The Left Is No Longer Liberal

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The Rubin Report

[SL: I found the perspectives outlined in this video cogent, compelling, and true to my own experience of disillusionment with the contemporary leftist agenda of feel-good authoritarianism and mutually assured mental enslavement in delusional “safe spaces” of the mind. Enjoy!]

Care about free speech? Tired of political correctness? Like discussions about big ideas? Watch Dave Rubin on The Rubin Report.

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The Left Is No Longer Liberal

An whistleblower challenges NOAA’s climate data

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Summary: An insider at NOAA has blown the whistle on improper practices at NOAA. This might be the most serious challenge to practices at the major climate science institutions since release of the “Climategate” emails. This occurs when they are vulnerable to scrutiny and pressure from Team Trump. The broad significance of Bates’ claims remain unclear, as are their validity. Here is a summary. It’s a story worth following.

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Lots of pearl-clutching over this — David Rose at the Daily Mail published “Exposed: How world leaders were duped into investing billions over manipulated global warming data.” The Mail is a British tabloid (i.e., big headlines for sensational stories, lots of graphics). Rose is an award-winning investigative journalist who has written for the BBC, Vanity Fair, London Observer, and The Guardian. See his bio and Wikipedia entry. We rely on people like him to provide information and…

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An anthropologist explains how immigration serves the needs of capitalism

From the excellent Max Forte.

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Summary: The frenzy of lies about Trump’s executive order “banning Muslims” is just the first round of what might be the major battle of his term — about immigration. America’s elites, Republican and Democrat, are united in their determination to keep the borders open. Here Maximilian Forte explains how immigration meets the needs of our economic system and its owners.

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Immigration and Capital

By Maximilian C. Forte,
at Zero Anthropology, 8 August 2016.
Reposted with his generous permission.

Immigration, rightly or wrongly, has been marched to the frontline of current political struggles in Europe and North America. Whether exaggerated or accurate, the role of immigration is situated as a central factor in the Brexit referendum in the UK, and the rise of the “America First” Trump movement in the US. It seems impossible that one can have a calm discussion about immigration today, without all sorts of agendas…

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An anthropologist explains how immigration serves the needs of capitalism