In an interview with CFIF, Bonner R. Cohen, Ph.D., Senior Policy Analyst at the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow, discusses ”Climate Hustle,” a movie released this week that reveals the history of climate scares, explores the question of whether there is a genuine scientific consensus on the issue and examines the science on both sides of the debate.
Throughout American history, our First Amendment freedoms of speech and association have frequently demanded the security of anonymity.
Without that protective anonymity, Americans seeking to bring about political change or introduce politically incorrect opinions into the marketplace of ideas risk persecution by government officials or public vigilantes. Even James Madison and Alexander Hamilton authored the Federalist Papers under pseudonyms, and today's world of cyberstalking, Google Earth and Internet shaming make protective anonymity even more vital.
During the civil rights…
"The Obama administration is revising a federal rule that allows wind-energy companies to operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years, even if means killing or injuring thousands of federally protected bald and golden eagles. Under the plan announced Wednesday, companies could kill or injure up to 4,200 bald eagles a year without penalty -- nearly four times the current limit. Golden eagles could…[more]