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Known unknowns: questions Christian Porter did not address in his denial of a historical rape allegation

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The Australian attorney general, Christian Porter, has identified himself as the cabinet minister accused of sexually assaulting a woman in 1988 and strenuously denied the alleged incident took place. The woman’s vers...

‘It’s getting out of hand’: genocide denial outlawed in Bosnia

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The top international official in Bosnia has outlawed denial of genocide in the Balkan country to counter attempts by Bosnia’s Serbs to deny the scope of the 1995 massacre in Srebrenica, Europe’s only post-second worl...

Are you in denial? Because it’s not just anti-vaxxers and climate sceptics

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It’s easy to laugh at the anti-vaccine movement, and this week they made it easier still. Hundreds of protesters tried to storm Television Centre in west London, apparently unaware that they were not at the headquarte...

Johnson defends trade secretary after climate crisis denial tweets

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Boris Johnson has acknowledged that he has altered his views about the climate crisis over recent years, saying, “the facts change and people change their minds”. As he travelled to the US in a bid to accelerate progr...

Hot Air by Peter Stott review – the battle against climate change denial

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How on earth did we get here? How did we arrive in a world where temperatures in British Columbia can come within a whisker of 50C, where a ring of fire made Athens look apocalyptic, massive floods ripped apart towns ...

Stephen Colbert on climate denial: ‘Like not believing humans cause pants-pooping’

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Stephen Colbert taped The Late Show during a rainy Tuesday in New York, as extreme weather lashed both coasts with storms. “Scientists agree that all of these extreme weather events are tied to global warming, which i...

Once again, America is in denial about signs of a fresh Covid wave

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When it comes to Covid, the United States specializes in denialism. Deny the human-to-human transmission of the virus when China’s first cases were publicized in late 2019. Deny that the virus is airborne. Deny the ne...

The Road Dance review – boiling fury in tale of rape and denial in the Hebrides

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This Scottish period drama is “inspired” by true events and adapted from a novel by John MacKay, who says he based his book on something told to him as a boy: a story about a newborn baby found floating in the sea nea...