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October 7, 2013Jason Erb on Truth Frequency Radio interviews Henry H. Bauer.

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This is a review of AIDS headlines in the San Francisco Chronicle from 1981 to 1986. Effective public criticism of AIDS has focused almost entirely on the dubious science. The focus here is on the dubious media.


August 25, 2013Jason Erb on Truth Frequency Radio interviews Peter Duesberg.




Desire Rover, on Netherlands Radio Argusoog, interviews RA President David Crowe: "The amazing  science of HIV/AIDS, how the whole world has been hoodwinked since the 1980s. HIV has never been isolated, it has nothing to do with sex, we have been lied to about everything."

Christl Meyer

Let theories die instead of humans! 

August 2012Patrick Timpone interviews biologist and researcher Christl Meyer, who  provides scientific evidence that HIV does not exist as an exogenous virus and that the various definitions of “AIDS” are non specific, that the alleged syndrome is in fact a cluster of old familiar diseases and is not a disease of it's own.

Texas A&M

A pilot study of long-term nonprogressors

June 2012 — Professor of Health Education at Texas A&M University Patricia Goodson
will lead a study to examine the factors involved in making the decision not to take HAART
or to discontinue its use.  Anyone interested in participating in this study should go HERE or HERE.

Oppression Unlimited

Oppression Unlimited

In production, a new film by Nicole Zwiren: "A routine HIV test given to Cornelius complicates his relationship with his lover and with the AIDS establishment.  The true story of Cornelius, given a death sentence for being 'HIV Positive' at the young age of 19. The documentary explores the ideas about AIDS that are often suppressed." Help support the production HERE.


The cover story for the March-April 2012 issue of Nexus Magazine is titled SIDA-GATE (AIDS-GATE). Even if you don't read French, peruse it anyway. The illustrations are priceless. You can see that they have the whole story as to what is going on. Classic photos of Gallo/Heckler, Duesberg, and a photo lineup of leading dissenters, analysis of the tests (positive here/negative there), Africa analysis,the 'super HIV' cartoon, etc. Download a PDF of the article HERE.

KBOO radio interview with David Crowe
October, 2011 —  On KBOO FM radio in Portland, Oregon, Rebecca Nay interviewed RA President David Crowe.


George Whitehurst Berry
August, 2011 —  Interviews on the AIDS Scam: 32 interviews conducted by economist George Whitehurst-Berry on his Crash! Are You Ready? broadcast, including interviews with Celia Farber, Peter Duesberg, Henry BauerRoberto Giraldo, Dr. Charles Geshekter, and Dr. David Rasnick.


The Science of Panic
May, 2011 —  The Science of Panic, A documentary by Isabel Otaduy Sömme and Patrizia Monzani, with Arantxa Martinez: "Did you know that many HIV positive people are living healthy lives, well without any medication, for many years? We discovered many other things that you probably don't know and you possibly would like to know."


Luc Montqagnier
April, 2011 —  HIV co-discoverer Luc Montagnier's extended House of Numbers interview"I believe we can be exposed to HIV many times without being chronically infected, our immune system will get rid of the virus within a few weeks, if you have a good immune system."

Maria Grazia Gonzalez Polar
January 19, 2011 —  RA president David Crowe and Terry Michael interview Maria Grazia Gonzalez Polar, founder of  Monarcas Peru, discussing the "Truth about AIDS" conference recently held in Lima.

WHO Radio Iowa
November 22, 2010 —  Radio host Jan Mickelson interviews RA President David Crowe in a wide ranging discussion of HIV testing, the history of HIV/AIDS, and the documentary House of Numbers. Listen to the MP3 interview HERE.

Ed Asner
Ed Asner: "I hope this documentary will help spur people to think, to research more, to question, that is always a great result of anything we do, if we cause people to question."
Download the documentary, Denialism, The Death of AIDS or purchase the DVD featuring a full interview with acclaimed actor Ed Asner.

House of Numbers

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Lew Rockwell 
Lew Rockwell interviews Brent Leung, director of the documentary film House of Numbers.

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Forgotten News
1986AIDS Treatment News reports on a conference gathering practitioners of effective, natural, non-toxic, side-effect free treatments for AIDS:  "Robert McFarland, who had most AIDS symptoms and was bedridden for two years, prepared himself to die in 1982. But instead he began treating himself nutritionally, and has been active and doing well since 1984."

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Goodbye AIDS The French edition of Science Sold Out
by Rebecca Culshaw
Goodbye AIDS Goodbye AIDS
by Maria Papagiannidou St-Pierre
Ten Lies about AIDS Ten Lies About AIDS
by Etienne De Harven, M.D.
and Jean-Claude Roussez

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Janine Roberts at book launch
May 19, 2009 —  Maria Papagiannidou, author of Goodbye AIDS!, and her husband are interviewed on the Greek televisinn channel Alter. She explains the unreliability of the tests for HIV and the toxicity of HIV drugs.

April 2009 — RA board member Etienne de Harven is interviewed on Belgian television concerning his new book, Ten Lies About AIDS.

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November 2013 — "The Gutierrez case has the potential to remap the landscape of HIV testing and prosecution in the United States military. With any luck, we will soon see the end of HIV test results being used as a basis to convict a serviceman for aggravated assault."


September 2013Joan Shenton has announced the launch of a new version of the Immunity Resource Foundation website, which now includes a blog and a news page and welcomes contributions. Mo Aziz — of vitamin D "Prescribing Sunshine" fame — will be co-administrator of the new site. The site includes many videos and full downloadable PDF archives of Continuum magazine.

These three subjects have these things in common:
  • No one can produce an authentic specimen.
  • All the evidence for their existence is anecdotal and based on human testimony.
  • Dedicated and ingenious quests have failed to locate an authentic specimen.
  • Nevertheless, their existence is attested by a cult of true believers.

Continue reading...

DATE: June 10, 2013
FROM: Helen Lauer, Ph.D.
TO: BBC World Service
SUBJECT: HIV analysis using electron microscopy
Dear Worldservice,

This morning May 31, 2013, I listened with great attention to the interesting segment on HIV detection and analysis using electron microscopy in your Science in Action programme. I was surprised however to realise that your interviewee failed to reveal the actual scientific state of opinion about the application of electron microscopy to HIV analysis...

Yours loyally,

H. Lauer, Ph.D.
University of Ghana        Continue Reading...

baby_rico_003.jpgMay 7, 2013, Austin Daily HeraldJudge rules: Baby Rico staying with parents

A reader's comment: "The bond between mother and child is biologically the most intimate between any two humans and is the most important for the life of humans...How can anybody justify to interfere with force a mother to treat her baby with a DNA chain-terminator developed for the sole purpose to kill human cells for chemo-therapy?"

Add your comment HERE.

John and Rico“You have to understand the culture here,” Steve Nagel said yesterday, after the trial. “These people are bullies. they are medium fish in a small pond. they expect it to go their way. The judge is used to always being elected. There’s nothing here, a car goes by every ten minutes that’s what’s happening here.


A far too rare, fair-minded mainstream report on the fate of Baby Rico
Mower Co. Family Fights For Custody Of HIV-Positive Infant, CBS Minnesota

Radio Free Rico: "It has been the most astonishing week, experiencing the enormous reaction from around the world to the plight of little Rico Martinez Nagel, in what seems to be the death-throes of the rogue AIDS machine."

