Food
Why it's impossible to not actually be a cannibal

Dr Steve Stankevicius refutes the contention that it is impossible to be vegetarian because all ...  
Letter from the rubble of a Salon article

Steve Stankevicius published an article on Salon.com, only for the editors to distort what he said ...  
Why the New-Atheists should become the New-Vegans

The best available evidence currently shows that eating meat and animal products is bad for ...  
The Great 2015 Ham and Bacon Panic

Oh no! Now ham and bacon are going to kill us all. Nicole Scott, the daughter of a fine upstanding ...  
The sorry state of our children's nutrition education

Many Australian schools are falling short in providing appropriate food and nutrition education to ...  
Global water woes: Australia's looming water crisis

With the world facing a 40% water shortfall by 2030 threatening Australia's food and water secu ...  
Think For Yourself: Diets

IA critical thinker, John Turnbull, takes a look at the multi-million dollar weight loss industry ...  
Shop Small! The duopoly of Woolworths and Coles is killing small business

If the Americans are screaming blue murder because Wal-Mart and its competitors have 23 per cent ...  
Raising and extending the GST: Another brilliant Coalition plan for families

In another move sure to thrill Coalition candidates in marginal Queensland and NSW seats, moves ...  
Respect for farmers and a fair price for food

We are awestruck by writers, politicians and B-grade celebrities, writes Sophie Love, yet farmers ...  
Think for Yourself: Vitamins

Resident IA critical thinker John Turnbull takes a look the multi-billion dollar vitamin industry ...  
As Australian as ‘spag bog’ and ‘special fried rice’

Jetsetting Raffaele Piccolo has been overseas recently, which has made him think about the true ...  
Penfolds Grange: Australian icon

Penfolds Grange was the wine at the centre of the scandal that saw the end of Barry O'Farrell; it ...  
'Personal responsibility' won't solve Australia's obesity crisis

The argument for personal responsibility as the obesity solution falls down pretty quickly when we ...  
Food waste and hunger side-by-side

Up to half of all the food produced in the world each year never makes it to a plate, but ends up ...  
Think for Yourself: Aspartame

In the first of a new series examining popular misconceptions, myths and conspiracy theories, John ...  
The Great Theme Park Scam

While Sydney’s new Wet ’n Wild is getting media brickbats daily, the established Gold Coast ...  
The humble gardener’s revolution

Instead of trying to control nature, how about a system of farming that works with nature? Dr ...  

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