Archive for August 2020

Brendan O'Neill is a British columnist and the editor of Spiked Online, an internet magazine that focuses on politics, culture and society.  He is a columnist for The Australian ad London's The Big Issue, the latter being a a socially conscious street newspaper printed in four continents and serving as a source of income for the homeless. Brendan has also contributed to The Spectator, BBC News, The Christian Science Monitor, Salon and occasionally blogged for the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph. Earlier, he was a writer for British magazine Living Marxism.  He is the host of the Brendan O'Neill Show, a podcast aired on Spike's website Spiked-Online.com that investigates the left-right divide, failures of globalization and more recently the cancel and woke culture and the coronavirus pandemic.

Jim Gottstein is an attorney in Alaska, with a law degree from Harvard Law School who has been representing and advocating for sane psychiatric treatment for individuals diagnosed with a mental illness.  In 2002 he founded the Law Project for Psychiatric Rights to mount a strategic litigation campaign against forced psychiatric drugging and electroshock therapy.  The Project is committed to informing the public about the counterproductive and harmful effects of conventional psychiatric treatments.  He is the author of the book "The Zyprexa Papers" which recounts the story and first-hand account of corruption about one of the most prescribed psychiatric drugs for mental disorders. The drug's maker, Eli Lilly intentionally concealed that its top selling drug caused diabetes and other life-shortening metabolic conditions; it also illegally promoted Zyprexa on children and the elderly.  Upon receipt of documents, Eli Lilly threatened Jim with criminal contempt charges. More about the Zyprexa Papers can be found at TheZyprexaPapers.com, and the website for the Law Project for Psychiatric Rights is  PsychRights.org


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