The Trump Administration Has Reportedly Banned the CDC From Using Words Such as 'Transgender' and 'Fetus' [Update]

In its signature dictatorship[REDACTED] authoritarian preference of democratic governing style, the Trump administration has reportedly banned the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from using seven words in their budget documents. The words are: “entitlement,” “diversity,” “transgender,” “fetus,”…

Congressional Committee Votes to Give Charlie Gard and Parents Permanent Residence in the US

Charlie Gard, the terminally ill baby whose parents have been fighting to keep him on life support, will be headed to the US for experimental treatment. A special committee has taken the first steps towards granting Charlie and his parents permanent residency in America, which could sidestep a UK court’s ruling to…

Wellness, Womanhood, and the West: How Goop Profits From Endless Illness

Since Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop launched in 2008, the site has earned its reputation as the internet’s kooky rich aunt. From detoxes to cleanses; vitamins to clean food; vaginal eggs to vaginal steaming and recurring features by a self-described “Medical Medium” (a man who diagnoses disease via spirit guidance), Goop has…