Duping The American Public
America on Drugs - We Are Out of Control!
Over half of all American adults and children are taking at least one prescription drug. New disease and illness is being created at alarming rates by the pharmaceutical companies. It’s time to take back the responsibility for our own health and well being. Dr. Lanphier gives useful and practical suggestions on how to get your health back!
Who Does More Harm, Barry Bonds Or Drug Companies?
If Barry Bonds goes to prison for lying to a Grand Jury, then shouldn’t the same thing happen when politicians make promises to the American people and don’t keep them? Who does the most damage, Barry Bonds or our legislators? When a legislator takes campaign contributions from drug companies or any company whose income depends upon high profit problems being perpetuated, who does more harm, Barry Bonds or our legislators?
War On Truth: The Secret Battle for the American Mind
Corporate propaganda, in societies like ours, is delivered through advertising and public relations. Our public opinion on every issue is being controlled by influential, politically connected PR operatives with budgets that are nearly limitless.
The Doors of Perception: Why Americans Will Believe Almost Anything
It is a draining and on-going task to continually explain to people how most issues of conventional wisdom are scientifically rooted in the public consciousness by over a thousand media clips per day. This article provides just a little background on the handling of information in this country.
Pressure for success often lures researchers to fudge truth
University of Pittsburgh reproductive biologist Gerald P. Schatten found himself entwined in an investigation of scientific misbehavior along with a stem-cell research collaborator in South Korea.
How the Media Deceives You About Health Issues
How many times you've heard an evening news anchor spit out some variation on the phrase, "According to experts." It's a very common device that most of us hardly hear it anymore. But we do clue in on the "expert" part - the professor or doctor or watchdog group who tell us exactly what to think, whom to vote for, what to eat, and when to buy stock. And, unfortunately, most of the time, we actually trust them.
The FDA Stamps Out 2,500 Deformed Babies Like This Every Year
In 1991 the FDA flatly denied that a vitamin deficiency is responsible for these birth defects, then later declared in expert fashion that they had to protect the population at large from folic acid masking symptoms of a vitamin B12 deficiency and therefore could not take action. The thousands of malformed babies continued to be born.