A Charming Falsehood

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. Read more.

Is Stewart Brand the New Ian Plimer?

Despite challenging the environmental movement to admit when it gets things wrong, he seems unable to do so himself. Read more.

Correspondence with Stewart Brand

Here are the emails Stewart Brand and I have sent to each other Read more.

Sending Off the Ref

The government’s disastrous new deregulation programme means that the poor will be fouled by the rich. Read more.

Politically Transmitted Disease

Rising rates of teen pregnancy and STDs in the United States are the result of programmes intended to stamp them out. Read more.

Help Addicts, But Lock Up the Casual Users of Cocaine

The UN’s proposal for decriminalisation is senseless and destructive Read more.

The Great Consolidation

What more can the government shut down? Oh yes, doctors’ surgeries. Read more.

The Patient Stalkers

Beware of privatisation schemes dressed up as customer choice. Read more.


Religious conservatives are responsible for high abortion rates Read more.

The Fat Cats Protection League

Wherever you hear the words “free market”, you’ll find massive state handouts to corporations Read more.

Not What It Says on the Tin

Even in the rich nations, the babymilk manufacturers are undermining breastfeeding Read more.

Breast Beating

The G8 has the interests of the rest of the world at heart – until they conflict with its own. Read more.

Willy Loman Syndrome

Young people are being torn apart by the gulf between expectation and reality. Is it any wonder that rates of mental illness are rising? Read more.

Passive Driving

Why are we still exposed to pollution that kills 39,000 a year? Read more.

The Patient is Dying

The Labour Party has 24 hours to save the National Health Service Read more.

A Challenge to the Chancellor

Refute these charges, or admit that the private finance initiative is built on fraud and false accounting Read more.

Bleeding Us Dry

Money is being siphoned out of our new hospitals before they receive a single patient Read more.

Mad Cows Are Back

Mark Purdey’s explanation of the origins of BSE is gathering weight Read more.

No Blood Please, We’re British

Older mothers have been judged an offence against Nature Read more.

The ministry that hides from truth

Gulf war veterans deserve better treatment and we need honesty. Read more.