Chemical Weapons

How the Video ’10 Worrying Facts About Genetically Modified Food’ Misled Its Viewers

May 10, 2014 // 6 Comments

The video ’10 Worrying Facts About Genetically Modified Foods’ is a prime example of why we should be ridiculing the vast majority of people opposed to genetic engineering instead of listening to their purposely uneducated and uninformed views on the technology. Most of the “facts” contained in this video are trivial to counter and often are not about the technology at all. For example, one states that a scientist had their family threatened if they were to release research that showed [...]

No, The British Government Did Not Sell Chemical Weapons to Syria

September 22, 2013 // 12 Comments

By: Myles Power Edited by: Peter On 21st August 2013, the nerve agent Sarin was used during the Syrian civil war. Hundreds were killed in the attacks – all of which took place over a short span of time in the disputed areas of the Ghouta suburbs of the Markaz Rif Dimashq district. This was the first time that chemical weapons had been used in the twenty first century and goaded attention from the worldwide community. The United Nations investigated the attacks over three weeks and [...]