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The Peer Review Collapse

Delusion: Swiss Bank Says Free Renewables By 2030 – thenextweb.com

You may remember when banks said collateralized debt obligations were way too much for our pretty little heads to understand, which was of course, just before the financial collapse.

Is the Peer Review Process a Scam? – enago academy

“In 2005, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) created a software program called SCIgen that randomly combined strings of words to generate fake computer science papers. The objective of the exercise was to prove that the peer review process was fundamentally flawed and the conferences and journals would accept meaningless papers. After being notified by other researchers who were tracking those SCIgen papers, journals were still quietly pulling articles as late as 2014.”

I remember a story about French post-modern philosophers in the 1970s, who received a document from a renowned physicist who pranked them. It took all their, what Chomsky calls, unintelligibly garbled reasonings, and he rearranged all their words and blessed them with a kiss. That kiss was a tacit endorsement of their reasoning. They forgot to verify what the physicist said before publishing it. Personally, I don’t actually know any French post-modern philosophers, but I’m sure they make good drinking buddies.

Let’s end reviewer fraud – Publons

107 cancer papers retracted due to peer review fraud | Ars Technica

Peer review: a flawed process at the heart of science – Google Scholar

Why scientists need to do more about research fraud – Guardian

Canadian researchers who commit scientific fraud are protected by privacy laws – The Star

China cracks down after investigation finds massive peer-review fraud – science mag

The Bottom of the Barrel of Science Fraud – Neuroskeptic

Chinese courts call for death penalty for research fraud – PBS

Peer-Review Fraud — Hacking the Scientific Publication Process | NEJM

Scientific Fraud – EuroScientist journal

 

 

 

 

 

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Major Mayhem & General Disarray

James Hansen: Cost of Carbon Capture: Can Young People Bear the Burden? “It feels as if the world is almost sleepwalking into a tragedy for humanity and many other species on our planet.” (sciencedirect.com)

Drought Impacting Cattle Producers Around the Globe (drovers.com)

Key Factor May Be Missing from Models That Predict Disease Outbreaks from Climate Change

Sea Level Rises Ups Risk of Major Tsunamis

Britain Has One Last Chance To Save Endangered Species (G.)

CDC: 25% Of Adults Have Life-Impacting Disability

Gulf Of Alaska Cod Are Disappearing. Blame ‘The Blob’ NPR

“Hothouse Earth” Co-Author: The Problem Is Neoliberal Economics The Intercept

Lawns Are an Ecological Disaster Earther

Just say no: Wi-Fi-enabled appliance botnet could bring power grid to its knees Ars Technica

How Washington and Soft Power NGOs Manipulated Nicaragua’s Death Toll to Drive Regime Change and Sanctions Grayzone Project

Why is San Francisco … covered in human feces? Guardian

China restarts coal plant construction after two-year freeze Climate Home News

How Delhi’s rising heat and a love of concrete caused a deadly water crisis Guardian

Fake logging permits undermine Amazonian conservation

Companies engaged in illegal fishing and deforestation often employ offshore accounts and tax havens (Reuters).

Threats to Africa’s apes from the expansion of oil palm will likely increase

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Getting Paid To Fuck Kids

Catholic League On Predatory Priests: It’s Not Rape If The Child Isn’t Penetrated

Canadian aid worker Peter Dalglish charged with child sexual abuse

Sexual abuse ‘endemic’ in international aid sector, damning report finds

Over 30 people charged in ‘Britain’s largest child sex abuse ring’

300 kids sold to US buyers in India 

How to stop child abuse by the Catholic Church – Fortune

Is Our Food Turning Us Into Freaks?

