Untelligent people are easily exploited by activists and lawyers.
Pt 3 of the Insignificant Trilogy. Green activists are controlling policy debates by denying other voices in stakeholder dialogue.
A wave of anti-vaxx, pro-organic, alternative medicine populists are leading us over a cliff.
How could a band of 50 activists manage to handcuff EU policy, destroy trust in science and affect the lives of 12 million EU farmers?
How did we ever get to the madness of a hazard-based precautionary policy approach? Through those relentless possibilists.
When the activist bully bullshit hits the fan, how should we react? Three case studies.
Isogluphosphate is not dangerous. Banning it will devastate EU snack production.
Junck-science: the art of creating scientific disagreement so that undesired evidence and facts can be ignored and kept out of the policy process for as long as possible.
My Top 10 Stupidest Moments of 2016. How I wish 2017 would be reasonable.
Stupid can win if it is clever. NGOs have developed an Activist Playbook – a means to take stupid ideas and strategically implement a campaign to successfully affect policy.
Trump took advantage of social media to create a view of the world that could be sold to a large audience. As we drift deeper into the Age of Stupid, we need to quickly adapt to this communications technology.
Site update reblog from last December into how eco-fundamentalism has grown into a full religion. We often see how environmental zealots use emotion to spread fear.