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BUSINESS FORUM | Digital Currencies – Video

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Apr 032015
 



BUSINESS FORUM | Digital Currencies
Chapters: ————- Introduction: 0:00 Inefficiencies with the Modern Currency System and the Role for Digital Currencies: 3:18 Why Bitcoin is Here to Stay: How Digital Currencies are Impacting…

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Peter Pomerantsev: Free Speech and Russian Television – Video

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Apr 032015
 



Peter Pomerantsev: Free Speech and Russian Television
Peter Pomerantsev, Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute and author of 'Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible', discusses free speech and the role of television in forming narratives…

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#CGC15: Interview with Christian Liflander, Cyber Defence Section, NATO – Video

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Mar 242015
 



#CGC15: Interview with Christian Liflander, Cyber Defence Section, NATO
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Dark Leviathan: The Failure of Silk Roads Libertarian Utopia (w/ Henry Farrell) – Video

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Dark Leviathan: The Failure of Silk Roads Libertarian Utopia (w/ Henry Farrell)
George Washington University Professor, Henry Farrell, explains the role of Tor browser by human rights activists, civil libertarians and criminal organizations. Criminal subcultures and trust….

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Slovakia-NATO Meeting: War in Ukraine and Russian role in the conflict tops the agenda – Video

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Mar 052015
 



Slovakia-NATO Meeting: War in Ukraine and Russian role in the conflict tops the agenda
Slovakian President Andrej Kiska has met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels, Belgium. Top of the agenda was the war in Ukraine and the role of Russia in the conflict….

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Dr. Holakouee on Radio Hamrah – Rational Thinking and Freedom/Liberty – Video

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Feb 142015
 



Dr. Holakouee on Radio Hamrah – Rational Thinking and Freedom/Liberty
Dr. Holakouee answers a caller's question and discusses the role of rational thinking and reasoning in liberty and freedom. From Radio Hamrah, Feb 11, 2015. http://www.RadioHamrah.com

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The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine Announces Fifth Annual Advanced Therapies Summit

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Feb 122015
 

WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) February 11, 2015

The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM) today announced it will hold the fifth annual Advanced Therapies Summit on March 12, 2015 in Paris, France. This one-day meeting will bring together top executives and clinical researchers from the advanced therapies community across Europe and the U.S. to foster discussion aimed at furthering the field as a whole.

The Summits program will feature high-level interactive talks with leaders of big pharma on the role their corporations play in advancing the field. Additionally, experts and key opinion leaders in translational medicine, regulatory and reimbursement issues will guide discussions focused on broadening the understanding of the advanced therapies sector and the work necessary to continue its growth and success. The Summit will provide extensive networking opportunities with leading international advanced therapies companies.

Close international coordination is essential to the successful development of the advanced therapies field, said Edward Lanphier, president and CEO of Sangamo BioSciences and chairman of ARM. This annual summit provides the opportunity to meet, collaborate with and learn from our global colleagues to forge closer ties and bring important medical advances to patients around the world.

Mr. Lanphier will kick off the event with a thorough overview of the state of the advanced therapies industry, followed by roundtable discussions on some of the most pressing issues in the field today: cell therapy commercialization; gene therapy in Europe and the U.S.; big pharmas outlook on advanced therapies; and the role of Europes major research institutions in enabling clinical and commercial translation.

Top industry CEOs, senior executives and translational experts will lead the Summits roundtable discussions, representing organizations from across the sector, including AbbVie, Celgene Cellular Therapeutics, Cell Therapy Catapult, The Forum for Innovative Regenerative Medicine (FIRM), Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology, Genethon, GenSight Biologics, Lysogene, MEDINET, PharmaCell, ReNeuron, TiGenix and more. A finalized agenda and speaker list will be available in the coming weeks.

The event will be held at the Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & Conference Center located at 17 Boulevard Saint Jacques in Paris, France. Registration is now open to learn more and to secure a spot, please visit ARMs event page.

For media interested in attending, please contact Lyndsey Scull (lscull(at)alliancerm(dot)org) for information regarding complimentary press registration.

