Published: Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:40:25 UTC
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Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:40:23 UTCAustralian sycophantic Foreign Policy works against the interests of Australia
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:35:57 UTCThe media has boxed President Trump into a corner and his only way out may be through war.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:40:51 UTCan indictment of Assange is a 'first use' of 'the nuclear option' against the First Amendment protection of a free press.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:14:04 UTCHistorically, women have played a critical role in solving major violent conflicts that have lasted for years, if not decades. Although Israeli and Palestinian women have protested in the past against the occupation, it was on a small scale and their voices were drowned by the intense resistance of the powerful settlement movement.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:08:42 UTCThere's never a shortage of topics these days, eh Truthseekers?
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 00:48:00 UTCOn Wednesday, the Office of Homeland Security opened VOICE -- an office for Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement -- to give "people victimized by illegal aliens for the first time a voice of their own. Unfortunately, the context & framing of this initiative deserve more sober consideration, as the new initiative brings to mind the Nazi-era policy of providing the German public with lists of crimes committed by Jews.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:09:58 UTCHaving spent eight years telling lies about who the U.S. was fighting in its so-called "War on Terror"...
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:23:18 UTCPresident Donald Trump's first 100 days in office were a frightening experience for the seven-million strong Muslim American community. According to the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the largest American Muslim civil advocacy group, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) profiling of Muslims accounted for 23 percent of cases in the first three months of 2017.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:17:08 UTCI argue that a rising stock market and a sinking economy spells out economic collapse and discuss how Trump is likely to react and how progressives must be prepared to take advantage of this coming crisis.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:11:58 UTCHere is a video from last week in Burlington, Vermont:
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:03:30 UTCTo the Nuclear Regulatory Commission What could you be thinking of in transporting high level radioactive waste, the most toxic substance in the universe, across many miles in many states? What could you be thinking of in wanting to bury this high level radioactive waste in low income communities? This is not environmental justice,in fact - just the opposite. Bury it in your own yards instead of theirs.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:15:59 UTCThere's been a persistent attempt to play on minorities fear and cast ruling BJP and their parent organisation, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as communal. Such propagandists have scant regard for facts and twist quotes to suit their agenda.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:52:38 UTCSyria's President, Bashar al-Assad, is not a brutal dictator. He is a soft-spoken, trilingual, ophthalmologist, elected by the Syrian people.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:43:30 UTCThe use of corrupt intelligence to justify endless war today became official in 1976 when C.I.A. Director George Bush created the first Team B, the concept of "competitive analysis" regarding the Soviet threat done by an alternative team based on ideology instead of facts. To understand America's drift into despotism over the last 40 years, we must de-encrypt the evolution of its secret "double government."
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:11:05 UTCAs we witness the Trump presidency continue to rapidly accelerate down the wrong road, here's a message to send out all across America: Never, ever, make this same kind of monumental mistake again; allowing someone like the current totally incompetent, irrational occupant of the White House to assume this degree of power.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:50:29 UTCThe Turkish president strongly contributes to ISIS. He contradicts the NATO basic principles of fight against terrorism and does not coordinate his actions with the leadership of NATO.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:03:42 UTCWhat if you didn't grow up amid America's gun culture but are still a member of the race which suffers the most from it? As Gary Younge, a black reporter who grew up in England, demonstrates in a moving new book, it might cause you to ask hard questions other reporters duck.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:32:17 UTC"What's happening to Berkeley? Are you safe?" our friends ask. National headlines scream: "Riots in Berkeley!" "The Death of Free Speech!" Yes, something is happening in Berkeley. We've been trolled by the hard right. And our "leaders" haven't responded effectively. Now it's time for the true defenders of free speech to step forward.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:11:08 UTCUndocumented people are living in fear as the Trump administration accelerates arrests under a brutal policy whose "family values" call for ripping families apart.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:03:22 UTCOne way dictators take over democracies is by threatening the independence of a nation's courts. Donald Trump is doing just this. Connect the following dots:
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:55:44 UTCThe article asks a series of fundamental questions, as a replacement for current sabre rattling. The situation is too dangerous. Why don't we look for the common good?
