by Dr Travis Noakes | A major concern is that the WHO’s infodemic research agenda lacks earnest discussion on where health authorities’ own choices and guidelines contribute to ‘misinformation’, ‘disinformation’ and even ‘malinformation’.
by Dr David Bell | When an organ within the body of society becomes as corrupted as self-perpetuating public health has, and proves itself unwilling to reform, society must excise the diseased tissue before it spreads.
by Dr David Bell | Past authoritarian approaches relied heavily on revising history to lend credence to their claims. In this article, David Bell imagines how that alt-history might sound.
by Dr David Bell | Public health concerns the public, and the improvement of their health. Yet recently this area of specialisation has been widely attacked for promoting job losses, economic collapse, increased mortality, and the loss of freedoms. There is a way out of this.
by Chris Waldburger | Part 1 | The power structures of liberal states depended on a credibility created by the valorizing of neutral, transcendent science. Science had eclipsed religion and superstition, and thus a political order of pragmatic science somehow overcame politics.
by Dr David Bell | The subversion of health for profit runs contrary to the entire ethos of thepost-World War Two anti-fascist, anti-colonialist movement. When people across politics can acknowledge this reality, they can put aside the false divisions that this corruption has sown
Threats to Freedom of Expression: Covid-19, the ‘fact checking counter-disinformation industry’, and online harm legislation
by Dr Piers Robinson | Freedom of expression is evaporating, evident in censorship during Covid-19, whilst now we see the emergence of online safety/harm legislation that might further curtail freedom of speech. But who has been responsible for the lion’s share of propaganda?
by Dr David Bell | The new public health response that was trialed during this outbreak is far more attractive to investors creating vast opportunities for future growth. Holding to the new dogma enables a positive career path and financial security, as did siding with the Inquisition centuries ago.
by Shay Zakov | In this work, we review the reports provided by Pfizer to the FDA for the trial’s first interim analysis. The reports demonstrate severe flaws in the procedure of approving Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine based on data from the vaccine’s phase III clinical trial.
When the foundations of civil societies are being overhauled at speed, and when tried and tested laws and policies are being replaced, people need open spaces for inquiry and debate more than ever. Social media platforms should not only take responsibility for facilitating such fora, but should actively embrace and encourage them.