Tag Archives: Bailey

END OF 00s: The decade circumcision without consent gained a new lease on life

(I was going to do an end of year round up type thing. But I think we’ve covered the big stories except for the latest non-sense out of the circumcision camp claiming women just love a circumcised penis. The absurdity … Continue reading

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CDC inaccurately reports data, pushes circumcision

The CDC has issued its latest white paper on circumcision and HIV. The inaccuracies and implausible conclusions show heavy lobbying by pro-circumcision forces working in concert to push their agenda on a governmental public health agency. Let’s take the white … Continue reading

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NOTEBOOK: The Intellectual Elite vs The Rest of Us, 41 countries living longer than Americans

Why are people of greater education more accepting of circumcision? Why is it that the argument over circumcision tends to be between circumcised men in circumcising countries? Isn’t this an argument largely between the circumcised? Why is the impact of … Continue reading

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Talbott’s Theory Gets Reinforcements

Or Talbott’s Research Grows Legs … Halperin, Gray, Bailey and Auvert (have I missed anyone?) may scoff, but Zimbabwe shows the signs of Talbott’s theory [html, pdf]  in action albeit imposed by forces outside of Western aid agencies. Zimbabwe has … Continue reading

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Scientific Fraud and Systemic Barriers to Wider Research

Recently, a very instructive article by Dr. David Goodstein, a Vice Provost at the California Institute of Technology (aka Caltech), was brought to my attention on the topic of scientific fraud. I found the article to be extremely interesting and … Continue reading

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