Stricken Heroine Rethinkers Died from Toxic Drugs, Not AIDS
Christine Maggiore, Karri Stokely, Maria Papagiannidou

by Martin K. Barnes and Torsten Engelbrecht

The evidence is clear that Christine, Maria, Karri were NOT killed by 'HIV' or by AIDS, but 'HIV+' should not be routinely ignored as always meaningless, though it may well be caused by vaccination, pregnancy, African ancestry, or other non-health-threatening condition. We urge current clinical practitioners to become informed of the increasing body of research showing serious dangers of long term use of anti-viral medication. Read more...

christian_fiala_003.jpgJanuary 2013An interview with Dr. Christian Fiala, excerpted from the film Positively False: Birth of a Heresy.

" indicates that science has turned into something like a religion, where opinions are perceived to be a threat if they don't follow the currently held beliefs and if they don't represent political correctness. So what we need to understand is that science is not truth, it is one system, one belief system that helps us to understand reality, and like any other belief system, it has mistakes and we need to understand the functioning and try to make the best out of it, without taking it for the absolute truth."
Celia FarberAn interview with Celia Farber, excerpted from the film Positively False: Birth of a Heresy.

"...What we are up against is a gargantuan, multi-billion dollar infrastructure...but you have to just be Sisyphus, and keep pushing the rock up the hill, and letting it roll down again...there's no other choice, the only other option is to just turn around and walk away, but we obviously know what we know, so it's too late to do that."
Jad AdamsAn interview with Jad Adams, excerpted from the film Positively False: Birth of a Heresy.

"...What it all boiled down to in the end was two men in a room, deciding what history was. As a historian, that is really offensive...It was not actually what had happened, it was horse-trading about what they  could agree had happened, for political reasons."
neville_hodgkinson_003.jpgAn interview with Neville Hodgkinson, excerpted from the film Positively False: Birth of a Heresy.

"...if you're told that you are HIV-positive, it's a most terrible witch-doctor's bone being pointed at you, and often the curse of being told that you are HIV-positive has killed in itself because people give up and die."
Eleni EleopulosAn interview with Perth Group members Eleni Eleopulos and Dr. Val Turner, excerpted from the film Positively False: Birth of a Heresy.

"...HIV has never been isolated. Each assumption has been postulated only by indirect means...Every single prediction of the HIV theory has failed...There is no way to test for HIV, because all of the tests are based on indirect markers, none of which have been validated..."


Press Release September 12, 2012
Journalist Celia Farber Files Appeal in Libel Case Against Richard Jefferys in New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division
farber_appeal.jpgBy persisting, we want to lay bare the embedded attack machinery that is used against those who expose the pharmaceutical empire. It operates like a shadow state, fully equipped to destroy the professional as well as private lives of citizens doing their jobs—journalists, scientists, doctors, or academics. These are professional, well paid squads that never rest, never let up, and are accountable to nobody.

You recognize their work from the viciousness of the attacks—designed to send victims into paralysis and emotional resignation.

This case is not about my career. It's a looking glass into a much much bigger issue than any one person’s tribulations. This problem is systemic.

Read the full press release...

barre_sinoussi.jpg2006: Luc Montagnier states that "we can be exposed to HIV many times without being chronically infected. Our immune system will get rid of the virus within a few weeks if you have a good immune system."

2008: Luc Montagnier and Françoise Barré-Sinoussi are awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus, HIV.

2012: Commenting on Montagnier's 2006 statement, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi states; "Certainly we have to consider natural immunity to control HIV infection...Montagnier said that if you have a good immune system, then you can protect yourself against HIV infection. I think we don't have serious data to say that, in my opinion...there are a series of factors to be considered..."

Journalist Terry Michael also questioned Dr. Julio Montaner, as well as the Washington Post's David Brown, at the 2012 International AIDS Conference in Washington D.C., and was himself interviewed at the conference.

HIV Does Not Exist

July 2012
— In an interview with Jane Bürgermeister, the Austrian biologist and researcher Christl Meyer provides scientific evidence that the so called "HIV-virus", which is claimed to be the cause of AIDS, does not exist. In the interview, Meyer explains the fallacies of the current HIV/AIDS theories and why the HIV vaccine campaign should be considered a genocide against Africans and the Third World.

Rethinking AIDS March 28, 2012    

Honorable Rector, Professor Alberto Tesi,

Rethinking AIDS, an international non-profit association, registered in the United States, composed of scientists, doctors, HIV+ people and activists, is deeply troubled by anonymous allegations made against a member of our Board of Directors, and against his colleagues. Professor Marco Ruggiero is an esteemed and well published researcher and teacher. We are concerned that clandestine means are being used to silence him for having opinions divergent from the majority. We believe his ability to think and act independently is a strength, not a weakness.

We are convinced that science flourishes only when divergent opinions are tolerated, and when there is an emphasis on scientific data, observation and experimentation, and not when political screens are used to eliminate a viewpoint...


Anne Sono Film

March 2012Rethinking AIDS board member Joan Shenton reports on the Berlin screening of Anne Sono's documentary, I Won't Go Quietly.

HAART Drugs Are the New Prevention

David Crowe         January, 2012

When doctors and researchers who also happen to be some of Canada’s top AIDS drug pushers, such as Julio Montaner, say that non-disclosure of HIV status in a sexual relationship should be decriminalized – what’s not to like about that? Call me cynical, but I could not believe that AIDS experts, so tightly aligned with the drug companies, had decided that HIV is not a deadly sexually-transmitted disease or that HIV tests are not accurate.

I did not have to look far for my cynicism to be rewarded....   Read more...

January 2012 — The peer-reviewed Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology has published a paper titled AIDS since 1984: No evidence for a new, viral epidemic — not even in Africa, authored by  Peter Duesberg, Daniele Mandrioli, Amanda McCormack, Joshua M. Nicholson, David Rasnick, Christian Fiala, Claus Koehnlein, Henry H. Bauer, and Marco Ruggiero.

red_ice_radio_300w.jpgNovember 9, 2011 — RA President David Crowe was interviewed on Red Ice RadioPart I and Part II — by host Henrik Palmgren: David Crowe discusses the invention of the AIDS virus and the research material that suggests that it’s time to start rethinking AIDS and HIV. In this program we talk about how difficult it has been to raise awareness about this critical issue that examines the AIDS/HIV problem from an alternative perspective. Are the billions being poured into the AIDS/HIV industry every year really helping? David reveals what the science and research is really saying.

Firenze 2011, The End of Dissent

ICARR 2011In March 2011, Firenze, Italy, hosted the Italian Conference on AIDS and Retroviruses. It is well known that for more than 25 years the opinions of so-called dissident scientists such as Professors Peter Duesberg and Henry Bauer were never allowed in mainstream conferences and any voice questioning the role of HIV in causing AIDS was systematically shut off. Associations for the scientific reappraisal of the HIV/AIDS hypothesis such as Rethinking AIDS were never invited or even allowed to participate.

This deplorable state of affairs officially came to an end in Firenze with the formal and official recognition of the contributions of scientists such as Duesberg, Bauer, Fiala, Kohenlein, Rasnick, Pacini, Nicholson, Morucci, Ruggiero, Galletti, Branca, Punzi or Mandrioli, all questioning the role of HIV in the aetiology and pathogenesis of AIDS.

Read Professor Marco Ruggiero's full report...

