The Pandemic of Control

 

I have spent a week and dozens of hours researching every single sentence in this article. It is longer than usual but may be the most eye-opening thing I’ve ever written…

 

WHEN I was a television reporter in the late 1990’s, I broke one of the biggest stories that year—or at least, I thought it would be. Dr. Stephen Genuis had revealed that condoms did not stop the spread of Human Papillomavirus (HPV), which can lead to cancer. At that time, HIV and AIDs were huge in the headlines as was the concerted effort to push condoms on teenagers. Aside from the moral dangers (which of course, everyone ignored), no one was aware of this new threat. Instead, widespread ad campaigns announced that condoms promised “safe sex.” Continue reading