The Evil of Coerced Medicine

The Evil of Coerced Medicine

Opinion | In their understandable enthusiasm to roll out the novel covid vaccines as widely and quickly as possible in early 2021, the public health establishment succumbed to two dangerous temptations: Propaganda and coercion. That their approach deployed these with the common good in mind (achieving herd immunity) and with good intentions (ending the pandemic as […]

Hippocratic vs. Technocratic Medicine

Hippocratic vs. Technocratic Medicine

Opinion | Many of our technocrats seem undeterred by the failure of public health policies and associated new technologies to mitigate the COVID pandemic. Consider, for example, Pfizer’s and Moderna’s mRNA vaccines. How successful was this technology in its first large-scale trial run in humans? A useful metric to cut through a lot of statistical noise […]

The Battle for Control of Your Mind

The Battle for Control of Your Mind

In his classic dystopian novel 1984, George Orwell famously wrote, “If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—for ever.” This striking image served as a potent symbol for totalitarianism in the 20th Century. But as Caylan Ford recently observed, with the advent of digital health passports in the emerging […]

FDA to Release Pfizer Data, But the Devil Could Be in the Details

FDA to Release Pfizer Data, But the Devil  Could Be in the Details

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asked a Federal Court Judge to allow the agency 75 years to release all the data upon which it licensed Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine (Comirnaty). Earlier this month the FDA’s request was rejected. The drug regulator had originally stated that it could only produce 500 pages per […]

Universities Face Lawsuits Over Policies That Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine

Universities Face Lawsuits Over Policies That Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine

Michigan State college has to answer in court for its new COVID-19 vaccination mandate that does not exempt individuals who have acquired natural immunity to the SARS-CoV-2 virus after recovering from the infection. The federal class action lawsuit filed by New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) on behalf of a school employee, who was subject to […]

Doctors Refuse to Provide Care for Unvaccinated COVID Patients

Doctors Refuse to Provide Care for Unvaccinated COVID Patients

Doctors throughout the United States are refusing to treat patients, even seriously ill patients, who have not received the COVID-19 vaccine.1 2 This comes at a time when there are a rising number of COVID-19 Delta variant cases occurring throughout the United States, with some hospitals in certain states being overwhelmed by the new cases.3 […]