Over the Rainbow with Marco Ruggiero

marco_ruggiero.jpgCelia Farber at The Truth Barrier interviews Professor of Molecular Biology and Rethinking AIDS board member Marco Ruggiero:

“Everything about Ruggiero was improbable; A full Professor of Molecular Biology, Department of Experimental Pathology and Oncology at the University of Firenze, Italy, who suddenly appeared on the HIV/AIDS scene as somebody in whom the blood-soaked distinction between orthodox and dissident appeared to have dissolved. He was both. That is to say, he came from extremely mainstream, indeed orthodox channels, yet when he dissented from said orthodoxy on the question of HIV’s pathogenesis, he apparently did so not only without trauma, but to the sound of cheering, from his Italian colleagues and peers.”

i_wont_go_quietly.jpgI Won't Go Quietly
a film by Anne Sono

Three women, one diagnosis
All HIV positive, none ill
What difficulties must women face if they reject the recommended drugs?

These untold stories will not be found in commercial films or in the news. This trailer is a beginning, a sharing of new wisdom. Visit the filmmakers' site in order to support the film's completion, the creation of a full length documentary reaching a worldwide audience.


The film, Denialism: The Death of AIDS,
 has been awarded Best Documentary.

The film's narrator, acclaimed actor Ed Asner,
spoke at the award ceremony.

An Interview with Dr. Nancy Banks

Nancy BanksOctober 6, 2010 — A Harvard-trained MD who also has an MBA, Dr. Banks has recently published her book "AIDS, Opium, Diamonds and Empire", subtitled "The Deadly Virus of International Greed". Nancy had a wide ranging discussion with Terry Michael and RA President David Crowe.

Listen to the entire interview at



Part I   ·   Part II   ·   Part III   ·   Part IV

NoName TV interviews RA board member Dr. Etienne de Harven and Jean-Claude Roussez, authors of "Ten Lies about AIDS"


An Interview with Tommy Morrison
  Former World Boxing Organization Champion

law_and_order.jpgFebruary 10, 2010 — On top of the world in 1996, heavyweight boxing champion, star of Rocky V with Sylvester Stallone, winner of almost every fight, his life was turned upside down when he tested positive for HIV antibodies just before a fight. In 2006 he re-tested negative and has tested negative many times since. In an interview with Celia Farber, RA president David Crowe and Terry Michael, Morrison states: "HIV doesn't hurt anybody...It's a passenger virus, it doesn't do anything...I thought the medication was what was killing people."

Listen to the entire interview at


Lee EvansRecently, another renowned athlete, Olympic Gold Medalist Lee Evans, spoke of AIDS and Africa, expressing his doubts about widely accepted beliefs: "I have been all over Africa for almost 30 years and when I first heard there was a new sexually transmitted disease epidemic I was alarmed...All I ever saw was more and more of the same diseases we saw in 1975...but nobody except the media and the people living off AIDS money ever called that AIDS."

Djamel Tahi January, 2010    

A few days ago, a video clip was posted on the Internet, which produced the kind of buzz that is shaking the world of AIDS research. This clip shows a recent interview with Professor Luc Montagnier in which he declares: “We can be exposed to HIV many times without being chronically infected. Our immune system will get rid of the virus within a few weeks.”

These remarks are likely to surprise you when you discover they come from the man who obtained the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his discovery, in 1983, of HIV, the so–called virus that causes AIDS. Even more surprising — this is not Professor Montagnier’s first such radical statement. In 1990 he declared, on an American television program, that HIV was not the only cause of the syndrome AIDS (he postulated the action of infectious co–factors) and that HIV’s role might only be secondary in the destruction of the immune system of infected people.

At that time, this was equivalent to completely exonerating the virus. His statement unleashed an outcry in the scientific community which started to associate Luc Montagnier with Professor Peter Duesberg, a famous American retrovirologist of the University of California at Berkeley, and leader of a group of “dissident” scientists who, even now, keep questioning any involvement of HIV in causing the syndrome AIDS. In 1993 and 1998, in the context of a documentary film about “dissidents”, the Pasteur Institute’s virologist reiterated this statement, adding that people with a good immune system were protected against HIV infection. So, he was already saying the same thing as today!

But beyond the surprising nature of the French virologist’s statements, these remarks should be deciphered so that their (in)consistency gets evaluated. First of all, the steadfast way Luc Montagnier has been, for nearly twenty years, repeating such remarks, reveals that he never believed HIV could actually be the main and unique cause of the syndrome AIDS. Even though he has always condemned the Dissidents’ point of view, every new remark he makes brings him a little closer to their hypothesis and moves him away from the official thesis according to which HIV = AIDS. However, Luc Montagnier refuses to be likened to the Dissidents and remains one of the most fervent defenders of the official research on AIDS. His, to say the least, risky and acrobatic performance gives him a position that allows him to swing over from one side to the other depending upon whether progress or doubt is occurring in AIDS research. Such an attitude does not characterize great scientific courage or a very honest attitude towards the millions of people who have been diagnosed as HIV positives and are living in the fear of the disease.       


David CroweDecember 1, 2009

Lost AIDS: Luc Montagnier’s HIV
Luc Montagnier was crowned Prince of AIDS in December 2008 by the Nobel Prize for Medicine, being acclaimed the discoverer of LAV (now known as HIV) in a man who did not have AIDS (but was believed to be at risk) in 1983. One of the reasons it took almost 25 years to award the prize must have been the question of who should be crowned. Montagnier is infinitely malleable but his view of HIV is far more nuanced and oftentimes heretical than the dogmas that have grown up around him. Gallo, everyone knew, produced highly questionable if not totally corrupt science, but would lash out if spurned.

house_of_numbers_youtube_200.jpgThe decision to go with Montagnier must have been nail-biting. Could he keep his mouth shut and would Gallo keep his temper? They would be happy for the new prince to stay locked up in his palace, living with whatever luxuries he rang for. Nobody would care whether he romped with princesses, collected antique cars or stirred up new viral cultures – all he had to do was stay on script, a vain hope because he has never done that before. But, maybe they were counting on a compliant media that would continue their job of not reporting the news. Pictures of the Prince are okay, but not his words. They were not counting on the young film maker Brent Leung.

When I heard Montagnier speak in Calgary in January 2009, just after his award, he stayed on script for the first part of his talk, but then started on about how AIDS was a disease of oxidative stress, and later about how oxidative stress could be reversed through the use of antioxidants such as his favorite, fermented papaya. He was careful to talk about antioxidants in the context of other diseases he blamed on oxidative stress, not AIDS, so it appears that, basking in the glow of this great man of science, nobody noticed the trail of breadcrumbs from oxidative stress to AIDS and from antioxidants back to health.

Filmmaker Brent Leung has now released new footage of Montagnier, far beyond what made the cut into his documentary, House of Numbers. During this almost entirely unedited interview he kept Montagnier on the subject of HIV and AIDS. All I can say is, “Remarkable! Stunning! Shocking! Amazing!”. In it Montagnier states that someone with a healthy immune system could be exposed to HIV many times without being chronically infected and that it is malnutrition that makes the immune systems of Africans weak and the diseases of TB, malaria and parasitic infections. “Water is key”, clearly meaning clean water, without parasites and pollutants.

When Leung asks him, “If you take a poor African who’s been infected and you build up their immune system, is it possible for them to also naturally get rid of it [HIV]?”. Montagnier responds, “I would think so…It’s important knowledge that is completely neglected. People always think of drugs and vaccines.”

Don’t let me tell you what Montagnier said. Listen for yourself and watch how calm and sincere he is. This is not a man nervously trying to evade questions. This is a man who is at ease with his ideas. Perhaps, seated on his throne in the Institut Pasteur he wasn’t thinking about the effect of his beliefs on his legions of warriors around the world.

Montagnier is careful not to completely discount a role for HIV, but that’s not important. He dismantles three quarters of the house of cards that is AIDS and never once recites the mainstream creed, “I believe in one virus, HIV, exclusive maker of death and destruction, and of all things visible and invisible.”

