I got two rather bemusing emails today. The first was the party’s official line on what our reaction to the Science and Technology Select Committee’s report on homeopathy is. The second one was to inform me that, five hours later, it has been rescinded. I can see why. The line (and this is not a… Continue reading What the Lib Dem policy on homeopathy is not
Homeopaths resort to legal action to cure all headaches
A few weeks ago, the political blogosphere united to condemn the actions of Alisher Usmanov and his lawyers for attempting to shut down Craig Murray’s blog. We were right to do so; what made Usmanov’s actions particularly reprehensible was the way he used the law to intimidate Murray’s hosting company while cowardly avoiding a fight… Continue reading Homeopaths resort to legal action to cure all headaches
Barefoot Doctor: that Dawkins cat is so uncool, y’dig?
Stephen “Barefoot Doctor” Russell has done a piece for the Guardian today, dissing Richard Dawkins’ C4 documentary The Enemies of Reason. It’s pretty thin fare. Basically, Dawkins is “so last century” and if alternative medicine can be put down the the Placebo effect, so what? It works, doesn’t it? If this is the best the… Continue reading Barefoot Doctor: that Dawkins cat is so uncool, y’dig?