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The Subtle Psychology of Nudges During a Pandemic

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 24/03/2022 - 8:03pm in

For years, the U.S. and U.K. governments embraced the concept of nudges to change social behavior. Then came Covid-19.

John Helmer: “Zelensky Himself Is Now in Polish Hands;” March 15 Summit with Polish, Czech, and Slovenian Prime Ministers in Przemysl, Poland, Not Kiev

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 17/03/2022 - 9:47pm in

It appears Urkainian President Zelensky was not in Kiev on March 15 as widely reported, but in Poland....and presumably still is there.

This Ironic World: Does Climate Hope Encourage Climate Inaction?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 12/03/2022 - 4:24pm in

Why climate change hopium really is bad for you and all of us.

Reader Apologies re Highlighting Out of Date Scott Ritter Video; Wall Street Buys Russian Bonds, MbS Snubs US Investments, Biden Tries to Arm-Twist India, and Putin Can Still Blow the Peace

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 05/03/2022 - 1:35am in

Some updates on Ukraine, including having gotten caught in the fog of misinformation.

“Just Scandalous”: CDC Withholding Most of the Covid Data It Gathers. What Is It Trying to Hide?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 21/02/2022 - 9:05pm in

We predicted the new CDC head, Rochelle Walensky, would do badly. A New York Times story shows how she's underperforming our low expectations

Appeal in Sarah Palin’s Libel Loss Could Set up Supreme Court Test of Decades-Old Media Freedom Rule

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 18/02/2022 - 1:55am in

How serious a loss to press freedom would it be if the Supreme Court lowered the bar to defamation suits?

An FTI Consulting Presentation Pulls Back the Veil on Fossil Fuel PR and Shale Greenwashing

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 17/02/2022 - 1:55am in

FTI Consulting 2015 slides tout “discrediting” science, “debunking” documentaries, and hype its fracking industry project Energy In Depth

Covid Situation Continuing to Develop Not Necessarily to the Officialdom’s Advantage

The new Covid news isn't better than the old Covid news, and some is actually disconcerting.

Navigating Russia/Ukraine Warmongering Disinformation

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 28/01/2022 - 9:37pm in

Trying to pull some signal out of the considerable propaganda, um, noise, on Russia and Ukraine.

China’s Government Is Targeting ‘Sissy’ Men, with Devastating Consequences

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 26/01/2022 - 10:26pm in

Good old fashioned men are all that China wants these days.