The limits of “THE” science of public health

By Yves Gingras Historian and sociologist of science, UQAM Le Devoir, January 17th, 2022 The announcement of Horacio Arruda’s resignation as Quebec’s National Director of Public Health provides an opportunity to revisit the many criticisms of “THE” science to highlight alleged mistakes made at various times over the past two years. While it is to […]

The Woke cancelled her article, now they want to cancel her

Welcome to Canada Shahdin Farsai! Farsai, a practicing lawyer since 2016, wrote a short, innocuous article suggesting recent British Columbia court directives asking for people’s gender pronouns amounted to compelled speech, endangered privacy rights and could prejudice the court in certain cases. The article was accepted for publication in the BC law magazine, The Advocate, […]

The New Puritans

from The Atlantic magazine Social codes are changing, in many ways for the better. But for those whose behavior doesn’t adapt fast enough to the new norms, judgment can be swift—and merciless. By Anne Applebaum Illustrations by Nicolas Ortega “…The Scarlet Letter. As readers of this classic American text know, the story begins after Hester […]

Censored by the American Humanist Association (AHA)

On August 11th, a list of ten questions was posted by Roy Speckardt (Executive Director AHA) on the American Humanist Association blog. « Signs You’re Being Co-Opted by the Far Right » On the 13th of August I posted the following comment: Roy, this list is, unfortunately, proof enough that you have been swept into […]