Black box warning to the AIDS establishment
BLEEP BLEEP BLEEP (flashing red lights) Enter damage control mode now! Deny, obfuscate, lie if you have to. Arm the nukes. Turn on the PR pumps. Threaten to torpedo the prince. Make him repeat the dogmas in public. You cannot let this message get out! DIVE DIVE DIVE

Statement of the Board of Rethinking AIDS
November 2009

The Board of Rethinking AIDS, based on presentations at our RA 2009 conference, the years of experience some of our members have had caring for people suffering with illnesses labeled "AIDS" and through our extensive scientific research, call for true informed consent for every person before they are given an HIV test or prescribed AIDS drugs (Anti-retroviral therapy or ARV).

Informed consent can come only after people are told that false positive HIV tests can occur and cannot be distinguished from true positives. They must be told that, if diagnosed positive, they may face many years in jail for having a consensual sexual relationship and, if they have children, may be forced to give them toxic drugs or lose custody.

Although some clinicians have observed improvements during short-term therapy with AIDS drugs in some people seriously ill with fungal or bacterial infections, there is no clinical or scientific evidence that long-term treatment improves or extends the lives of HIV-positive people. Before prescribing AIDS drugs, these people must be informed of this and of the potential for debilitating and fatal side effects (that may be indistinguishable from AIDS-defining illnesses).

On this basis, given the lack of evidence that HIV causes AIDS, and because informed consent requires patient choice, the Board of Rethinking AIDS opposes any program that makes HIV testing or AIDS drugs mandatory or coercive — such programs are a violation of human rights. Our opposition includes all groups believed to be at greater risk, including mothers, people in the military, health care workers and prisoners.

Press Release September 21, 2009    


SAN FRANCISCO (Rethinking AIDS) — The Rethinking AIDS 2009 conference is proud to announce its program, including keynote speaker Michael Tracey and a screening of the controversial new documentary House of Numbers. Numerous scientists, doctors, activists and HIV-positive people will be in attendance from November 6-8th at the Waterfront Plaza Hotel in Oakland. Media are invited to all conference sessions including the film screening.

This conference will question all aspects of the HIV=AIDS=Death theory, including the accuracy of HIV tests, the safety and efficacy of AIDS drugs, the non-likelihood of sexual transmission, the social and legal consequences and even the very existence of HIV.

These skeptics claim HIV/AIDS is the biggest medical catastrophe ever adopted by the medical-pharmaceutical establishment. They have evidence that those supposedly dying of AIDS are really dying from pre-existing diseases, well-known health risks such as drug abuse and malnutrition, the psychological stress of a fatal diagnosis and the AIDS medicines themselves.

The conference's keynote speaker, Michael Tracey, is a specialist in media issues, public broadcasting and "the injustice of the American justice system." Several years ago he said: The news about AIDS was flagrantly wrong in fact and interpretation, but hugely successful in constructing a prevailing understanding, locking into modern consciousness the belief that here was one more bug to threaten us all.

Be prepared to have your preconceptions about HIV and AIDS shattered at the screening of the controversial documentary House of Numbers where both supporters and critics of the HIV/AIDS paradigm are shown contradicting themselves and widely held views.

Hear presentations and analysis from top scientists and medical professionals on the latest research on AIDS and why they have failed to create a cure, a vaccine, or even safe drugs...incredibly, the AIDS mainstream scientists are lost in a maze of conflicting results.

The media are invited to attend and listen to reports from all over the world and conduct interviews with some of the highly informed skeptics attending the conference.

For more information, contact: David Crowe (Conference Chair), (403) 861-2225 Mountain Time,


Rethinking AIDS 2009, Oakland, California November 6-8.

Press Release May 23, 2009    

Rethinking AIDS Releases
New Brochure on AIDS Testing

SAN FRANCISCO (Rethinking AIDS), May 23, 2009 — The brochure outlines how tests for HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) or AIDS have no scientific basis and are useless as a diagnostic tool determining who will get AIDS, and describes the dangers of coming up positive on the tests.        Read more...

Press Release May 11, 2009    


SAN FRANCISCO (Rethinking AIDS), May 11, 2009 — A major scientific dispute over AIDS science is threatening to hit the national radar, but not if John Moore can help it. The crusading professor from Cornell University is determined to have any mention that there is scientific dissent over the traditional views of AIDS silenced. He and several of his colleagues signed a letter saying they were "quoted out of context" in a new documentary film by Brent Leung — before they had even seen the film!        Read more...

The 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine
Should the award be revoked?

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March 2009 — Rethinking AIDS board member Gordon Stewart has submitted evidence to the UK Independent Public Inquiry on Contaminated Blood and Blood Products:
If proof of not available, the decisions to apply legal sanctions, court orders and compensation are wide open to questions about unreliable results, deceptions, duplicity, life-threatening delays and wrong awards.


Rethinking AIDS Correspondent Joan Shenton reviews the new book, Ten Lies About AIDS:
De Harven, together with his co-author, science writer Jean Claude Roussez, have written a book of remarkable clarity for the lay reader. Ten Lies about AIDS provides a lucid A to Z of the arguments De Harven and many other leading scientists have been propounding over the last 20 years to a deaf scientific orthodoxy and a rigidly politically correct gay establishment.

With a sense of palpable horror De Harven describes how his own peers have hoodwinked the scientific establishment over the identification of HIV.

Kids Died — Justice Denied

$3 Million Investigation of Drug Trials on NYC Orphans
Four Years, Seeks No Victims, Uncovers Few Facts

Journalist Liam Scheff examines the final conclusions of an investigation into the 20-year period during which children in New York City foster care were subjected to toxic Phase I and Phase II AIDS drug and vaccine experiments, mostly without parental consent and without the protection of an independent advocate:
January 29, 2009 — The Incarnation Children's Center Investigation; Deaths in Studies with NYC Orphans

January 28, 2009No Details Allowed; An Interview with the Vera Institute of Justice

January 27, 2009Children Die in Aids Drug Trials, but the Drugs are Fine, Fine, Fine
January 30, 2009Rethinking AIDS Press Notification

January 30, 2009Celia Farber on AIDS Denialism

November 30, 2004The BBC documentary, "Guinea Pig Kids"

In Loving Memory
Christine Maggiore


Christine Maggiore died unexpectedly on December 27, 2008, leaving behind her husband, Robin Scovill, their son, Charlie, and the memory of their daughter, Eliza Jane ... Christine will be deeply missed.

Statement of RA President David Crowe On the Passing of Christine Maggiore

Christine Maggiore Memorial

Press Release December 9, 2008    

Top Scientists Ask Journal Science
To Retract Original AIDS Papers

SAN FRANCISCO (Rethinking AIDS), Dec. 9, 2008—The international nonprofit scientific organization Rethinking AIDS gave its full support today to 37 senior researchers, medical doctors and legal professionals who are requesting that the medical journal Science withdraw four seminal papers on HIV authored by Dr. Robert Gallo—papers widely touted as proof that HIV is the "probable cause of AIDS." An online posting of the letter can be found here.     Read more...

Semmelweis Society Endorses Scientists' Call for Science to RETRACT Fraudulent Reports on HIV

WASHINGTON DC,  Dec. 9, 2008—Nearly 25 years after the publication of four foundational articles on HIV and AIDS, prominent scientists, physicians and legal experts are now asking for their removal from the journal Science.     Read more...

