled “by modern-day slavery.”

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