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:52:05 UTCThe framework for 21st century learning is discussed around the globe but seldom haave most Middle East countires taen leadership in this area. Can Oman? or its neighbors? This is the second of a multipart series on this topic and what it involves. The paraphrase of the speeches and discussion at a recent conference in Salalah Oman is shared here.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:51:44 UTCThe framework for 21st century learning is discussed around the globe but seldom haave most Middle East countires taen leadership in this area. Can Oman? or its neighbors? This is the second of a multipart series on this topic and what it involves. The paraphrase of the speeches and discussion at a recent conference in Salalah Oman is shared here.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:49:52 UTCArticle criticizes Trump tax plan as unfair to individuals without creating jobs
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:47:17 UTCI discuss the lies of the Trump organization regarding ties to Russia and financial dealings as the tip of the iceberg of the links between the Trump campaign and Russian and pro-Russian interests.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:46:41 UTCSenator Warren pretends, but does not actually, challenge the power of Wall Street.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:46:13 UTCTruth has been the victim as political discourse has shifted from competing ideologies to alternate versions of reality.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:45:48 UTCPeople will usually buy the next flashy, digital, larger whatever, and stare at it in wonder all the while confusing it for innovation and 'evolution'. Swipe swipe, dr
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:54:16 UTCWould you be interested in hearing about a way of understanding our humanity, and the story of our species on this planet, that " Explains much about the overall trajectory of human history; and, " Offers insight into why our history has been as tormented and destructive as it has been; " Presents a plausible way of comprehending the nature, source, and modus operandi of what has tradtionally been called evil?(And more)
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:22 UTCEarth Day and the March for Science were more hypocrisy and feel good faux solidarity of concern for the Earth. Earth Day was carefully stage-managed to not offend or affect any change.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:59:16 UTCUC Berkeley's successful attempt to shut down an appearance by Ann Coulter this week is just the latest example of college campuses - and liberals as a whole - attempting to stifle free speech by acting as society's morality police. As an antiwar activist.....
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:07:11 UTCGeneral Thomas Waldhauser sounded a little uneasy. "I would just say, they are on the ground. They are trying to influence the action," commented the chief of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) at a Pentagon press briefing in March, when asked about Russian military personnel operating in North Africa. "We watch what they do with great concern."
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:54:37 UTCI read a quote some time ago, and I can't give credit to who said it. But to paraphrase, if we are going to keep pulling drowning people out down-river, we should figure out how to stop throwing them in up-river.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:09:38 UTCAt a time of growing tensions between nuclear powers--Russia and NATO in Europe, and the U.S., North Korea and China in Asia--Washington has quietly upgraded its nuclear weapons arsenal to create, according to three leading American scientists, "exactly what one would expect"
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:59:01 UTCThe ongoing Ukraine crisis which has done so much to poison US-Russia relations must be seen in the context of the rapid march of NATO to the border of Russia, including efforts to add Ukraine to NATO. How would we have responded if the Warsaw Pact still existed and Mexico joined it? The Monroe Doctrine states that the U.S. regards as hostile any European government's attempt to control countries in our hemisphere.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:52:22 UTCThe following paraphrase is concerning the reception of keynote address by participants from dozens of countries to a symposium on improving TEACHING QUALITY, held on 10 April in Salalah, Oman. WHY DO WE NEED 21st CENTURY SKILLS IN OMAN? Actually, the entire Arab world sees the need already. However, petroleum based economies, like Oman's and most lands in the Arabian peninsula are more and more aware of needs for change.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:51:26 UTCFourth part of a series on a recent propaganda article in The New Yorker.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:50:19 UTCThis essay examines the implementation of Trump's Big Lie about "criminal aliens" in terms of defunding Sanctuary Cities.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:49:31 UTCI can't understand why states in the U.S. allow people to run puppy mills. Something so evidently cruel has no reason to exist anywhere in our country or, for that matter, in any country as well.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:49:10 UTCLike weight loss, there's a difference between wanting to reach a goal and following through on the steps to get there. This millennial was a millionaire by 30. Would you do what he did for a million $$?
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:48:03 UTCmark! Lopez is a winner of the 2017 Goldman Environmental Award. He was chosen for his on-the-ground work to get justice for his community, poisoned by lead.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:03:22 UTCWhat's it mean to be a good American today? Be conservative, liberal, belief in God, a flag waving "patriot", extol our military? How about individuals & alternative web sites refusing to accept the conventional wisdom or jump on the bandwagon & reject the "official" versions of events? Are they good Americans? The US provokes country's refusing US hegemony. What about those who oppose such policies. Are they good Americans?