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A Los Angeles Mother
 Is the Basis of "Law & Order" Episode

law_and_order.jpgOctober 2008 -- The episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit that aired Tuesday, Oct. 28 on NBC attempted to take on "AIDS denialism." The story centers on a character obviously based on Rethinking AIDS board member and Alive & Well founder Christine Maggiore. Maggiore's young daughter died in May 2005 of an amoxicillin reaction wrongly declared to be "AIDS."

The factual and scientific errors in this TV show are too numerous to list here, but are discussed by Christine Maggiore and RA President David Crowe at


You can watch the episode for yourself here.

Pure propaganda? The CDC knows that most people believe statements about medical issues made by fictional characters on TV shows, and the organization works hard to make sure as many shows as possible include their propaganda.


 The Causation of AIDS - An Alternative Hypothesis Minimize

Science Explained — August 8, 2008

RA board member Gordon Stewart questions the orthodox, consensual view of a global pandemic of AIDS due exclusively to heterosexual and perinatal transmission of HIV,  and offers an alternative epidemiological analysis of validated data and experience.


News Flash!
 Intimidation and Lies
U.S. Tax Dollars at Work at
 Los Alamos National Laboratory

July 2008 — Clark Baker, a retired Los Angeles Police officer, has identified Brian Foley, an employee of the U.S. government's Los Alamos National Laboratory, and at least two others, as the source of harassing and libelous e-mails, has filed a criminal compaint against one, and is threatening a lawsuit. The e-mails sought to discredit Baker's publicity role in the May 2008 Semmelweis Society "Clean Hands" Award,  presented to Dr. Peter Duesberg and Celia Farber. Baker writes that decades of intimidation of scientists questioning HIV/AIDS have hurt incalculable numbers of people and damaged public health and trust, adding on his blog:
"After having investigated thousands of crimes and arrested hundreds of criminal gang members and other assorted predators, I know a criminal enterprise when I see one.  HIV/AIDS makes Enron look like a neighborhood poker game."
Baker's report is available here and has been re-posted here and here.  A PDF version is available here.

 Heterosexual AIDS Epidemic Minimize

Press Release — June 27, 2008

WHO Says That Only Africa Has a Heterosexual AIDS Epidemic — Why?

SAN FRANCISCO (Rethinking AIDS) June 27, 2008 — According to a June 8, 2008, report in The Independent, Dr. Kevin De Cock, the head of AIDS efforts at the World Health Organization (WHO) has said that the threat of a heterosexual AIDS pandemic is officially over and that decades of predictions that AIDS would spread through general populations across the globe were wrong . . . except in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Why a heterosexual AIDS epidemic there and not here?

According to former leading WHO epidemiologist James Chin, it's because Africans are uniquely promiscuous, engaging in multiple, concurrent sexual relationships, and also because African men are uncircumcised.

Do scientific studies support the conclusion that Africans are an especially promiscuous people? And if the majority of males throughout the world are uncircumcised, why does naturally occurring male anatomy lead to AIDS only in Africa?


 The so-called "measurement of viral load" Minimize

Science Explained — June 19, 2008

RA's former president, Etienne de Harven, explains why currently accepted techniques employing PCR to determine "viral load" lead to the conclusion that we all have some level of viral load!


 Clean Hands Award Press Release - June 1, 2008 Minimize

Press Release
June 1, 2008

Clean Hands Award presented to
Professor Peter Duesberg and
investigative reporter Celia Farber

"Semmelweis Society International does not present the Clean Hands Award lightly. In Dr. Duesberg's case, it is hard to imagine anyone more deserving than Professor Peter Duesberg and investigative reporter Celia Farber. These two have withstood a vicious and ongoing multiyear multicontinent personal onslaught against their livelihoods, their character, and their families that is unparalleled since the Spanish Inquisition."

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 Red Alert Minimize

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On February 14, 2008, Rethinking AIDS distributed a shortened version of the following objection to the (Product) RED art auction at Sotheby's in New York City, to patrons entering the building. Organized by Irish rock star Bono as part of a popular product-licensing program, the auction sought to raise money for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria by selling art including a red balloon animal expected to fetch up to $1.2 million.

koons_rabbit.jpegWho could possibly object to that?

  • On scientific grounds . . .
  • On moral grounds . . .
  • On compassionate grounds . . .
  • On grounds of artistic taste and responsibility . . .

We do!  Read on...



October 2014 — The CDC Knows Less Than It Asserts About Ebola

Estimates about "Ebola cases" in West Africa are highly suspect...The broad clinical definition of Ebola is too nonspecific and unreliable to claim a unique virus caused them. — Charles Geshekter

October 2014 — Joan Shenton

Condolences for the family of Alfredo Embid and all those whose lives he touched.

Alfredo Embid was a visionary. He was generous and self-effacing and the first person in Spain to support the early days of AIDS dissidence — Peter Duesberg’s challenge to “HIV” as the cause of AIDS and later the work of the Perth Group on the non-isolation if “HIV”.


September 23, 2014Questioning the HIV-AIDS hypothesis: 30 years of dissent, by Patricia Goodson: “The HIV/AIDS hypothesis is one hell of a mistake”, wrote Kary Mullis in 1996. Mullis – Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, 1993 – and other distinguished scientists have claimed the HIV-causes-AIDS hypothesis is false, unproductive, and unethical.


December 10, 2013Mandela's Conscience Lives: In Thabo Mbeki
When former South African president, Thabo Mbeki, arrived to a hero's welcome for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, he was bestowed by the crowd with the mantle of Mandela's Conscience...Mbeki made the very reasonable case that the science behind HIV-AIDS medications was disputed by many respected medical professionals and scientists. He set up a commission of inquiry and invited the mainstream and dissenting scientists to debate. That's how science works, explained Mbeki...


I am very sad to have to let you know that my beloved wife Charlotte passed away ... She had been suffering for nearly a year from severe anemia, pancytopenia, as well as from a drop in her rate of hemoglobin ... Such conditions have nothing at all to do with a viral infection, but result from bone marrow and kidney deficiencies, which are the long-term side effects of the antiretroviral drug (ARV) treatments Charlotte received from 1993 to 2007...
Pol Dubart, Liège, Belgium, November, 2013

British Couple Rejects ARVs for HIV+ Baby After Serious Side Effects Emerge

April 30, 2013 — A family in the U.K. discontinued doctor-recommended drug treatments for its "HIV-positive" baby after several months, based on the serious and worrying side effects that began to emerge within hours of starting them...After withdrawal of treatment, her normal growth returned and the side effects ceased.

March 19, 2013

Aids: Anomalies and Contradictions
Professor Charles Geshekter

African scientists and policymakers should familiarise themselves with the body of literature that demonstrates the contradictions, anomalies and inconsistencies in the conventional view of Aids. Africa has suffered from numerous real wars over the past 30 years, but a prism called “the war on Aids” continues to distort its public health landscape. It is time for a critical look at Aids in Africa. African scientists and policy-makers should familiarise themselves with the literature that demonstrates the contradictions, anomalies and inconsistencies in the conventional view that the symptoms of Aids are caused by a single viral infection.


In 2012, activists organized a conference concerning HIV/AIDS issues in the village of Vers-Pont-du-Gard in the south of France. They produced a Declaration named after the famous Roman monument near the village where they met. They made the following demands...

Review of Denying AIDS
July, 2012 —  BOOK REVIEW: Denying AIDS; Conspiracy Theories, Pseudoscience, and Human Tragedy

"Denying AIDS fulfills Kalichman's duty as a government propagandist and pharmaceutical hit-man.  Despite its academic patina, the book’s content betrays a lack of discipline or inclination that is typically required when asked to examine evidence in the unbiased and dispassionate capacity of a researcher, investigator or scientist....Just as Galileo threatened Rome's geocentric universe, Peter Duesberg threatens governments and politicians that rely on the corruption that permeates the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. Denying AIDS is little more than a wheezing gasp from that dying enterprise."