About The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM) is an international multi-stakeholder advocacy organization that promotes legislative, regulatory and reimbursement initiatives necessary to facilitate access to life-giving advances in regenerative medicine worldwide. ARM also works to increase public understanding of the field and its potential to transform human healthcare, providing business development and investor outreach services to support the growth of its member companies and research organizations. Prior to the formation of ARM in 2009, there was no advocacy organization operating in Washington, D.C. to specifically represent the interests of the companies, research institutions, investors and patient groups that comprise the entire regenerative medicine community. Today, ARM has more than 200 members and is the leading global advocacy organization in this field. To learn more about ARM or to become a member, visit http://www.alliancerm.org.

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WEF 2015: $18 trillion unaccounted black money stashed in tax havens

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Jan 242015
 

DAVOS: A staggering USD 18 trillion worth unaccounted money is stashed in tax havens and ploughing back that amount into the global economy can help lift people from poverty, says Oxfam.

The estimate from the UK-based development organisation comes at a time when countries worldwide, including India, are making efforts to crack down on the menace of black money.

Participating in a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meet, Oxfam International’s Executive Director Winnie Byanyima stressed on the need for global tax reforms.

“Oxfam estimates that there is USD 18 trillion stashed out in tax havens that has not been taxed. That is money that can be ploughed back into the economy to create jobs and give opportunity to poor people to lift themselves from poverty,” she said.

She also stressed the need for fixing the tax system in order to reduce “tax dodging”.

Byanyima, who is also the co-Chair of this year’s WEF annual meet, acknowledged that the rich are producers of great wealth and said, “extreme wealth takes over the role of public decision-making”.

In 2013, business in the US alone spent USD 400 million for lobbying with political decision-makers to shape the market in their favour even as many thousands in the developing world die of Ebola and malaria, Byanyima said.

“Let the companies stop lobbying and put the money into medicine,” she suggested.

Byanyima was speaking at a panel debate examining global economic growth, inequality and the role of technology.

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said that excessive inequality is not good for sustainable growth.

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'USD 18 trillion unaccounted money stashed in tax havens'

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Jan 242015
 

Davos, Jan 23, 2015 (PTI)

A staggering USD 18 trillion worth unaccounted money is stashed in tax havens and ploughing back that amount into the global economy can help lift people from poverty, says Oxfam.

The estimate from the UK-based development organisation comes at a time when countries worldwide, including India, are making efforts to crack down on the menace of black money.

Participating in a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meet, Oxfam International’s Executive Director Winnie Byanyima stressed on the need for global tax reforms.

“Oxfam estimates that there is USD 18 trillion stashed out in tax havens that has not been taxed. That is money that can be ploughed back into the economy to create jobs and give opportunity to poor people to lift themselves from poverty,” she said.

She also stressed the need for fixing the tax system in order to reduce “tax dodging”. Byanyima, who is also the co-Chair of this year’s WEF annual meet, acknowledged that the rich are producers of great wealth and said, “extreme wealth takes over the role of public decision-making”.

In 2013, business in the US alone spent USD 400 million for lobbying with political decision-makers to shape the market in their favour even as many thousands in the developing world die of Ebola and malaria, Byanyima said.

“Let the companies stop lobbying and put the money into medicine,” she suggested. Byanyima was speaking at a panel debate examining global economic growth, inequality and the role of technology.

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said that excessive inequality is not good for sustainable growth.

She also noted that inequality had worsened since the financial crisis. “Distribution per se matters… if you increase the income share of the poorest it has a multiplying effect on growth,” she said.

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WNBA's Liberty rehire Bill Laimbeer as coach

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Jan 082015
 

Bill Laimbeer, who is happy to be back as NY’s coach, won’t have GM duties. (Getty)

The New York Liberty of the WNBA has rehired Bill Laimbeer as coach Thursday, nearly three months after they chose not to exercise the option year on his contract, according to the Associated Press.

“At the end of the season we wanted to take a look and do a full review where we were as a franchise as a basketball team,” said Kristin Bernert, who is the senior vice president of business operations for the Liberty. “We started down a path of evaluation and hit a point where we needed to make a decision on Bill’s contract option. We weren’t ready to make a decision at that point. We continued on the path of diving deep into who we are, where we are and who we want to be. We were on the right path and wanted to bring Bill back as head coach.”

The Liberty missed the playoffs the past two seasons and were 26-42 under Laimbeer, who is happy to be back coaching the team.

“They called and said we want to chat about you coming back and being coach, I said I’m all for that,” Laimbeer said in a phone interview Thursday. “I knew we were going in the right direction, I thought that it takes time and nothing happens overnight.”