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:01:13 UTCThat distant crepitation is the rumbling of history.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:10:58 UTCThe Lawless-loving corporatists have worked overtime to besmirch the word "regulation" (or law and order for corporations) and edify the word "deregulation," to help bring about their dream state of dismantled or weakened regulation.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:57:36 UTCNot only insouciant Americans, but much of the world accepts any statement out of Washington as the truth despite the evidence. If Washington said it, Washington's vassals in Germany, France, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Netherlands, Belgium, and Japan assent to the obvious lie as if it were the obvious truth. So do the CIA purchased media of these vassal states, a collection of whores who prefer CIA subsidies to truth
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:36:45 UTCIt's hard to sink to a greater depth of hypocrisy than voting Saudi Arabia onto a UN Commission charged with promoting women's equality and empowerment. And yet, on April 23rd, that is precisely what the UN Economic and Social Council did.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:25:19 UTCCommunal fires are being fanned in India by the same Left-Liberal-Media nexus which is determined that Hindus don't gain their identity. It was a project in which British excelled during their 200-year reign over "colony" India. The plot is to show Hindus as aggressive and a threat to minorities and reap a harvest from the consequent turmoil.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:56:42 UTCIs Donald Trump's foreign policy best described as Jacksonian?
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:56:02 UTCI examine the propaganda about starvation in North Korea and Venezuela, two nations targeted for regime change, which is being rationalized by starvation propaganda, serving to justify military intervention(ie death and destruction).
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:41:26 UTCDear brothers and sisters of Ireland, your ambassador to the United States Anne Anderson spoke at the University of Virginia Tuesday afternoon.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:36:25 UTCOver the last half century, the "political correctness" crowd has provided a target for conservatives to attack. In the 2016 presidential election, Donald J. Trump, the Republican Party's candidate, effectively campaigned against "political correctness." His decisive electoral victory should be a wake-up call for the "political correctness" crowd -- the time has come for them to revisit their glib critiques of Western culture.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:33:48 UTCThis is chap. 2 of "The 15% Solution." Among other things, the real 15% Solution, as it was developed in the late 1980s by a now defunct organization called "The Christian Coalition," is spelled out in detail. It was the original blueprint for the Voter Suppression operation that the Repubs. have been carrying out with a vengeance in this century.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:04:45 UTCThe US Constitution is crystal clear on the subject at hand: "[T]he right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." Legally conditioning exercise of that right on possession of a permit is most manifestly an infringement. Additionally, leaving issuance of permits under the clearly unconstitutional scheme to the discretion of bureaucrats is a recipe for both tyranny and corruption.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:35:53 UTCFor too many Americans, ignoring from the sidelines is only comfort zone. However, when the contest between activity and action holds the rivalry of reason and denial in the balance of life and death.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:22:53 UTCWhy is the only economy we have predatory to the majority of Americans? Is there anything else?
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:16:49 UTCPlease. Somebody give Attorney General Jeff Sessions a copy of the Constitution. And while you're at it, get a copy to President Trump, too. In fact, you might want to share a copy with the nation's police officers, as well. I have my doubts that any of these individuals--all of whom swore to uphold and defend the Constitution--have ever read any of the nation's founding documents.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:45:59 UTCEver since he rode a Trump Tower escalator into the presidential race in June 2015 and swore to build his "great wall" and stop Mexican "rapists" from entering the country, undocumented immigrants have been the focus of Donald Trump's ire.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:14:13 UTC#45 Trump got one thing right about the media hyped first 100 days measuring stick of a new president. It's a silly measure. In fact, presidents from John F. Kennedy to Obama have derided the 100-day fetish and correctly noted that the far better to gauge how effective or bumbling an incoming president is the first 1000 days.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:34:57 UTCI have come to the conclusion that capitalism is successful primarily because it can impose the majority of the costs associated with its economic activities on outside parties and on the environment. In other words, capitalists make profits because their costs are externalized and born by others. In the US, society and the environment have to pick up the tab produced by capitalist activity.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:18:17 UTCDeirdre Enright is director of investigation for the University of Virginia Law School's Innocence Project Clinic. Enright previously worked at the Virginia Capital Representation Resource Center, where she represented clients and consulted on cases in all stages of capital litigation, with primary focus on federal and state post-conviction proceedings and Supreme Court certiorari review. After graduating from the University o
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:12:25 UTCBy almost every act, Trump is building an oligarchic authoritarian dictatorship. If there is an overarching pattern in the Trump regime's first months, it is a steady move toward oligarchy verging on authoritarian dictatorship.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:54:33 UTCDocuments suggest filmmaker Laura Poitras was stopped routinely by airport security because she was falsely accused of involvement in an ambush in Iraq.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:42:35 UTCI examine the myth that Trump has "shifted" positions by examining his pattern of telling the truth, out of hubris, after his lies have worked.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:40:07 UTCA court of Egyptian military leader, General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who assumed the title of Field Marshal after overthrowing the elected President Mohamed Morsi in July 2013, Monday sentenced 20 supporters of Morsi to death.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:21:33 UTCCan Western intelligence agencies still retain an ability to speak-out to power." Can they still, effectively, convince their governments not to assume that mainstream media information is accurate, but "rather to await careful investigation" before "rushing to judgment" on important issues?
