Defending freedom of thought and dissent against attacks by Pharisees

Atlas Monitor | 16 July 2016 Siouxsie Wiles is a glow-worm studying microbiologist whose wailing dogmatic scientism  can be read from time to time at the website The Spinoff. From her attack dog-bullhorn column she sics on anyone who dares question conventional scientific wisdom particularly when it comes to so-called “medical orthodoxy” i.e. the vaccine-pharmaceutical model for medicine. She…

Scotland faces prospect of 2nd referendum

Atlas Monitor | 25 June 2015   Scotland faces the prospect of a second referendum on independence from the UK if it is to stay in the European Union. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed that a second referendum is on the table. Sturgeon said it was a ‘democratic outrage’ that Scotland would be forced…

Trump versus Clinton: the “liberal” bias in academia writ large

Atlas Monitor | 11 June 2016 Two posts were published recently on the University of Auckland’s Political Studies department blog Pacific Outlier that illustrate the pseudo-liberal bias in academia and in particular the social sciences. The views expressed in the articles demonstrate the susceptibility to popular memes with presumably left-leaning scholars that manifest as political…