Dr. Paul Offit: Striking similarities between anti-biotech and anti-vaccine activism

Dr. Paul Offit joins Cameron English of the Genetic Literacy Project to discuss the similarities between these two groups, and how anti-biotech and anti-vaccine groups use fear-based messaging impacts the public’s understanding of science. Paul Offit is a pediatrician at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and an expert on vaccines, immunology, and virology. He has…

Vegans Terrorize British Meat Eaters, Butchers and Farmers

Drawing inspiration from a documentary released five years ago, The Earthlings Movement is targeting Britian’s meat industry. Campaigners will attempt to persuade people in Britain to not consume animal products by terrorizing them along with British farmers and butchers. According to an article published earlier this month in The Times of London, Earthlings Movement leader…

Environmentalists Want to Outlaw 7 Thanksgiving Traditions

With Thanksgiving drawing to a close, it is important not just to keep in mind what environmentalists are doing and what Thanksgiving is all about, but also what environmentalists want to do. Two years ago, The Daily Caller came up with seven Thanksgiving traditions environmentalists want to ban in the name of going green. Some…

This Thanksgiving, Be Thankful for Capitalism

John Stossel has a column published in Reason magazine pointing out that the Pilgrims founded the Massachusetts colony at Plymouth Plantation in December 1620. The colonists set about creating a heaven on earth based on Biblical principles. A society without private property, where all worked for the common good and, consequently, the Pilgrims promptly started…

The War Over Iceland’s Commercial Whaling

Iceland is one of two countries that does not recognize International Whaling Commission’s ban on whaling and where commercial whaling is legal. Consequently, environmentalists with the Sea Shepherd terrorist group are making it a point to try to shut down Iceland’s whaling industry which is centuries old. Below is an ABC Nightline report on the…