Category: campaigns

It’s not been a good week for Sally Morgan, otherwise known as Britain’s best loved psychic. A video has emerged where skeptic campaigner Mark Tilbrook is confronted by Sally’s husband and tour manager John Morgan, and later her son-in-law and tour manager Daren. If you are going to watch the video below then brace yourself, it’s pretty nasty …

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Posted on: October 11, 2014 | Author: Tom

Liverpool is in the midst of a measles outbreak. Worryingly, there are currently over 7,000 unvaccinated under 5s on Merseyside. This prompted ITV’s “Tonight” show to film a special entitled “Are your kids contagious?”. The details of the program are available here. Overall, I was very impressed with the show. Right from the start, it …

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Posted on: April 18, 2012 | Author: Tom

Here in the UK, we are being given an historic opportunity to vote in a referendum on the Alternative Vote (AV) this Thursday, May 5th. It will decide how our MPs are elected in future, and the result will determine whether they are elected with AV or if First Past The Post (FPTP) is retained. …

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Posted on: May 3, 2011 | Author: Tom
Categories: campaigns politics

Whilst out and about in Liverpool today, I spied a few much-anticipated adverts for the BHA’s Census Campaign on the sides of a few buses. It’s always great to see humanist causes championed, but immediately I noticed something wrong. Rather than the snappy, humorous phrase on their website: If you’re not religious, for God’s sake …

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Posted on: March 5, 2011 | Author: Tom
Categories: campaigns humanism

In the latest move in their campaign against the quackery of homeopathy, 10:23 have announced their plans for next year: a global “overdose” of homeopathic products, scheduled for February. This will follow up the original overdose event from last year, which saw around 400 people take part in a somewhat spontaneous worldwide ‘overdose’, intended to …

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Posted on: December 1, 2010 | Author: Tom
Categories: campaigns homeopathy

The good BHA (the British Humanist Association) are campaigning for a change in next year’s national census. The problem? The question “What is your religion?” leads to a very distorted picture of the state of religion in the UK. As the BHA explain on their website, asking “What is your religion?” implies that you DO …

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Posted on: October 13, 2010 | Author: Tom
Categories: campaigns humanism