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Sep 05 2015
Almost everyone believes the following: Vaccines are a good and necessary part of medicine.
Some people, and more people every day, believe this, too: Those who don't believe in the virtues of vaccines — anti-vaxxers — are ignorant and dangerous lunatics, possibly evil.
I spent most of my life believing that. During my early 20s, I lived in the skeptic blogosphere, a mid-2000sVox
Jan 11 2021
Some of the entries in our 2021 predictions package proved gloomily prescient this week as a mob stormed the Capitol, incited by Trump’s baseless claims that he won the election.
“A lot of America slipped into conspiracy thinking during this pandemic, and they got there from yoga Instagrams and NFL forums and private church choir Facebook groups that were systematically invaded by QAnonNieman Lab
Jun 01 2022
Fox News’ Laura Ingraham used her latest monologue to argue that marijuana is to blame for America’s problem with mass shootings.
The Fox host focused her Tuesday night show on the Uvalde shooting and the warning signs from the shooter who killed 19 children and 2 adults at Robb Elementary School. As Ingraham discussed the commonalities between mass shootings in the United States, sheMediaite
Feb 23 2022
2022 has not started off well for Joe Rogan — even before the headline-grabbing Spotify controversy that has made him a perhaps unwitting figurehead for extremist rhetoric. First, hundreds of health experts complained that he was frequently spreading Covid-19 misinformation through his massively popular podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience. Then a jaw-dropping compilation video of Rogan sayingVox
Jan 28 2022
Kerry Dingle is a mother of two. She thinks masks should be optional for kids in schools and child care. And that makes her feel pretty lonely in Silver Spring, Md.
"As soon as you question 'Is it a good idea to put a 2-year-old in a mask all day?' you're suddenly a psychotic, anti-vax right-winger," she says. "Which really couldn't be further from the truth."
Dingle says sheNPR (Online News)
Sep 18 2021
Simone Gold is one of the Capitol insurrection defendants being celebrated at a scheduled “Justice for J6” rally in DC on Saturday as a “political prisoner” by the pro-Trump rally organizers. But the controversial doctor and lawyer won’t be able to make the event, which has law enforcement girding for possible violence. Like many of the people arrested for allegedly storming the US Capitol onMother Jones
Sep 04 2021
Some nurses are choosing to be fired rather than get vaccinated against COVID-19 as hospital systems and localities mandate vaccines.
In Virginia, a group of 20 people, mostly nurses, protested outside Winchester Medical Center after the hospitals' parent company, Valley Health, mandated vaccinations for healthcare workers, The Washington Post reported.
"NO FORCED VACCINATIONInsider
Sep 07 2021
Ivermectin was all over the news this weekend.
Some accused media outlets such as NPR (Center) of peddling misinformation after the media outlet framed ivermectin as a treatment meant for cows, when it also has uses in humans after podcaster Joe Rogan said he took the drug after coming down with COVID-19. Meanwhile, media outlets such as Rolling Stone (Left), MSNBC (Left), andJulie Mastrine