Tag: Vaccines

The Work of Factions and the Pandemic’s Political Collapse

Maximilian C. Forte , July 11th, 2022

We are now facing a regime that is losing, is aware that it is losing, and wants at all costs to survive even if it means damning everyone…


The Collapse of the Canadian University and the Rise of the Church of Covid

Maximilian C. Forte , July 4th, 2022

February of 2022 was a particularly dark month, both in Quebec and in Canada generally. In Quebec, we had the expansion of the use of “vaccine passports” to…


Day 3 of A Citizens’ Hearing: Examining Canada’s Covid Response

Maximilian C. Forte , July 1st, 2022

The final day of hearings focused on family law in the context of courts that simply uphold, without any question, state doctrine on the Covid so-called “vaccines” and…


Day 2 of A Citizens’ Hearing: Examining Canada’s Covid Response

Maximilian C. Forte , June 29th, 2022

The Citizens’ Hearing is, “an independent inquiry into Canada’s response to Covid-19. We will hear evidence from scientists, legal experts, and healthcare providers, as well as test…


Day 1 of A Citizens’ Hearing: Examining Canada’s Covid Response

Maximilian C. Forte , June 27th, 2022

From Wednesday, June 22, through Friday, June 24, 2022, a combined effort by the Canadian Covid Care Alliance and Fearless Canada, brought three full days of testimonies that were stre…


Understanding Covid Vaccine Resistance

Rebecca_Irons , January 19th, 2022

Sheba Mohammid and Daniel Miller Right now, Trinidad and Tobago are suffering amongst the highest death rate from Covid in the world. As small islands, everyone seems to…

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“Stop the Shot”: Resistance through Science, Religion, and Law

Maximilian C. Forte , August 20th, 2021

On August 4, an interesting event took place: “Stop the Shot”. This was a video press conference organized by the Truth for Health Foundation in the US, which…


Scepticism fuelled by fake news threatens Africa’s vaccination drive

Chikezie E. Uzuegbunam , August 2nd, 2021

Vaccine nationalism and vaccine imperialism are posing a major challenge to the progress of mass vaccination in most countries across Africa. These countries are struggling to secure enough…

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The Pandemic Narrative and the War Against the People: Day 2 of an Online Interdisciplinary Symposium

Maximilian C. Forte , August 1st, 2021

Friday, July 30, 2021 was Day #2 of an online international and interdisciplinary symposium organized by Doctors for Covid Ethics (see the report for Day #1). The symposium…


The False Pandemic and the Great Reset: Day 1 of an Online Interdisciplinary Symposium

Maximilian C. Forte , July 30th, 2021

A brief note before the main content for this report: since last publishing to this site I have been occupied with preparing a long and detailed series of…


Caring for home: The failures of vaccine nationalism, or, Why the pandemic will not be over soon by Luisa Madrigal

Luisa Madrigal , May 18th, 2021

Para español aquí. It was one of those early spring evenings where the sun was warm and the air fresh. My friends and I were at the park,…


Situating COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Tanzania by Thomas Nyalile

Tom Nyalile , April 29th, 2021

In early February 2021, Tanzanian Health Minister Dorothy Gwajima announced that the Tanzanian government would not partake in COVID-19 vaccination campaigns—“we are not yet satisfied that those vacc…


How a legacy of colonialism hinders vaccination efforts in Indigenous communities

Guest Contributor , April 17th, 2021

By Soham Govande Today, hopes are held high that the COVID-19 vaccine will gradually bring an end to the pandemic. Due to systemic health disparities, disadvantaged groups such…


The scientific entrepreneur as hero: from Arrowsmith to the covid-19 vaccines by Ilana Löwy

Ilana Löwy , January 29th, 2021

Cover Arrowsmith, Pocket Books, 1944 Edition Sinclair Lewis’s novel Arrowsmith, published in 1925 to critical and public acclaim (the book was awarded the Pulitzer prize, although Lewis refus…


Science Skepticism as a Veneer for Nationalistic Humor by Veronica Davidov

Veronica Davidov , September 3rd, 2020

Recently we saw a splash of headlines about the Russian Covid-19 vaccine, as Russia became the first country to register a vaccine and governmental officials shared plans for…


Standards and urgency in times of pandemics: hydroxychloroquine as a pharmaceutical and political artefact by Manuel Campinas

Manuel Campinas , September 1st, 2020

Separated by two meters of water from the crowd, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, infected by COVID-19 and wearing his mask, rallied up his supporters, “If by chance your…


Immunity and (Anti-)Vaccination: Histories, Metaphors, Theories – A Syllabus by Travis Chi Wing Lau

Travis Chi Wing Lau , February 13th, 2019

The natural body meets the body politic in the act of vaccination, where a single needle penetrates both. – Eula Biss, On Immunity  In recent years, outbreaks of highly…


Web Roundup: Public Health by Lily Shapiro

Lily Shapiro , October 31st, 2016

I assume everyone is, like me, tired of (and stressed out about) the US election, so let’s take a break from that to take a quick look around…


Storage and stockpiling as techniques of preparedness: Managing the bottlenecks of flu pandemics by Frédéric Keck

Frédéric Keck , June 15th, 2016

In the last twenty years, influenza has been considered by global health experts as a model for the emergence of new pathogens from animal reservoirs. In the logic…


When Risk, Doubt, and Difference Converge: A Review Essay by Elizabeth Lewis

Elizabeth Lewis , April 7th, 2016

On Immunity: An Inoculation By Eula Biss Graywolf Press, 2014, 205 pp. The End of Normal: Identity in a Biocultural Era By Lennard J. Davis University of Michigan…