Joan Shenton

Joan Shenton
May, 2012 —  A controversial and enlightening interview with RA board member Joan Shenton, who  lays out the devastating social impact of the HIV/AIDS myth. Her documentary, Positively False: Birth of a Heresy, draws on extensive video archives featuring dissident scientists, journalists, and activists who challenge the link between HIV and AIDS. 

Marco Ruggiero
March, 2012 —  Marco Ruggiero, a professor of molecular biology at the University of Florence and a Rethinking AIDS board member, has filed a criminal lawsuit against anonymous accusers"In Italy defamation of this kind is a criminal offense, punishable by up to one year in prison. I sued them immediately...We have efficient police here in Italy and they will immediately discover the source of this."

Peter Duesberg
February, 2012UC Berkeley professor denies link between HIV and AIDS: Three years after the announcement of the discovery of the AIDS virus in 1984, Duesberg published an article denying that HIV is the cause of AIDS. He has since argued that AIDS results from recreational drug use and has advised those with the disease not to take antiretroviral drugs. “I tell people, by all means, stop taking these drugs — they haven’t cured anybody yet,” Duesberg said.

The Rethinking AIDS Support Committee

January 2012 — Through a vote of the board members and voting members of Rethinking AIDS we are proud to announce the first nine members of the RA Support Committee.

The committee is composed of rethinkers of the HIV/AIDS theory who are highly respected for their contributions, not necessarily scientific or medical, to the cause of an open dialog on the important issue of whether HIV is the cause of AIDS. They will provide support and guidance to RA.

IJAE poster
December, 2011 — The Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology has published the abstract of a poster summarizing the crucial deficiencies of HIV/AIDS theory, presented at the 65th Annual Congress of the Italian Society for Anatomy and Histology in Padua, 27-29 September 2011.

Arthur Evans on poppers
October, 2011John Lauritsen has published a remembrance of his friend, Arthur Evans, including a 1981 article documenting the dangers of poppers:  All this was long before "AIDS" had acquired its name, or the "AIDS virus" had been either "discovered" or named. The reasoning of Arthur Evans is just as valid now as it was 30 years ago.

October, 2011 Young faced 70 years in prison, a virtual life sentence.  But as OMSJ prepared to cross-examine the prosecution's four expert witnesses in a jury trial next week, the top prosecutor offered a plea-deal that could set Young free by December.

HIV or Live, a feature film

Tony Perkins, OMSJ
May 6, 2011 — Tony Perkins, jailed on charges of sleeping with more than a dozen women and not warning them he had HIV, is insisting that no test has demonstrated that he has HIV, and is demanding a trial where he will be able to defend himself.  


The Vienna Review
November 4, 2011, by David Reali —  "...Some believe it had nothing to do with the genetic makeup of the stem-cell donor or even that AIDS, in general, has anything to do with the human immunodeficiency virus....One of the leading voices in the movement opposing the HIV/AIDS hypothesis is Dr. Peter Duesberg, a renowned virologist with a PhD in chemistry, currently working at the University of California in Berkley. He, and several other dissenters, formed a consortium of skeptics who – for reasons of facilitated comprehension and conciseness – will be referred to as The Group (The Group for the Scientific Reappraisal of the HIV/AIDS Hypothesis). These scientists have put their reputations on the line in order to pose some fundamental questions. While not questioning the existence of AIDS but rather the means through which it is acquired, they say that there is still no hard proof that HIV is responsible for AIDS..."

The Star Online
March 2, 2011 — GEORGE TOWN, Malaysia: A father of five, who ran away after a private hospital here misdiagnosed him as HIV positive, has been awarded RM150,000 in general damages by a High Court for medical negligence and defamation.

House of Numbers
March 13, 2011 — The Immunity Resource Foundation invites you to a special screening of House of Numbers, Brent Leung's controversial, insightful and thought provoking film, the winner of 13 film festival awards for best documentary.

10 Bermondsey Square London SE1 3UN


Montreal Gazette
February 5, 2011 — Junk Science and AIDS: Boxer Tommy Morrison's fight against blood test a teaching moment for Canadians
"Thousands of us in the worldwide community of dissenters from the single pathogen theory of AIDS understand Tommy Morrison is really looking for more than a fight in Montreal. He is offering an important teaching moment to Quebecers, Canadians, and millions worldwide who are victims of the multi-billion dollar HIV-AIDS Industry" — Terry Michael, The Montreal Gazette

Rethinking AIDS Appoints Joan Shenton to Board

SAN FRANCISCO, October 20, 2010 - United Kingdom media personality Joan Shenton has been appointed to the board of directors of Rethinking AIDS, a scientific non-profit that challenges conventional theories of AIDS causation and treatment.

OMSJ HIV Innocence Project

November 27, 2010 
Lima, Peru

Awareness Festival

Awareness Festival
July 18, 2010 — The Russia Today media network offered extensive coverage of the AIDS zwischen Wissen und Dogma conference in Vienna. The report includes video interviews with Joan ShentonJuliana Sacher, Claus Koehnlein, and Christian Fiala.

Seth Roberts blog
April 11, 2010 — Professor Seth Roberts, in a post entitled Academic Horror Story, reports on the continuing campaign to destroy the scientific journal Medical Hypotheses, targeted for accepting for publication a paper written by Peter Duesberg, Joshua Nicholson, David Rasnick, Christian Fiala, and Henry Bauer, a paper entitled HIV-AIDS hypothesis out of touch with South African AIDS – A new perspective. Roberts describes the campaign against the paper's authors as "major-league harassment."

Edge Science Magazine
April-June 2010Edge Science magazine features an article by RA board member Henry Bauer, entitled HIV Does Not Cause AIDS"The belief that HIV causes AIDS gained hold and then hegemony as a result of hasty actions based more on political than scientific considerations, and the unwarranted consensus has had tragic consequences."

Washington Times, Terry Michael
March 17, 2010Terry Michael reports in the Washington Times"A pharmaceutical experiment on hundreds of mostly black homosexual men and heterosexual women in Washington is about to be undertaken by U.S. AIDS czar Dr. Anthony S. Fauci with the enthusiastic backing of the District's black mayor, Adrian M. Fenty,..."

Journal of American Physicians
Spring 2010, Volume 15, Number 1HIV Tests Are Not HIV Tests, by Henry H. Bauer, PhD: "Tests for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) do not detect HIV; they respond 'positive' to a wide range of physiological conditions."

Italian Journal of Anatomy
HIV Serophobia is Unjustified — Professor Henry Bauer discusses a recent submission to the Italian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, which states:  "HIV infection is not necessarily associated with AIDS, and most HIV-positive subjects do not develop AIDS, provided that they do not assume toxic drugs or engage in risky behaviours. Conversely...AIDS can occur in the absence of signs of HIV infection...HIV unjustified."

Film & Festivals
February, 2010Dissecting a House of Numbers, by Brent W. Leung and Llewellyn Chapman • Since its premiere, House of Numbers has won 12 awards, including Best of Festival and Best Doncumentary:  "If I were to edit out the footage of every so-called dissident, the result would be the same, since the dissonance arises from the high priests, not the heretics"

The Madison Record
January 22, 2010Doctor sued over false positive HIV test: " ...the test results were untrue, malicious, unfounded and accused the Plaintiff of having an infamous disease...the test results were slander, liable and defamatory creating an assumption that was hurtful to the Plaintiff's reputation"

February 22, 2010Henry Bauer examines a recent article in the Russian newspaper Pravda, an article entitled AIDS: The Greatest Deadly Lie in the History of Medicine"I don’t believe that AIDS is incurable. Weak immune system is an issue that has been around for at least 200 years. It can be solved. Viruses found in the blood of those with AIDS is not the cause of the disease, it’s a consequence of immunodeficiency."

