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The Climate Cult’s Brat Brigade

In the Iraq-Iran wars of the 1980s, Ayatollah Khomeini sent 12-year-old Iranian schoolchildren swarming into no-man’s-land to detonate the mines. The keen kids wore devotional slogans on red headbands and each carried a small metal key to open the gates of Paradise. The analogy with enrolling Australian kids as zero-emission fanatics is not perfect. The kids’ … Continue reading


Better Built Boris Bites Back

Ben Pile has been tweeting about Boris’s conference speech, delivered on screen with the slogan “Build Back Better” prominently displayed behind him, a slogan which he seems to have borrowed from this organisation.  Here is Ben on Twitter: This is extraordinary. Totally divorced from reality. By any comparison with historical moments that precipitated change, such as … Continue reading