Apologies: Offit-Haley Debate

Earlier today a video was posted showing a debate between Dr. Paul Offit and Dr. Boyd Haley set up by the makers as a virtual debate between the two gentlemen about the autism-vaccine debate. The video was removed due to indications of bias on the part of the video’s makers not originally noticed. Upon further…

Alternet Colludes With Anti-Vaccine Movement

Author and scientist Hank Campbell looks into the heavy collaboration between the Left’s most strident, outlandish online publication, Alternet, and the anti-vaccine movement: Given the political demographic of the webzine Alternet and its anti-science mentality, it’s not a huge surprise that its contributors are in common cause with the Russians and others who are merchants…

Anti-Vaxx Mom Tries Emotional Blackmail on Daughter

Ideologues tend to not only seek to indoctrinate their kids and advocate their policies among family members and friends, but will also engage in emotional blackmail too. According to the UK Daily Mail, that is what happened when an anti-vaccine mother took to Facebook to relay her despair because her 19 year old daughter decided…

Facebook Is A Haven For Anti-Vaccine Movement

No matter what Mark Zuckerberg or the folks at Facebook do, unfortunately, there is little that can be done to stop the spread of misinformation. The Washington Post reports citing a study done by sociologists in Australia, that the anti-vaccine movement has been able to cluster in Facebook groups but seems to have become a…

Anti-vaccine activists continue to use unique methods to spread misinformation

Taking from what anti-vaccine activists have done in Australia, other anti-vaccine campaign cells are also spreading misinformation mainly by circulating literature. Shoppers at a Babies R Us in Lynnwood, Washington (a suburb of Seattle) discovered anti-vaccination information hidden in items they purchased recently. Last week, anti-vaccine activists in Australia have circulated pamphlets attempting to raise…

Is Animal Testing Justified?

During 2012, BBC‘s program The Big Question hosted a lively, intersting debate on the issue of animal testing (aka vivisection). The program started off civil but then the animal rights, anti-testing side (not surprisingly) hurled accusations and half-truths toward the middle of the exchange. The opponents of animal testing knew they could not win the…