Category Archives: Garrulous insolence

Researchers Ask: Does Enforcing Civility Stifle Online Debate in Social Media?

As toxic as political discourse has become, it seems almost quaint that a little over a decade ago, many social scientists were hopeful that by allowing political leaders and citizens to talk directly to one another, nascent social media platforms would improve a relationship tarnished by distrust.


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

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


CalPERS Laughingstock: Marcie Frost, Who Previously Pursued Non-Existent Dual Bachelors/Masters Degree, Designates Herself Law School Grad and Bar Member; Investment Committee Chair Theresa Taylor Admits Not Knowing What SPACs Are

CalPERS’ leadership has such an advanced case of Dunning Kruger effect that they can’t recognize when they are making fools of themselves.