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Bruce Lounds

Do Not Talk About Climate Change - It's Against Government Policy

Deep pocket PR vs. artist Franke James: the fight's on

Do not talk about climate change, it's against government policy, James' ads in Hill Times say

New "concerned citizens group" has deep pockets and close ties to oil industry

Last week, a new ad promoting oil pipelines appeared ahead of my favourite new song on YouTube. It featured a pair of actors having a simulated ‘real-life’ conversation about the paradox...