Laimbeer led the Detroit Shock to three WNBA titles as the team’s general manager and coach from 2002-09. He will no longer hold the role of general manager with the Liberty, with Bernert taking over the role of GM.

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Sons of Liberty get TV show

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Dec 262014
 

Published December 26, 2014

In this 2014 photo released by the History Channel, Michael Raymond-James plays the role of Paul Revere in “Sons of Liberty,” a new miniseries premiering in January 2015 on the History Channel. (AP Photo/History Channel, Ollie Upton)(The Associated Press)

In this 2014 photo released by the History Channel, actors portray Revolutionary War soldiers in a scene from “Sons of Liberty,” a new miniseries premiering in January 2015 on the History Channel. (AP Photo/History Channel, Ollie Upton)(The Associated Press)

In this 2014 photo released by the History Channel, Ben Barnes plays the role of Sam Adams in “Sons of Liberty,” a new miniseries premiering in January 2015 on the History Channel. (AP Photo/History Channel, Ollie Upton)(The Associated Press)

In this 2014 photo released by the History Channel, Ben Barnes plays the role of Sam Adams in “Sons of Liberty,” a new miniseries premiering in January 2015 on the History Channel. (AP Photo/History Channel, Ollie Upton)(The Associated Press)

In this 2014 photo released by the History Channel, Marton Csokas portrays British General Gage in a scene from “Sons of Liberty,” a new miniseries premiering in January 2015 on the History Channel. (AP Photo/History Channel, Ollie Upton)(The Associated Press)

Don’t let the powdered wigs and oil paintings fool you: Samuel Adams, John Hancock and the other eventual Americans who changed the course of history were a ragtag band of secretive and sometimes mischievous young radicals.

Just ask Paul Revere, aka actor Michael Raymond-James, who’s part of the cast of “Sons of Liberty,” a new miniseries premiering in January on the History Channel.

There was more to Revere than his famous ride of April 18, 1775, to warn the colonists the British were coming.

“He was so much more involved than that. He was a major operative and a huge thorn in the British crown,” Raymond-James said, sipping a pint of beer during an interview at the Green Dragon Tavern in Boston’s North End a favorite meeting place of the revolutionaries.

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Mr. Anthony Verdi & Mr. Nguyen Smith – First Amendment and the Role of Protest; Protest Art – Video

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Dec 182014
 



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UPDATE: Freedom Industries President given bond; travel restrictions

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Dec 102014
 

CHARLESTON, WV –

UPDATE:

A Florida judge set bond for the president of Freedom Industries today in court.

The judge set Gary Southern’s bond at $100,000. The prosecution requested bond be set at $500,000 because they feel Southern poses a flight risk. The defense requested a $25,000 bond.

Southern is scheduled to appear in a West Virginian court on Dec. 18.

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According to the criminal complaint filed in federal court in Charleston, West Virginia, Southern lied under oath about his role at Freedom Industries prior to the spill in order to deflect blame from himself and protect himself financially.

FBI Special Agent James Lafferty II says in the criminal complaint that Southern engaged “in a pattern of deceitful behavior, which included numerous false and/or fraudulent statements about his role at Freedom, his role in the sale of Freedom to Chemstream, and his knowledge about conditions at the Etowah Facility.

In bankruptcy court, Southern said under oath that his role with Freedom Industries prior to its sale to Chemstream, a Pennsylvania company that bought Freedom on December 6, 2013, was as a “part-time financial-type consultant,” and that his role in Freedom Industry’s sale to Chemstream was “superficial.”

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Freedom Industries President facing federal fraud charges

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Dec 092014
 

CHARLESTON, WV – Gary Southern, president of Freedom Industries during the January 2014 MCHM spill into the Elk River, is facing charges of bankruptcy fraud, lying under oath and wire fraud.

According to the criminal complaint filed in federal court in Charleston, West Virginia, Southern lied under oath about his role at Freedom Industries prior to the spill in order to deflect blame from himself and protect himself financially.

FBI Special Agent James Lafferty II says in the criminal complaint that Southern engaged “in a pattern of deceitful behavior, which included numerous false and/or fraudulent statements about his role at Freedom, his role in the sale of Freedom to Chemstream, and his knowledge about conditions at the Etowah Facility.