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:24:44 UTCTrump's failure to accomplish little or any of his agenda during his first 100 days is striking. But we should not forget the vast harm he has done in this comparatively short time -- especially his degradation of the presidency.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:56:48 UTCIt seems remarkable that America has somehow managed to make it through the first 100 days of donald trump's hair-raising "presidency." But now, all layers of speculation about trump's character have been removed. It's fairly well established that expedient mendacity -- lying out of convenience -- is the prevailing focus of any donald trump strategy for handling personal and personal and presidential responsibilities.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:21:11 UTCThe airlines have had a tough couple of weeks -- their passengers even more so. There are a number of issues they, and we, need to address.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:05:25 UTCThe progressive vision for America -- to make life better for all families, not just the privileged elite at the top -- has suffered setbacks.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:49:32 UTCPerceptions that the US health care system is dysfunctional and needs major reform go way back. A timeline from the Tampa Bay Times noted President Theodore Roosevelt's proposal for a national health service in 1912. Nonetheless, as we have discussed endlessly, most attempts at reform failed, and health care dysfunction seems to be getting worse.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:48:12 UTCNobody's Talking About How People Are Getting Rich by Destroying the Planet Just exactly what the hell are they afraid of? Are the fossil fuel billionaires, corporations, and lobby really so strong that they can cow entire television networks and newspapers? Not to mention politicians?
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:07:26 UTCThe events on September 11, 2001, changed the world. It was the excuse for the US government to launch military attacks on seven Middle Eastern countries, causing civilian casualties in the millions and sending waves of Muslim refugees into the Western world. The US government wasted trillions of dollars destroying countries and murdering women and children, while public infrastructure in the US deteriorated...
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:55:40 UTCMurdoch has long made a practice of funneling large payments to influential politicians via HarperCollins book contracts.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:51:38 UTCMOAB sounds more like an incestuous, war-torn biblical kingdom than the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast, aka "the mother of all bombs." Still, give Donald Trump credit. Only the really, really big bombs, whether North Korean nukes or those 21,600 pounds of MOAB, truly get his attention.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:46:04 UTCThis article attempts to suggest how a relatively good American public can allow the combined forces of the neocons of the United States and the Zionists of Israel to dictate a ruinous foreign policy.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:34:56 UTCWhat is it about the term Rainbow Warrior? Rainbows are of clarity and all colors.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:24:48 UTCThis is the way our culture automatically and unconsciously works: any interpretation we give to our feelings must fall into a two-slot dualistic framework: we are either for or against one side or the other, either for Good or for Evil.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:01:08 UTCSince he became the minority President, Trump has clearly changed course, on many of his important issues, especially those central to the interests of the economically dominant sector of the ruling class. This column outlines the essential elements of the "Trump Shift."
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:56:51 UTCFirst in a series: The term gets thrown around carelessly, but the history of this ideology is long and tangled
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:51:14 UTCThere were over 600 marches around the US on Earth Day, with over 170 organizations partnering with March for Science. Additional marches covered the globe from the North Pole to Antarctica. Clever signs included "Facts trump fiction!"