Nanoparticles in Food: Small Size, Big Health Problems? – WebMD

Impacts of soil and water pollution on food safety in China

China’s food exports to the US

Mobile phones are ‘cooking’ men’s sperm – Telegraph

Fracking is destroying U.S. water supply, warns shocking new study (thinkprogress.org)

Drugged waters – how modern medicine is turning into an environmental curse

Heavy Metals in Baby Food: What You Need to Know (consumerreports.org)

“Worrisome” levels of lead and arsenic found in baby food – CBS News

Weedkiller found in wide range of breakfast foods aimed at children

Declining testosterone levels in men not part of normal aging

You’re Not The Man Your Father Was – Forbes

Atrazine induces complete feminization and chemical castration in male frogs 

Atrazine in Water Tied to Hormonal Irregularities – Scientific American

Weight gain—and loss—can alter men’s sperm

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70% Too Dumb, Too Fat, Too Criminal

‘Idiocracy’ Come True: Even Pentagon Says Morons Are Inheriting the Earth

If you go to YouTube and search for “paint thinner in children’s cereal”, you’ll find 2 videos, one from a year ago, and another from 4 years ago. What this means is that the media is not doing their job and we can’t even stop our kids from being poisoned. Meanwhile Pedo Frank and his merry gang of child rapists tell us that pedophilia is an alt-right conspiracy theory.

Young men are losing testosterone and sperm like there’s no tomorrow, and the media is doing nothing to stop it. This is making us too stupid to live. Here’s why, the left has won the culture war, the right is too cowardly to stand up to them. I hate the right except for free speech.

The Left Has Won The Culture War = Goodbye Free Speech – YT 5 min

  • I can’t believe I have to watch Fox News to get any truth at all.

Catholic League On Predatory Priests: It’s Not Rape If The Child Isn’t Penetrated

Telling the Truth About Defects in Technology Should Never, Ever, Ever Be Illegal. EVER. 

New Pesticides May Harm Bees As Much As Existing Ones

Glyphosate Found In Over 80% of Breast Milk Samples in Brazil (TeleSur)

Telling the Truth About Defects in Technology Should Never, Ever, Ever Be Illegal. EVER. Electronic Frontier Foundation

Exclusive: U.S. government seeks Facebook help to wiretap Messenger – sources Reuters

Congress Rushes to Spend Billions on Space Weapons—Even if They Don’t Work Defence One

America Is Committing War Crimes and Doesn’t Even Know Why Foreign Policy

Caitlyn Jonestone’s twitter ban – I’m a big fan of her writing.

No end in sight for the homeless – Rough sleeping Economist

The Musk Stink Test Fail

  • Musk made his big fake tweet while high on acid.

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Comment Dump

As long as we can hate tweet whitey, everything will be okay. Child rape lasts forever and has nothing to do with left/right, black/white, gay/not, rich/poor, or up/down. Damaged kids rarely come out. Saying pedophilia is an alt-right conspiracy theory is evil, and I’m not even a priest.
*72,000 US Drug Deaths Last Year* https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/08/17/dose-a17.html
*50,000 Canadian Native Kids Missing – Church State Coverup*
https://lokisrevengeblog.wordpress.com/2018/08/12/50000-canadian-native-kids-missing/
*Elite Canadian Machiavellian Pedophiles*
https://lokisrevengeblog.wordpress.com/2018/08/07/elite-canadian-machiavellian-pedophiles/
*Everything Wrong = The Oil Dollar*
This is why Google censors us here, helps drone bomb children, and are pissed they missed the boat to China, while staff here use inclusiveness to exclude Asian Males at Google and Harvard.
We spend one trillion per year protecting a dollar that will destroy us.
https://lokisrevengeblog.wordpress.com/2018/08/17/crash-24/

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Crash 24

The next 5 years are modelled to be hot, and with an El Nino building up again, the nano-ice age is over.

The next 5 years could see a major oil market upset not seen since 1973.

Four years ago we were told world water demand will exceed supply by 40% in 15 years. Two billion people already. don’t have safe drinking water. What water we got left is poisoned. Groundwater, glacier runoff and rain extremes are going to make that prediction worse, especially with the heat over the next 5 years.

