Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

This blog is written by Canadian journalist Donna Laframboise. Posts appear Monday & Wednesday.

Protecting Society From ‘Science’

Scientific research, published in influential places, can change the world. For ill as well as for good.

November 4, 2019

The UVic, Susan Crockford Story Continues

Refuse to talk to the reporter. Afterward, accuse her of ‘multiple factual inaccuracies.’ Isn’t academia grand?

October 30, 2019

University Feels No Need to Explain: Crockford Story Part 2

The University of Victoria receives hundreds of millions of tax dollars, yet refused to answer a single question about the firing of Susan Crockford.

October 21, 2019

The Excommunication of Susan Crockford

Polar bear expert purged from the University of Victoria.

October 16, 2019

U of Victoria’s Speakers Bureau

Many of the talks being provided to the community are one-sided, activist, and controversial.

September 16, 2019

Australian Elites Equally Bonkers

The rural/urban divide is as pronounced in Australia as elsewhere.

May 15, 2019

The Splendid Peter Ridd Court Judgment

James Cook University took 28 separate actions against Professor Ridd. Each of them, including his termination, has been declared unlawful.

April 22, 2019

UN Thwarts Slum Schools – Part 2

UN committee rejects educational progress, refuses to respect the choices of the poor.

February 13, 2019

UN Thwarts Slum Schools – Part 1

Instructs UK to stop assisting parent-financed schools – under the guise of enforcing the International Convention on the Rights of the Child.

February 11, 2019

Harvard’s Social Justice Infection

‘Social justice’ is an extremist, left wing political analysis many consider repellent and infantile. It’s as though academics have no idea the rest of us think they’ve gone insane.

September 21, 2018

Yale: Social Justice Training Camp

Entities explicitly committed to social justice: Yale’s School of Nursing, School of Medicine, School of Public Health, School of Art, religious organizations.

September 19, 2018

The Nightmare on Campus

Reading Heather Mac Donald’s new book is like stepping into a bad dream.

September 17, 2018

School Homicides: More Unreliable Data

The average number of school-related homicides per year appears to be 33. The US Dept. of Education’s claim of ‘over 100’ in 2015-2016 should be treated with grave skepticism.

September 14, 2018