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Climate change data will now face independent scrutiny – Washington Times


By Nicholas Kralev World weather agencies agreed this week to enhance data-gathering significantly and allow independent scrutiny of raw figures used in assessing climate change amid charges by critics that global warming scientific data were skewed. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) made the concession after an outcry over e-mails revealing that researchers in Britain had […]

Tunku Varadarajan: End Political Correctness on Terror – The Daily Beast


The Obama administration has announced that citizens of 14 selected countries—as well as travelers whose itineraries have taken them through any of these countries—will be subjected to enhanced scrutiny before they board planes to the United States, including full-body pat-downs. The countries comprise four “state sponsors of terrorism” (Cuba, Iran, Sudan, and Syria) and 10 […]

Jagdish Bhagwati: Capitalism’s Petty Detractors, World Affairs Journal


When the twin crises erupted on Wall Street and Main Street, each one of them fierce in itself but far more frightening when they interacted, populists rushed forward to celebrate the demise of capitalism and, for added gratification, plunge their pitchforks into its dead corpse. Since then, they have had their champagne parties. By now, […]