Is life extension science an astonishing promise or an astonishing threat? Or both?
How the media gives Big Tobacco everything it wants.
Why do we transfer the real health risks inflicted by coal onto nuclear energy?
Who killed the plan for cigarettes to be sold only in plain packets?
Could an astonishing explanation for the rise and fall of violent crime be correct?
The evidence linking Alzheimer’s disease to the food industry is strong and growing.
Why have successive governments been waging war on one of the world’s best health systems?
The level of excess winter deaths in the UK is higher than Siberia’s. This is why.
While pressing Stewart Brand to admit he was wrong, it seems that I might have stumbled across a new tactic in the corporate propaganda war.
Despite challenging the environmental movement to admit when it gets things wrong, he seems unable to do so himself.
Here are the emails Stewart Brand and I have sent to each other
The government’s disastrous new deregulation programme means that the poor will be fouled by the rich.
Rising rates of teen pregnancy and STDs in the United States are the result of programmes intended to stamp them out.
The UN’s proposal for decriminalisation is senseless and destructive
What more can the government shut down? Oh yes, doctors’ surgeries.
Beware of privatisation schemes dressed up as customer choice.
Religious conservatives are responsible for high abortion rates
Wherever you hear the words “free market”, you’ll find massive state handouts to corporations
Even in the rich nations, the babymilk manufacturers are undermining breastfeeding
The G8 has the interests of the rest of the world at heart – until they conflict with its own.