Activism


Brett Hermes
The Merseyside Skeptics Society have a posting up that explains what is happening with Britt Hermes (pictured above) … You may know that Britt Hermes, who is an international skeptical campaigner about naturopathy, and former speaker at our QED conference. You may not be aware, however, that Britt is currently […]

Britt Hermes needs your help


Teaching staff respond to Heartland propaganda
Back in 2015 the Heartland Climate Denying right-wing think tank created a piece of grossly misleading propaganda entitled “Why Scientists Disagree about Global Warming.”. It is promoted with the following claim … Rather than rely exclusively on United Nation’s IPCC for scientific advice, policymakers should seek out advice from independent, nongovernment […]

Update: #Climate Denial Propaganda: “Why Scientists Disagree about Global Warming.”


vaccines
From last August there is a great Canadian article that lays out a good way to effectively communicate to people who have serious doubts about vaccines. It is worth reading in full, but since they have proposed seven steps, I’d like to chime on and comment on each myself. There […]

How do you persuade an Anti-Vaxer to change their mind?





gay wedding cake 2
A legal case that has been trundling its way through the US system has finally reached the US supreme court and had a hearing last Tuesday (5th Dec). The essence of this concerns a couple named Mr Mullins and Mr Craig, pictured above, who went into the Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, near […]

High-Profile Gay Wedding cake case at the US Supreme court