In bankruptcy court, Southern said under oath that his role with Freedom Industries prior to its sale to Chemstream, a Pennsylvania company that bought Freedom on December 6, 2013, was as a “part-time financial-type consultant,” and that his role in Freedom Industry’s sale to Chemstream was “superficial.”

Investigators found that Southern became Chief Operating Officer of Freedom Industries in May 2009 and handled day-to-day operations at both the Etowah and Poca facilities, including hiring’s, presiding over staff meetings and executing contracts. It was also discovered by investigators that Southern played a key role in the sale of Freedom Industries to Chemstream, including providing information to Chemstream and assisting in negotiations.

The criminal complaint says that despite these involvements, Southern said under oath that prior to the acquisition by Chemstream, I was not part of the Freedom organization.

Investigators say that Southern’s motive was financial. The criminal complaint says Southern had about $7.7 million in assets as of October 31, 2014 and claims against Freedom total over $176 million.

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"Illuminati Exposed" | Secrets Of The Planet Earth Revealed By Jordan Maxwell – Video

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Nov 252014
 



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1st Squadron (Stryker) 2nd Cavalry Regiment Trains with NATO Partners in Estonia – Video

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1st Squadron (Stryker) 2nd Cavalry Regiment Trains with NATO Partners in Estonia
Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, take the role of opposing force, OPFOR, while training with…

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UCLA Gene Discovery Shows How Stem Cells Can Be Activated to Help Immune System Respond to Infection

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Oct 302014
 

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Newswise In a study led by Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research member Dr. Julian Martinez-Agosto, UCLA scientists have shown that two genes not previously known to be involved with the immune system play a crucial role in how progenitor stem cells are activated to fight infection. This discovery lays the groundwork for a better understanding of the role progenitor cells can play in immune system response and could lead to the development of more effective therapies for a wide range of diseases.

The two-year study was published online October 30, 2014 ahead of print in the journal Current Biology.

Progenitor cells are the link between stem cells and fully differentiated cells of the blood system, tissues and organs. This maturation process, known as differentiation, is determined in part by the original environment that the progenitor cell came from, called the niche. Many of these progenitors are maintained in a quiescent state or “standby mode” and are ready to differentiate in response to immune challenges (such as stress, infection or disease).

Dr. Gabriel Ferguson, a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Dr. Martinez-Agosto and first author of the study, built upon the lab’s previous research that utilized the blood system of the fruit fly species Drosophila, showing that a specific set of signals must be received by progenitor cells to activate their differentiation into cells that can work to fight infection after injury. Dr. Ferguson focused on two genes previously identified in stem cells but not in the blood system, named Yorkie and Scalloped, and discovered that they are required in a newly characterized cell type called a lineage specifying cell. These cells then essentially work as a switch, sending the required signal to progenitor cells.

The researchers further discovered that when the progenitor cells did not receive the required signal, the fly would not make the mature cells required to fight infection. This indicates that the ability of the blood system to fight outside infection and other pathogens is directly related to the signals sent by this new cell type.

“The beauty of this study is that we now have a system in which we can investigate how a signaling cell uses these two genes Yorkie and Scalloped, which have never before been shown in blood, to direct specific cells to be made,” said Dr. Martinez-Agosto, associate professor of human genetics. “It can help us to eventually answer the question of how our body knows how to make specific cell types that can fight infection.”

Drs. Martinez-Agosto and Ferguson and colleagues next hope that future studies will examine these genes beyond Drosophila and extend to mammalian models, and that the system will be used by the research community to study the role of the genes Yorkie and Scalloped in different niche environments.

“At a biochemical level, there is a lot of commonality between the molecular machinery in Drosophila and that in mice and humans,” said Dr. Ferguson. “This study can further our shared understanding of how the microenvironment can regulate the differentiation and fate of a progenitor or stem cell.”

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NSA and Surveillance: Do we still feel the same now? – Video

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Oct 012014
 



NSA and Surveillance: Do we still feel the same now?
I recently had a debate about the need for surveillance and the role of the NSA. Listen as Steve Doocy with Fox News- Fox and Friends – leads the debate.

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How india got freedom by Retd Major General G D Bakshi – Video

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Sep 272014
 



How india got freedom by Retd Major General G D Bakshi
Major General G.D. Bakshi tells how India got its freedom and highlights the role on Indian National Army, British Indian Army soldiers, Bhagat Singh and Netaji Bose. He demolishes the claim…

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