Julie Gunlock
Julie Gunlock

Julie Gunlock is a senior fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum and directs the organization’s Culture of Alarmism Project. She is the author of “From Cupcakes to Chemicals: How the Culture of Alarmism Makes Us Afraid of Everything and How to Fight Back.”

Organic Food Alarmism Looks Pretty Stupid During A Global Pandemic

Moms know they and their children are vulnerable like never before. So it’s time to put away childish things, like virtue signaling, and pay attention to real solutions.

A Funny Meteorologist Offers Advice On Weathering Personal Storms

In her memoir, ‘Mostly Sunny: How I Learned to Keep Smiling Through the Rainiest Days,’ Fox News’ Janice Dean dishes out candid and inspirational stories about everything from surviving sexual assault to plastic surgery gone wrong.

Eliminating Straws Is About The Stupidest Thing Starbucks Can Do For The Planet

Starbucks will transition from customary plastic straws to paper or compostable straws and change beverage lids from the traditional flat, plastic lids to lids with a raised lip.

Parents Are Being Fed Misinformation About The National Gun Control Walkout

School officials are telling parents the walkout is meant to memorialize the Parkland shooting victims, when in fact it’s about pushing gun control legislation.

Why Do Former GMO Execs Lead An Anti-GMO Lab? It’s Not A Change Of Heart

Alarmists have baselessly proclaimed GMOs a hazard, but the same biotech executives who create GMOs have found a market opportunity in environmentalists’ junk science.

Male Fertility Is Not In Crisis Because Of Plastic

A hot, new, headline-grabbing study claims men in Western countries have a lower sperm count than their counterparts in South America, Asia, and Africa, all due to plastic.

Why It’s Hilariously Hypocritical For Food And Wine To Lecture About The BLT’s Carbon Footprint

Maybe the summer’s best sandwich produces a substantial carbon footprint—but I’m pretty sure we need food to live. Print magazines? Not so much.

Jerry Seinfeld Isn’t Disgusted Enough With Kardashian-Style Reality Television

Here’s what should bother Jerry Seinfeld far more than the Kardashian family’s bizarre meteoric rise and million-dollar payday.

Why The Baby Industry Really Doesn’t Want Newborns To Sleep In Cardboard Boxes

Maternity wards in America are now adopting the Scandinavian style in determining how and where we put our newborns to bed: cardboard boxes.

‘Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals’ Are Not A Global Health Scourge

Leonardo Trasende is an activist scientist, trotting out junk science at rapid speed to further his political, policy, and regulatory goals. That includes his latest, on endocrine disruptors.

No, Your Oatmeal Will Not Kill You

Worried about weed killer in your oatmeal? You can stop that.

Don’t Listen To So-Called Nutritionists Who Shame Moms With Fact-Free Advice

A representative Washington Post article repeats frightening canards about the nonexistent dangers of ‘conventionally farmed’ food, GMOs, and BPA.

All I Want For Christmas Is A Safe Chipotle Burrito

Tip to Chipotle: No one cares about locally sourced tomatoes and antibiotic-free meat if he loses two weeks of work due to eating one of your burritos.

Wine Alarmists Should Stick a Cork In It

Stop whining about the non-existent dangers of certain wine corks, and start drinking.

The First Food Snob And Her Mommy Blogger Allies Make Mothering Difficult

Michelle Obama, mommy bloggers, and organic fiends need to be honest about food science and stop shaming moms for doing quite well for their kids on a normal person’s budget.

It’s Time to #BanBossy School Lunch Ladies

Snack sales surge, thanks to Michelle Obama’s school lunch deforms.

The Rise of Mommy Fearmongering: Be Afraid… Of Everything!

Ignore the mommy fearmongering: How one mother learned to stop being afraid and enjoy modern conveniences.