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Climate researcher’s defamation suit about insulting columns is on

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Several years back, some conservative columnists wrote pieces that accused a prominent climate researcher of having fraudulently manipulated data, phrasing it in a way that made comparisons with a convicted child molester. 1,331 more words


But you'll love it when you're 70...

If I had a dollar for every time in my life an older person has come up to me and said, “Sweetheart, you just look like you’re still 15,” I would be a wealthy woman. 398 more words

When it's Okay to Pay an Artist in "Experience" and "Exposure"

A lot of artists in so many fields are asked to do work without pay in exchange for “experience” and/or “exposure.”

There are some circumstances where this is good, acceptable, and proper! 635 more words


Government Demands Fraudulent Bonus Money Back From Soldiers Who Served

A contention that I have made over and over is that the government doesn’t actually give a shit about the soldiers.  We have all the Republicans who are all about the troops and how they are protecting and serving.  862 more words


Thailand sees a jump in royal defamation cases after death of king


Wed Oct 19, 2016 | 12:57pm EDT

By Aukkarapon Niyomyat and Panarat Thepgumpanat | BANGKOK

Thai police are investigating 12 new complaints of royal defamation on social media lodged since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej last week, a sharp rise amid intensifying scrutiny of anything deemed offensive to the monarchy. 939 more words

2 charged for insulting Myanmar's Suu Kyi

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

YANGON: A member of Myanmar’s ruling pro-democracy party has pressed charges against two villagers for insulting the government’s new leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a police officer said Friday (Oct 7). 271 more words

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Frenchman fined $1,400 for hitting, insulting doctor

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

A Frenchman who accosted and abused a man at a petrol station has been fined $1,400.

Yannick Pierre Yves Le Borgne, 37, a financial executive, was sentenced on Friday after being found guilty of two charges of assaulting and causing distress to Dr K. 380 more words

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