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Amazon.com Is Funding Global Warming Denial In Our Schools

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Last month, Tennessee passed a law that would establish protections for teachers who chose to teach unscientific theories doubting global warming in a science classrooms. (It was somehow attached to a bill also providing protections for teachers instructing about creationism.) The group behind these climate denial laws, which have popped up all over the country, is the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a secretive corporate front group mostly financed by Big Business. ALEC and its corporate funders write model bills and then pass them off to state legislators to advocate for and pass in their states. Here's an excerpt of ALEC's climate denial bill: [Teachers should] provide instruction in critical thinking so that students will be able to fairly and objectively evaluate scientific'controversies'balanced and objective environmental education materials and programs...

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Amazon is holding its company meeting in Seattle o... by Don Smith on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 5:57:21 PM
This is just spin. Can a... by Frank Legge on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 11:54:46 PM
There is no real controversy among scientists abou... by Don Smith on Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 11:02:16 AM
The writer must be trying to be dryly ironic. ... by erikSF99 on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 3:06:14 AM