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:56:03 UTCRecently, Syria and Iraq have witnessed increased chemical weapon usage. In Khan Sheikhoun, a performance was staged to accuse the Syrian government while in Iraq's Mosul, the situation is quite contrary -- the besieged ISIS militants used chemical agents chlorine and mustard gasagainst the Iraqi troops.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:21:23 UTCBernie Sanders' speech to be livestreamed on Facebook, Monday April 25, 2:20 pm ET, as part of People's Action's "Rise Up: From Protest to Power" convention.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:18:18 UTCWhere the rain didn't diminish turnout, crowds supporting the March for Science were great. Even with rain covering a lot of cities there were still intrepid marchers with some great signs. Talk about your take on the march for science . Upload your photos in your comments.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:06:55 UTCThe Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) doled out more than $2 million in "performance bonuses" to wardens and its most senior administrators over the past three years, even as it was dealing unsuccessfully with issues of overcrowding, terrible health care for prisoners, and a major sexual harassment lawsuit.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:58:58 UTCThe Irish writer is Eimear McBride. The scholar is a fellow named Chas Freeman. They did not actually walk into a bar together. Most likely they have never met. But they are soul-mates. Chas and Eimear have each recently offered readers a deeper look into the evils of Israel's occupation. The old "walk"
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:36:44 UTCIf Trump, his administration, and congressional Republicans were serious about real tax reform (they aren't, but if they were), I'd expect to see two major initial proposals: A measure increasing the "personal exemption" to the federal income tax once a year, every year, automatically, and a "FICA floor" that likewise increases each year.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:35:12 UTCSeven things are needed to create the betterment of the world: democracy in the workplace, public ownership of radio and television stations, neighborhood control of neighborhood schools, the empowerment of 7 political parties, the restructuring of state governments, a new national constitution and a democratic world government, and a spiritual paradigm shift through meditation to attain the next stage in our human evolution.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:31:05 UTCastrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson posted this video on his Facebook page, with the following words: "Dear Facebook Universe, I offer this four-minute video on "Science in America" containing what may be the most important words I have ever spoken. As always, but especially these days, keep looking up."
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:26:47 UTCTurkish President Erdogan wants to be remembered among Islamic Sunni extremist as an equivalent to the Ayatollah Khomeini as the founder of the Islamic Shi'a extremist of Iran.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:25:10 UTCThis article makes a distinction between capitalism, state capitalism, and socialism. The political economies stemming from the Russian and Chinese revolutions were not expressions of socialism. They were expressions of state capitalism.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:24:22 UTCIn the face of multiple crises and kleptocratic governments that refuse to take appropriate actions, movements are rising in the United States and around the world. This is reminiscent of the uprising in the 1960s and 1970s when social movements were active on a number of fronts of struggle from civil rights to women's rights to war to the environment, poverty and more.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:58:10 UTCIronically, current 6th District candidate Karen Handel produced a 2006 report that explained how the voting equipment, audit procedures and ballot recording must be changed. However, after being elected SOS, she reversed her position while receiving $25,000 in donations from family members and partners of the voting machine vendor lobbyist, Massey Bowers LLC.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 04:08:27 UTCHere at the "Meals for Syrian Refugee Children, Lebanon" (MSRCL) our volunteers work tirelessly to help feed the hungry refugee children from war-torn Syria.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 22:45:44 UTCThe horrors unfolding under the Trump administration are abetted by liberals who still believe that capitalism and democracy are synonymous.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 15:18:24 UTCUnless resisting madness becomes mainstream, the madmen will decide our fate.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 15:05:10 UTCCalls to impeach the new president will grow louder as various pundits make their case, filling the coffers of mainstream publishers. But it would be surprising if they led anywhere, as I show in three examples of the new normal. Hopefully, fascism 2017 is less about making war than about making money.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 13:30:04 UTCThe policies of the current Republican administration demonstrate blatant disregard or ignorance of the crucial environmental threats to the health and welfare of the American people and the world.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 13:29:48 UTCI examine the twisted fate of Julian Assange, who has gone from a hero of the left to a hero of he right to target for arrest by those most recently who embraced him.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:08:38 UTCImperialism: "the policy, practice, or advocacy of extending the power and dominion of a nation especially by direct territorial acquisitions or by gaining indirect control over the political or economic life of other areas; broadly: the extension or imposition of power, authority, or influence."
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:54:22 UTCScientists and supporters of science will March for Science on April 22, Earth Day. America is lagging behind in graduating science majors and is too far ahead on climate deniers!