I’ve been waiting for the economy to crash for 10 years, but like death, there’s no telling when. I truly expect sanctions and debt will screw the world in short order.

Which leads to political mayhem. Progressives will help corporate Democrats win this fall to attack Trump ending up in another endless stalemate.

When I was a teen in the early 70s, I thought youth were going to save the world from capitalism. I thought I was superior to my elders. Boomers and Millennials are exactly the same. Both groups don’t recognize that Millennials will become conservative, and Boomers forget they were progressive.

The next 5 years are modelled to be hot, and with an El Nino building up again, the nano-ice age is over.

The next 5 years could see a major oil market upset not seen since 1973.

Four years ago we were told world water demand will exceed supply by 40% in 15 years. Two billion people already. don’t have safe drinking water. What water we got left is poisoned. Groundwater, glacier runoff and rain extremes are going to make that prediction worse, especially with the heat over the next 5 years.

I’ve been waiting for the economy to crash for 10 years, but like death, there’s no telling when. I truly expect sanctions and debt will screw the world in short order.

Which leads to political mayhem. Progressives will help corporate Democrats win this fall, to attack Trump, ending up in another endless stalemate. If we took all the Pentagon budget and gave it all to green energy, it would still end up corrupt, ideals = corruption of ideals, because people only really care about love and money. Ideals are luxuries. Go ahead, ask a Congo child slave if he wants to be free.

When I was a teen in the early 70s, I thought youth were going to save the world from capitalism. I thought I was superior to my elders. I couldn’t wait for them to die off, except for the ones I loved. Boomers and Millennials are exactly the same. Both groups don’t recognize that Millennials will become conservative, and Boomers forget were once progressive. It’s always been so.

Google’s trying to set up censored speech in China, while enforcing it at home. This civil war is inter-generational and won’t be won by anyone.

The NYT says we don’t need carbon taxes, and the Guardian says Capitalism will save us, not without risk, they say. The level of political discourse is negative.

The left right binary is a smaller swing on a larger swing of plenty. Freedom only came with plenty. Plenty is gone now, we are scraping the dregs.

If we survive the 2020 Presidential election, I’m nearly certain we won’t survive the 2024 one. That’s my story, and I’m sticking to it.

Links:

Fracking Wastewater Up 1,440% In 5 Years (desmogblog.com)

Fracking uses 2-3 million gallons of water per well, in the same area suffering from a mega drought.

Over 2 Billion People Lack Safe Drinking Water

Hoover Dam Spillway Overflow 1983 – YT 5 min

Hoover Dam LOW WATER LEVEL June 23, 2018 – YT 5 min

Russian Trolls Spread Baseless Conspiracy Theories Like Pizzagate And QAnon After The Election (buzzfeednews.com)

  • Q is bullshit, but pedophilia is NOT a right-wing conspiracy theory. Anyone who politicizes pedophilia is fucking evil. It is not white/black, rich/poor, left/right or commie/capitalist. Like climate change, it’s everywhere. Kids don’t come out because they’re damaged. If you’re a big undamaged kid, you can’t easily see it.

300 kids sold to US buyers – Times of India (m.timesofindia.com)

South American soy fed to EU livestock drives deforestation

Frequent Fires Make Droughts Harder for Young Trees, Even in Wet Eastern Forests

‘Abrupt thaw’ of permafrost beneath lakes could significantly affect climate

“Too Big To Fail”: Russia-Gate

  • More holes than swiss cheese

Google Staff Tell Bosses China Censorship Is “Moral And Ethical” Crisis (IC)

  • But okay at home. That’s why they use inclusiveness to exclude Asian males.

72,000 US drug overdose deaths in 2017 WSWS

Google releases a searchable database of US political ads TechCrunch

  • Do less evil

The US losing Afghanistan

This war is about oil dollar hegemony, nothing else.

 

 

 

 

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