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First magic mushroom depression trial hits stumbling block

http://news.yahoo.com

The world's first clinical trial designed to explore using a hallucinogen from magic mushrooms to treat people with depression has stalled because of British and European rules on the use of illegal drugs in research.

David Nutt, president of the British Neuroscience Association and professor of neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London, said he had been granted an ethical green light and funding for the trial, but regulations were blocking it.

"We live in a world of insanity in terms of regulating drugs," he told a neuroscience conference in London on Sunday.

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Depressed man calls wrong hotline, has apartment trashed

http://www.courthousenews.com

A depressed Army reservist who made a phone call for help says dozens of police responded by surrounding his home and arresting him, vandalizing and searching his place without a warrant, seizing his dog and killing his tropical fish. Matthew Corrigan, who lives alone with his dog, sued the District of Columbia in D.C. Federal Court. Confronted with a massive police presence after his plea for help, Corrigan says, he denied officers permission to enter his house, but they entered and trashed it anyway, saying, "I don't have time to play this constitutional bullshit!"

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“It’s Going to Get a Lot Worse”: New Recession Unavoidable

http://finance.yahoo.com

Weakness in leading economic indicators has become so pervasive the Economic Cycle Research Institute now predicts a new recession is unavoidable.

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Bernanke: There Is No Inflation (and If There Were, We Could Stop It)

http://finance.yahoo.com

If you want to drive a rational economic-type of person crazy, simply mimic Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's willful refusal to acknowledge seemingly obvious inflationary trends.

You can start by quoting Dr. Bernanke's observations on the ramp in commodity prices, made Monday night:

"I think the increase will be transitory, that it will pass, and we will go back to a level of inflation that is consistent with our price stability mandate."

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"The worst is yet to come" - the guys who predicted the current crisis

http://www.youtube.com

From the guys (Peter Schiff et al) who were mocked and predicted the current financial crisis, comes new revelations that the worst is yet to come; the biggest bubble of all is about to burst: The Bailout Bubble.
Check out this short but pretty powerful documentary that touches on why we're not of the crisis, but why things are probably going to get worse before they get better.

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