Health

The racist roots of the French FGM crusade

France’s anti-FGM campaign was the product of an immigrant-bashing time.

19 February 2015

The tyranny of health Down Under

Australia is leading the way in public-health authoritarianism.

17 February 2015

The madness of the war on e-cigs

Corruption and distorted facts are driving the clampdown on vaping.

5 February 2015

The FGM showtrial: this case should never have come to court

The trial that exposed how unhinged anti-FGM crusading has become.

3 February 2015

Ebola: showing up the fearmongers

After their shocking response to ebola, it’s time WHO broke up.

19 January 2015

Health zealots have taken over the asylum

Plans to ban smoking in a mental-health facility reek of illiberal cruelty.

7 January 2015

Egg freezing won’t solve our childcare problem

Women's career-or-family dilemma demands more than a technological solution.

10 December 2014

Ignore the ‘plague’ panic – mankind is beating AIDS

We have pretty much tamed the AIDS virus. So why won’t we celebrate?