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Journalist Philippe Verdier Terminated (No Climate Free Speech, Part 6)

French weatherman Philippe Verdier is a free speech hero, a heretic whose livelihood has been stolen by the intolerant Church of Climate Change.

Two days ago, Philippe Verdier, a prominent weatherman with the publicly-funded, government-owned broadcaster, … 664 more words

Ethical & Philosophical

The Internet's Own Boy

Aaron Swartz was an early and important activist in the Open Access movement. The embedded documentary is the story of Aaron’s life and death.

You can watch the entire documentary here… 302 more words

Intellectual Freedom

Open Access and the Institutional Repository

Many universities have started implementing an “institutional repository” as a way of opening research to interested scholars. Clifford Lynch, writing for the Association of Research Libraries in 2003… 304 more words

Intellectual Freedom

Peter Suber and Open Access

If you want to learn more about Open Access one of the best places to start is with the works of Peter Suber.

Peter Suber is the Director of the Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication, Director of the Harvard Open Access Project, Senior Researcher at the Berkman Center, Senior Researcher at SPARC, and Research Professor of Philosophy at Earlham College. 285 more words

Research

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

Media

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

Alarmism

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.