Psychopaths, political power and the rule of law

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In order to preserve our freedom, it is not enough to vote from time to time. As Aristotle warned us more than two millennia ago, democracies degenerate into tyrannies because of “the unscrupulousness of despicable demagogues”, who appear like mushrooms in autumn in declining societies, and because citizens conform and forget that power always poses …

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The massive failure of Communism

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I keep engraved in my memory memories of my trip to the Soviet Union in 1983: the fear of the people, the oppressive police presence, the empty shelves in the shops, the desperate black street market and the central lanes of some Moscow avenues reserved for the ZiL limousines of the leaders of the Communist …

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Climate alarm and the irrelevance of science

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Due to copyright limitations, this article by Prof. Richard Lindzen will only be posted in Spanish. Sorry for the inconvenience.   Fernando del Pino Calvo-Sotelo

The politics of climate

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Ten or twelve years ago I had a long lunch with the representative that Al Gore had sent to Spain, who would later work as a high rank official in the Obama Administration. In those years I had had the opportunity to personally meet President Clinton but not Gore, although I had seen his documentary …

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Annex to Hurricanes and other lies of environmentalism: sources

Due to the unexpected success of my last article and to the interest expressed by some readers from both sides of the Atlantic, please find below an update of its sources:   On the global warming “hiatus”: please see the temperature graph below with satellite data since they began (1979) and, further below, quotes from …

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Hurricanes and other lies of environmentalism (and journalism)

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Today’s environmentalism has degenerated into an ideology as totalitarian as communism, with which it shares not only adherents, but also the massive use of lies. The hysterical superstition of the theory of anthropogenic global warming, blind to the scientific method and to data (and to the absence of reliable data!), is perhaps the greatest example …

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Vampire States, the killers of prosperity and freedom

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In a recent speech, Spain’s acting Finance Minister advocated for an increase in the size of the government and announced a brutal tax hike while criticizing the idea that “taxpayers’ money is better in their own pockets,” a concept she dismissed as a “mantra”. The whole sentence, copied word for word from an article published …

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