Professor Marco Ruggiero The HIV/AIDS Hoax — Professor Marco Ruggiero addresses the Italian Democratic Party Conference in December 2009.

David Rasnick at RA2009 February 16, 2010Do the drugs save lives?
In video #3, a new addition to the RA2009 Video Series, RA board member David Rasnick speaks about the dangers of the anti-retroviral drugs.

Go Jamaica! February 11, 2010Mother to sue hospital for false positive HIV test: "A St Ann mother is planning to sue the St Ann’s Bay hospital, after she claimed that the institution erred when it issued her with an HIV positive result for her son, who was 10 years old at the time...She says she has already received instructions from a lawyer on how to proceed."

VirusMyth video
February, 2010VIRUSMYTH Video: more than 30 videos, in English, German, Dutch, Spanish and Italian, documenting the era of AIDS.

Spiked February 4, 2010
Science: a Vatican for the twenty-first century?

"The bigger, more profound, historic problem is the elevation of science itself to such a sacred, esteemed position in politics, society and international debate. In many ways it doesn't matter if that science is airtight or flimsy...Science has become one of the only sources of authority for politically exhausted and morally bankrupt governments and institutions"— Brendan O'Neill

Trail Dance Film Festival
2010 Golden Drover Winners
House of Numbers

Daytona Show Rethinking AIDS 2010
Daytona Show Rethinking AIDS 2010 — "We spoke with many people, explained lots of the inconsistencies surrounding the theory that HIV has been properly isolated and purified, shown to kill t-cells, and cause AIDS."

Chemicals Listed Effective December 18, 2009 as Known to the State of California to Cause Cancer: wood dust, zidovudine (AZT) — "Wood dust and zidovudine (AZT) are being added to the list as known to the state to cause cancer."

THECensorship at Elsevier • January 14, 2010Times Higher Education reports on  the recent censorship of scientific articles at the journal  Medical Hypotheses and current attempts to destroy the journal. RA board member Henry Bauer has been following  this controversy.

John LauritsenJanuary 2010 — John Lauritsen has posted nine historic videos concerning AIDS dissident activities in the 1990s, including: AIDS Dissidents Meet San Francisco Mayor —  three AIDS dissidents, Christine Maggiore, David Pasquarelli and Michael Bellefountaine, met with San Francisco Mayor, Willie Brown.

geshekter_pic_100.jpgJanuary 10, 2010HIV/AIDS, A House of Numbers in Grave Disrepair
Professor of African history and RA board member Charles Geshekter reviews the film House of Numbers: "In my opinion, the scope of the HIV/AIDS scandal is staggering, particularly since the claims made by these scientists have shaped public health policies around the world. As a growing audience watches House of Numbers, it will be interesting to see how (or if) responsibility for this debacle gets assigned. Will it be possible to repair the damage some scientists have done to their profession?"

Natural News
In theaters, January 20, 2010 — Apple's iTunes Movie Trailers has posted the House of Numbers trailer.

Natural News
January 7, 2010Are AIDS/HIV tests a hoax?

Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, discusses exclusive interview footage that calls into question conventional thinking about so-called "AIDS tests" — "Brent Leung's myth-shattering AIDS documentary, House of Numbers continues to roil conventional AIDS propagandists who cannot tolerate anyone questioning their 'scientific' theories."

“Because Integrity is Worth Defending”

January, 2010The Office of Medical & Scientific Justice (OMSJ) was established in 2009 as a public benefit non-profit corporation. OMSJ’s mission is to protect and defend the integrity of the medical and scientific community by providing confidential investigative resources to the victims and witnesses of medical and scientific corruption.

lew rockwell
December 19-20, 2009 — Featured in the Lew Rockwell weekend edition is an article entitled The New World Order in Science, by RA board member Henry Bauer, arguing the it is time to reevaluate HIV and other modern scientific dogmas: "In this age of knowledge monopolies and research cartels, scientific truth is suppressed by the most powerful forces in society."

lew rockwell
December 17, 2009 — In a front-page article entitled Suppression of Science Within Science, RA board member Henry Bauer discusses the corruption of modern science in both climate studies and in HIV/AIDS: "You begin to wonder, don’t you, how many other cases there could be in science, where a single theory has somehow captured all the resources?"

December 4, 2009 —Writing in one of Africa's leading newspapers, Goke T. Akinrogunde offers  readers extensive quotations from John Lauristen's History of the Controversy, presented at the RA2009 conference in November.

terry_michael.jpgDecember 6, 2009Terry Michael, journalist and Director of the Washington Center for Politics & Journalism, has published a Special Report reviewing the current state of HIV/AIDS research: "I write this piece hoping it will stimulate mainstream journalists to use the 2009 twenty-fifth anniversary of the U.S. government’s HIV=AIDS hypothesis to re-open the investigation into what really was killing so many of us for about a decade."

December 2009The Perth Group has released a comprehensive rebuttal to Jeanne Bergman's criticism of Brent Leung's film, House of Numbers: Bergman's "answers" to the questions raised in House of Numbers consist of proclamations without one iota of "evidence-based science" to back her up.

December 3, 2009"The fact that students left a STUDENT event with unanswered questions because professors refused to stop pushing their political opinions is disgusting. This is the first time I have ever been embarrassed to be affiliated with UW-La Crosse."

The Killer's Promises

December, 2009 — Does HIV play a role in eliminating cancer cells? At a conference in Florence, Italy, Marco Ruggiero and his colleagues described their work on HIV and Apoptosis of Cancer Cells.

lew rockwell
December 2, 2009 — In a front-page article entitled The Discoverer of HIV Speaks Out, James Foye discusses the implications of the recently posted interview with Luc Montagnier: "It’s very important for the high priests of HIV to prevent any doubt from entering the temple. If one tenet of their religion is debunked, that opens the door to questioning the others."

December 1, 2009Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, reports that a shocking truth about AIDS has been exposed on World AIDS Day.

November 29, 2009 — The "Vulgar Moralist" offers an analysis of "knowledge monopolies" and "research cartels," citing a paper written by RA board member Henry Bauer.

November, 2009 — Author John Lauritsen offers a revised and expanded version of his presentation at the RA2009 conference: History of the Controversy

george_miklos.jpg November, 2009 — In an essay entitled Standards of Excellence, George Miklos, Ph.D., director of Secure Genetics, reviews the current state of knowledge in both AIDS and cancer: "While moving dissenting voices to the outskirts of town is an easy task, moving inconvenient data to the outskirts of town and ignoring them is fraught with danger."

November 6-9, 2009
Rethinking AIDS Conference
"I've probably been to over 125 academic conferences on 4 continents in my lifetime. RA2009 stands out above all the rest as by far the most informative, most congenial, liveliest and arguably most important. Being together with that particularly high-powered mixture of people was a gigantic intellectual boost and a huge health-enhancing tonic. It was like no other."

RA2009 on YouTube

The Spectator
October 24, 2009Does HIV mean certain death?

Neville Hodgkinson discusses a new film that challenges the tenets of the Aids religion and exposes the dangerous confusion at the heart of the industry: "The HIV/Aids industry has long had the characteristics of a religion, but increasingly it is being revealed as a religion that has lost its way."

