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Winston Smith, climate data rectifier

Winston clicked ‘back numbers’ on the telescreen and called for the appropriate issues of the NY Times. The messages he had received referred to articles or news items which for one reason or another it was thought necessary to alter, or, as the official phrase had it, to… 390 more words

Political Economy And Ethical Values

WHO CARES?

By Mike Cronin

As Thomas Sowell has pointed out, politicians only “care” about your issues after they have taken care of their own goal: to get (or stay) elected. 586 more words

Politics & Philosophy

The 3% Energy Vote Solution

It behooves politicians to look backward at the votes cast in the 2016 elections in the USA. Stripped of personalities and cancelling out the nonsense, the two parties with… 305 more words

Political Economy And Ethical Values

Should intolerance be tolerated? - Karl Popper paradox of intolerance

Recently, between August 11 and 12, neo-nazis, white supremacists, white nationalists, neo-confederates and others united in a rally in the town of Charlottesville. In this event, which was called “Unite The Right”, the marchers chanted anti-semitic and racist slogans while carrying weapons, nazi and confederate flags and other kinds of hateful banners. 709 more words

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Libertarian Party Jurisprudence

Voters who have never read a party platform are told that to cast a vote on principle is to “waste your vote.” The verifiable fact is: your spoiler votes for Libertarian Party candidates… 629 more words

Political Economy And Ethical Values

A Hero Stumbles, Alex Wubbels and the Failure to Pursue Justice

Apologies and Re-education Are Just Not Enough to Change the Status Quo

Two days ago was my first introduction to the story of nurse Alex Wubbels and her valiant effort to protect the person and privacy of her patient William Gray, from an illegal attempt by police officers to obtain a blood sample without warrant. 4,320 more words

Need a Statue Strategy? Privatize the Public Square

In the wake of the Charlottesville tragedy, even more voices are heard across the political spectrum in support of tearing down statues commemorating prominent Confederate individuals such as Robert E. 647 more words

Individual Rights