Jabbed: Love, Fear And Vaccines – On Australian SBS, 26th May

The interview I previously conducted with director Sonya Pemberton can be found on the Token Skeptic podcast, but you may also enjoy this teaser from the full transcript over on the Curiouser and Curiouser column for the CSI website: Kylie: Your next production, Jabbed, you've said that you have been seeking out voices to add to the investigation of vaccination claims?Sonya Pemberton: Yeah. Well, it is not an investigation of anti‑vaccination. I should be really clear. I started out last yea … [Read more...]

DONE! Lords Pass Defamation Bill! Simon Singh, Et Al, Rejoice #UK #LibelReform

Isn't it ALWAYS the way, that big things happen when you're stuck on public transport?He also writes: "Big thanks to ProfBrianCox & DaveGorman who were at Penderel's Oak 4 years ago, kickstarting #LibelReform science campaign"...which was FOUR years ago.Full story over on The Guardian: Laws that led to London being dubbed "the libel capital of the world" will be reformed after peers in the Lords voted to pass the defamation bill, ending a three-year campaign led by Liberal Democrat … [Read more...]

Australian Media – Wakefield’s MMR Claims And Wales Epidemic

Lateline -Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Reporter: Mary GearinAn epidemic of measles in Wales has been blamed on an anti-vaccination campaign a decade ago which scared parents away from the combined measles and whopping cough vaccination called MMR. … [Read more...]

Homeopathy Awareness Week – Why Fall For Homeopathy?

World Homeopathy Week is April 10th-16th in 2013. [Back blogging next week, until then, here's something with thanks to co-contributors Matt Rogers of www.rogerscreations.com and music by Milton Mermikides - 'Primal Sound' from www.miltonmermikides.com.] … [Read more...]

Support Stopping Funding For Homeopathy In India – A Call For Petition Signatures

I just got mail from Deepak Gupta from www.savvyskeptic.com:I may have written to you earlier for my documentary on Homeopathy - here's the trailer:...As a follow up to the documentary, I am trying to gather support to stop Indian government from funding homeopathy (or in other words stop wasting public money on fantasies).India is one of the biggest markets for the homeopathy industry. However, there is hardly any opposition to homeopathy in India as of now. If homeopathy is … [Read more...]

Desiree Schell: No Gods, No Masters: Unexplored Links Between Unions And Freethought

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Little Kitten – The Checkout (Ep #3)

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The Checkout – Episode Two

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