Reviews of articles by: Paul Joseph Watson

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Altered image falsely suggests that restaurant staff in Maine are required to wear dog cone-style face visors to protect against COVID-19

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“Governor of Maine orders restaurant staff to wear COVID visors like dog cones”

SOURCE: Sherri Tenpenny, Paul Joseph Watson, Twitter, Summit News

Published: 27 Aug 2020

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No conclusive evidence links consumption of bats with the 2019 coronavirus outbreak

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Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak linked to eating bats

SOURCE: Emma Parker, Gemma Mullin, Paul Joseph Watson, Daily Star, The Sun, InfoWars

Published: 26 Jan 2020

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Climate change is one factor affecting how fires in Australia burn, regardless of whether arsonists or lightning started them

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the bushfires [in Australia] were caused by arsonists and a series of lightning strikes, not 'climate change'

SOURCE: Sean Adl-Tabatabai, Thomas D. Williams, NewsPunch, Breitbart

Published: 08 Jan 2020

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Non-peer-reviewed manuscript falsely claims natural cloud changes can explain global warming

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During the last hundred years the temperature is increased about 0.1°C because of carbon dioxide. The human contribution was about 0.01°C.

SOURCE: Jyrki Kauppinen, Pekka Malmi, Paul Joseph Watson, Summit.news, Zerohedge

Published: 12 Jul 2019

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