The Real Climate Change Catastrophe

Christopher Booker summarises the arguments of his new book: The Real Global Warming Disaster: Is the Obsession with “Climate Chanage” Turning Out to Be the Most Costly Scientific Blunder in History? Long title, but the answer is almost certainly yes. The cost in human life of the greenies’ DDT ban is in the tens of millions. …

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Discipline in Schools

One of my best friends is a highly intelligent and capable woman who has raised four lovely daughters, run a successful business, and is a respected teacher whose students have produced consistently good results. This will be her last year of teaching. She just does not have the energy to struggle every day with children who …

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Wayne Carey Whines

It’s not my fault I’m a drunk, a womaniser and a liar, says Carey in his book The Truth Hurts – my Dad was mean to me. Well maybe. Dad says otherwise of course. This reminds me of the old saw about what a patient learned in therapy: I am responsible for all my own decisions, and …

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