The Spectator
October 22, 2009Questioning the AIDS Consensus

The Spectator magazine Events Division will host a screening of the film, House of Numbers, to be followed by a panel discussion: Is it legitimate to discuss the strength of the link between HIV and Aids? It’s one of these hugely emotive subjects, with a fairly strong and vociferous lobby saying that any open discussion is deplorable and tantamount to Aids denialism. Whenever any debate hits this level, I get deeply suspicious.

Washington Post
October 18, 2009D.C.'s AIDS Dollars Squandered 

In a city ravaged by the highest rate of AIDS cases in the nation, the D.C. Health Department paid millions to nonprofit groups that delivered substandard services or failed to account for any work at all, even as sick people searched for care or died waiting.

October 2, 2009 — In a front-page article entitled Still Not Convinced HIV is Bogus?, James Foye chronicles some of the innumerable inconsistencies in mainstream theories concerning HIV and AIDS: "...with nearly 30 years of history in the rear-view mirror, it is becoming more and more apparent that there is something very wrong with the official story."

bill_de_blasio.jpgSeptember 2009Voters in New York City have some questions for Public Advocate candidate Bill de Blasio: "As a constituent, I felt it was my duty to report his failure to protect foster kids, to my neighborhood and to New York. He needs to tell us how he would be an effective advocate for the whole city, when he hasn't advocated for those kids."

onnie_phuthe.pngSeptember 2009 — In an essay entitled Divorcing the Man in the Bottle, Onnie Mary Moyo Phuthe describes the effects of anti-retroviral drugs on a young woman's life in Botswana.

August 13, 2009
Film Review
Matthew Zrebski's Studio Z blog reviews the newly released film: "If Luc Montagnier is correct...if the discoverer of HIV is right...then an HIV+ status might be meaningless...[director] Brent Leung is a brave man, because he dares to ask. But what scares me more than anything is: how have we come to a place in our scientific discussions that one should have to be brave to simply ask a question?"

August 12, 2009
A Response to Critics

The Board of Directors of Rethinking AIDS reaffirms its complete confidence in our president David Crowe. Allegations and rumors to the contrary are groundless and completely false. The Board finds no fault with Mr. Crowe's handling of such issues as the 2008 letter to Science or providing assistance to the defense attorney in the 2006 Parenzee case. The recent baseless, ad hominem sniping on the Internet serves no constructive purpose other than to re-affirm the lack of intellectual rigor and equanimity of individual posters. Personal attacks detract from RA's efforts to undermine the toxic HIV/AIDS paradigm. The Board is always receptive to courteously framed suggestions and constructive scientific debate, but in future will ignore unbridled obscenity-laden untruths broadcast on the Internet.

July 4, 2009 — Cell biologist Richard Strohman died at age 82. He authored papers strongly supporting the work of Peter Duesberg and the need to rethink the orthodox theories about HIV/AIDS.

June 22, 2009 — In a front-page article entitled The X Factor, in the Canadian quarterly Maison Neuve, Bruce Livesey offers an informative summary of the criticisms of currently accepted HIV/AIDS theories.

July 20, 2009Janine Roberts will speak in Kingston, England: Does HIV lead to AIDS?

courthouse_news.gif May 12, 2009 — The news wire for lawyers, Courthouse News, reports on the defamation lawsuit initiated by journalist Celia Farber.

Earth Day, 2009 — "Our Orlando Earth Day show was a great success!  We spoke to, and educated, MANY people about the HIV THEORY. Please view our pictures."

April 24, 2009 RTB reports that AIDS Apartheidists are orchestrating a campaign of threats and slanders against the makers of the film House of Numbers.Clark Baker reports that the film is unhinging pharmaceutical scientists.

April 19, 2009Scientific Integrity in the Age of AIDS: interviews with Peter Duesberg, David Crowe, Jason Erb, Charles Geshekter, Liam Scheff, David Rasnick, and Jonas Moses.

April 14, 2009 Movie Review, House of Numbers: "Watching the debate between scientists, statisticians, politicians, advocates, and of course, sufferers will challenge any viewer’s existing beliefs about HIV/AIDS."

April 3, 2009Athens Plus magazine features an interview with Maria Papagiannidou, author of Goodbye AIDS: "What I suffered from was a belief in the entire theory."

Celia Farber interviews artist R. Crumb, who states: A lot of things fell into place about AIDS and HIV when I read [Christine Maggiore's book]...and over the years I've done my own investigation, because if you blithely assert to people that you suspect that HIV doesn't cause AIDS, they just say, "What are you crazy? Are you nuts?"  

April 19, 2009
World Premier
A world without HIV/AIDS may be closer than you think: High Priests and Heretics, HIV on trial — a film by Brent Leung

April 7, 2009
Book Release
The Ianos Bookstore in Athens, Greece, will present the English edition of Goodbye AIDS!, by Maria Papagiannidou-Saint Pierre.

March, 2009Last Exit magazine interviews journalist Celia Farber: "We talk with her about the ups and downs of being on the 'wrong' side of a story, the demise of investigative journalism and the new model offered by her website, The Truth Barrier."

TICAH_small_logo.jpg "Our work spans Africa and Asia, focuses on AIDS and traditional medicine, sexuality and gender, food and art activism"

February, 2009TICAH, The Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health, in Nairobi, Kenya, has published Using Our Traditions: A Herbal and Nutritional Guide for Kenyan Families.


maria_papagiannidou.jpgDecember, 2008Maria Papagiannidou, author, HIV-positive, alive and well in Greece.

david_rasnick.jpgDecember 2008Len Saputo, MD, Medical Director at the Health Medicine Center, has released a video interview with David Rasnick, PhD, entitled The AIDS Blunder.

December 6, 2008 — The award-winning radio program, The Food Chain, with Michael Olson, hosted Celia Farber, author of "Serious Adverse Events: An Uncensored History of AIDS", for a conversation about the "denialists" of HIV/AIDS. Listen on your radio, computer or IPOD anytime at MetroFarm.

November 2008—Veteran activist Hank Wilson dies

Journalist and author John Lauritsen remembers his friend, Henry "Hank" Wilson.

November 2008—South Korean Rethinkers Prevent HIV-Positive Suicides

Rethinking AIDS president David Crowe, on his return from a trip to South Korea, reports that the efforts of Korean AIDS rethinkers have reduced the suicide rate among persons diagnosed as HIV positive in that country. Read more...

The Medical-Military Complex
Brasscheck TV

October, 2008 — "I question the establishment's explanation for why nobody has actually isolated an 'HIV' virus." George Kenney interviews Celia Farber: Where's the Virus?

September, 2008 — The highly regarded Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad has published an article by RA board member Christian Fiala, entitled AIDS: are we being deceived?

"We are still being told that Africa suffers a devastating AIDS epidemic. The gigantic numbers of infections yield gigantic amounts of public funds for research and thus researchers. What scientific judgment can we expect from experts who stand for a broad-based conviction that guarantees their income?"

See also: Update on Uganda


September, 2008
The International Academy of Alternative & Anti-Aging Medicine has released an educational poster and a new web page entitled What causes AIDS?

August 3, 2008Robert Scott Bell  interviewed Celia Farber and Peter Duesberg, from 11 AM to Noon PST.

July 2008The Globe and Mail, "Canada's National Newspaper," has published a letter written by RA President David Crowe, addressing the issue of needle exchange and "harm reduction."
July 2008 — Dr. Rodney Richards discusses the inaccuracies of HIV testing in an interview on WHCR Radio, The Voice of Harlem.
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