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French Weatherman Taken Off Air (No Climate Free Speech, Part 5)

Government official urges television weather presenters to use loaded language to help the climate cause. When one writes a critical book instead, he’s suspended from his job at a government-owned station. 664 more words


France's Top TV Weatherman Suspended for Criticising Climate Dogma

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

h/t fobdangerclose and ralfellis – Philippe Verdier, weather chief at France Télévisions, the country’s state broadcaster, has been suspended for publicly criticising Climate Alarmism. 270 more words


Phineas Fahrquar reblogged this on Public Secrets and commented:

"Liberté, égalité, fraternité" --"Freedom, equality, and brotherhood"-- is the famous French motto, but I guess it doesn't apply to intellectual freedom when discussing global warming.

The "citizenship score:" How do you say "1984 lives!" in Chinese?

We’ve all heard of the “credit score,” right? That number that tells lenders whether you’re a responsible borrower, or if you’re some sort of deadbeat? Your borrowing, repayment, and income history are all factored in to arrive at a number that serves as a shorthand for your credit-worthiness. 360 more words


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Why I Celebrate Banned Books Week

Why is it important to celebrate our freedom to read?


Pre-Post Postscript

This post is a reflection of a week’s worth of thinking about what Banned Books Week signifies—not just for librarians, libraries, books, and reading, but what it should signify for all of us, readers and nonreaders alike. 3,889 more words

And Banned Books Week comes to a close


“And these are a few of my favorite things…” (I’m singing in my head right now.)

Is this a list of good books?

Classic books? 316 more words