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At first glance it looks like a Turning Point meme. Some examples are of Ben Shapiro and Jordan Peterson. This meme format is quite popular "on the left", and is used to mock or poke fun at conservative viewpoints. It's quite difficult to explain without bias, however, there is a subreddit that shows these photoshops aren't just a one-off thing. As ...


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tl;dr: Australia's GHG emissions probably declined significantly in 2020 due to COVID-19, but to know if they declined to their lowest since 1990, we'll need to wait until other analysis is available. How does Australia's counting of Australia's emissions compare to how others count? Without digging too deep into how the Australian Department of Industry, ...


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Surprisingly, the answer is yes; there's a an official written request; item #2 on the list is the "apparent disappearance Huang Yanling, a scientist / technician who worked in the WIV lab but whose lab web presence has been deleted". And #4 is indeed about roadblocks and cell phone traffic. Specifically, to address the NIH’s concerns, EcoHealth ...


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The article in question seems to be "Research on Highly Pathogenic H5N1 Influenza Virus: The Way Forward". The abstract is: The voluntary moratorium on gain-of-function research related to the transmissibility of highly pathogenic H5N1 influenza virus should continue, pending the resolution of critical policy questions concerning the rationale for ...


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The Washington Post has the article A flu virus risk worth taking by Anthony S. Fauci, Gary J. Nabel and Francis S. Collins (December 30, 2011). It seems unlikely that this is the "paper from 2012" that they were referring to but nonetheless it seems especially relevant as an easier to read article expressing Fauci's opinions on the subject: [I]...


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