Corporate predators

Titre : Corporate predators
Auteur : Russell Mokhiber
Éditeur : Common Courage Pr
ISBN-13 : 1567511589
Libération : 1999-02-01

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51 of the world's biggest 100 economies are corporations, not countries. As the most powerful institution of our time, the multinational corporation dominates not only global economics, but politics and culture as well. Yet the mechanisms of corporate control have remained largely hidden from public perception-until now.

Reset Your Child s Brain

Titre : Reset Your Child s Brain
Auteur : Victoria L. Dunckley, MD
Éditeur : New World Library
ISBN-13 : 9781608682850
Libération : 2015-06-23

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Increasing numbers of parents grapple with children who are acting out without obvious reason. Revved up and irritable, many of these children are diagnosed with ADHD, bipolar illness, autism, or other disorders but don’t respond well to treatment. They are then medicated, often with poor results and unwanted side effects. Based on emerging scientific research and extensive clinical experience, integrative child psychiatrist Dr. Victoria Dunckley has pioneered a four-week program to treat the frequent underlying cause, Electronic Screen Syndrome (ESS). Dr. Dunckley has found that everyday use of interactive screen devices — such as computers, video games, smartphones, and tablets — can easily overstimulate a child’s nervous system, triggering a variety of stubborn symptoms. In contrast, she’s discovered that a strict, extended electronic fast single-handedly improves mood, focus, sleep, and behavior, regardless of the child’s diagnosis. It also reduces the need for medication and renders other treatments more effective. Offered now in this book, this simple intervention can produce a life-changing shift in brain function and help your child get back on track — all without cost or medication. While no one in today’s connected world can completely shun electronic stimuli, Dr. Dunckley provides hope for parents who feel that their child has been misdiagnosed or inappropriately medicated, by presenting an alternative explanation for their child’s difficulties and a concrete plan for treating them.

On the rampage

Titre : On the rampage
Auteur : Russell Mokhiber
Éditeur : Common Courage Pr
ISBN-13 : UCSC:32106017746865
Libération : 2005

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The sequel to "Corporate Predators: The Hunt for Mega-profits and the Attack on Democracy."

Old Love

Titre : Old Love
Auteur : Isaac Bashevis Singer
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0099286467
Libération : 2001

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This classic collection explores the varieties of wisdom gained with age and especially those that teach us how to love, as "in love the young are just beginners and the art of loving matures with age and experience". Tales of curious marriages and divorce mingle with psychic experiences and curses, acts of bravery and loneliness, love and hatred.

The Netflix Effect

Titre : The Netflix Effect
Auteur : Kevin McDonald
Éditeur : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN-13 : 9781501309434
Libération : 2016-08-11

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Netflix is the definitive media company of the 21st century. It was among the first to parlay new Internet technologies into a successful business model, and in the process it changed how consumers access film and television. It is now one of the leading providers of digitally delivered media content and is continually expanding access across a host of platforms and mobile devices. Despite its transformative role, however, Netflix has drawn very little critical attention-far less than competitors such as YouTube, Apple, Amazon, Comcast, and HBO. This collection addresses this gap, as the essays are designed to critically explore the breadth and diversity of Netflix's effect from a variety of different scholarly perspectives, a necessary approach considering the hybrid nature of Netflix, its inextricable links to new models of media production, distribution, viewer engagement and consumer behavior, its relationship to existing media conglomerates and consumer electronics, its capabilities as a web-based service provider and data network, and its reliance on a broader technological infrastructure.