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  • "I can go to school now" POSTER featuring Afghanistan school girl from prior thread

    07/13/2004 6:49:14 PM PDT · by IPWGOP · 139 replies · 3,504+ views ^ | 7/13/2004 | IPWGOP
    IPW has started a new gallery featuring poster-style artwork by our artist, Linda Eddy As with our political cartoons, we'd like to see these used to promote conservative causes. Please use the artwork for noncommercial purposes only.[NOTE: a photo of this young Afghanistan girl is posted on a thread on Free Republic]
  • Media Matters for America

    05/03/2004 5:33:55 PM PDT · by Mr.Atos · 11 replies · 2,609+ views
    Media Matters for America ^ | NA | David Brock
    Letter from David Brock, Founder of Media Matters for America Dear Friends, Welcome to Media Matters for America, a new Web-based, not-for-profit progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media. Because a healthy democracy depends on public access to accurate and reliable information, Media Matters for America is dedicated to alerting news outlets and consumers to conservative misinformation -- wherever we find it, in every news cycle -- and to spurring progressive activism based on standards and accountability in media. In the mid-1990s, as a conservative media insider, I saw...
  • Mind Over Matter, Scientists Say The Brain Really Matters

    09/01/2003 2:29:13 PM PDT · by blam · 7 replies · 269+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 9-2-2003 | Steve Connor
    In mind over matter, scientists say the brain really matters By Steve Connor, Science Editor 02 September 2003 Scientists trying to find whether there is any truth to "mind over matter" say brain activity can control resistance to influenza. They have demonstrated a direct link between the brain's emotional state and the body's immune defences to explain why depressed people are more likely to catch a cold. Although there is considerable research showing a person's mood can influence their susceptibility to a virus, no previous study has found a direct link to the brain. Neuroscientists led by Richard Davidson, of...