The director of the Customs House Museum in Clarksville, TN, removed an installation by William Gentry just hours after it was put on display for fear that the deep-fried flags in the installation would offend community sensitivities and imperil the museum’s public funding. Art student William Gentry said his piece, "The Fat Is in […]
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Nearly a year after NASA climatologist James Hansen accused federal officials of censoring his views on global warming, scientific freedom is shaping up as a key issue for the next Congress.
A bi-partisan letter from U.S. Senators Olympia Snowe (R – Maine) and Jay Rockefeller (D – West Virginia) pressed Exxon-Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to "end any further financial assistance" to groups "whose public advocacy has contributed to the small but unfortunately effective climate change denial myth."