Libertarians and engineers are often found among the vocal minority of people who deny the reality of industrial climate disruption. Part 1 of a series discusses recent research into the moral values and personality traits of libertarians.
Those grad students in the business of writing dissertations about media and newspapers now have an old topic with a new twist: Who owns the media now? Critic Ben Bagdikian, author of six editions of “The Media Monopoly,” traced ownership of America’s media through decades of consolidation. In a PBS interview at the end of […]
Pew poll says climate lowest priority, but results are curious Talking heads continue to confuse weather for climate Study says some climate changes cannot be reversed NOAA research jet measures greenhouse gases around the Pacific Study says oceans to dissolve much less oxygen Waste heat to eventually overwhelm greenhouse gases New magnets may replace HFC […]
Did you know that Fox News is a liberal news organization? Not because it’s part of the so-called liberal media, but rather because Fox is based in the liberal bastion of New York City. Following similar “logic”, DJ Drummond has labeled every single polling organization in the U.S. as liberal because they’re headquartered in liberal […]
My wife’s younger siblings don’t have land lines. Several of my friends don’t have land lines either. Their cell phones are their only phones, and from what I’ve read, this is entirely normal for people my age and younger. So I’ve read claims that land line-only (LLO) polling is as accurate as land line plus […]
The AAA overnight survey of gasoline prices found that the national average price for gasoline is at $4.108, and the cheapest gasoline in the U.S. is still $3.930. With prices that high, SUV drivers are increasingly finding themselves members of an unfortunate group, the triple-digit club, people whose large gas tanks and low mileage make […]