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==Publications==
 
==Publications==
 
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===As Michael Fitzpatrick===
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====1990====
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*[[Linda Ryan]], Dr [[Michael Fitzpatrick]] and [[Don Milligan]], 'Aids', ''Living Marxism'', No. 15 - January 1990, p. 14.
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20000609061447/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM43/LM43_Health.html The politics of health], ''Living Marxism'', No. 43 - May 1992, p. 16.
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20000618184026/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM45/LM45_Aids.html 'Aids panic in disarray'],  ''Living Marxism'', No. 45 - July 1992, p. 17.
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]] and [[Ian Scott]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20000310151903/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM46/LM46_Aids.html 'The truth about the Birmingham Aids panic'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 46 - August 1992, p. 20.
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20000511102109/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM47/LM47_Panic.html 'The dangers of healthy living'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 47 - September 1992, p. 26.
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====1993====
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20000307165257/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM58/LM58_Aids.html 'Aids: the truth about the Day report'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 58 - August 1993, p. 24.
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20000618092936/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM60/LM60_Jacko.html 'Child sex abuse panics'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 60 - October 1993, p. 16.
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20010311201557/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM61/LM61_Ireland.html 'Peace in Ireland?'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 61 - November 1993, p. 14-15.
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/19991104024447/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM62/LM62_Disabled.html 'Handicapped or oppressed?'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 62 - December 1993, p. 24.
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====1994====
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/19991005144652/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM73/LM73_Underclass.html 'The 'underclass' debate'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 73 - November 1994, p. 26.
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20000606102745/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM74/LM74_Asthma.html 'The asthma myth'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 74 - December 1994, p. 23.
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20000309113355/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM74/LM74_Living.html#1 'The Pope'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 74 - December 1994.
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====1995====
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20000517185824/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM75/LM75_Futures.html 'Futures: Fear of frying'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 75 - January 1995, p. 20.
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/19990222100322/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM78/LM78_Taboos.html 'Taboos: 'Repressed memory': a morbid symptom'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 78 - April 1995, p. 8.
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20000609012606/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM80/LM80_Living.html#3 'Outbreak'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 80 - June 1995.
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20000208080840/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM82/LM82_Living.html#3 'Medical TV dramas'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 82 - September 1995.
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20000615194924/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM84/LM84_Futures.html 'Futures: An epidemic of fear'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 84 - November 1995, p. 18.
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20010313063239/http://www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM84/LM84_Living.html#3 'People's history'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 84 - November 1995.
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20000307100242/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM85/LM85_Books.html 'The Marxist Review of Books'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 85 - December 1995, p. 43.
 
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====1996====
 
*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20000309112612/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM86/LM86_Ration.html 'Rationing health: a doctor speaks'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 86 - January 1996, p. 16.
 
*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20000309112612/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM86/LM86_Ration.html 'Rationing health: a doctor speaks'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 86 - January 1996, p. 16.
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20010729013107/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM94/LM94_Smoking.html 'Warning: Anti-tobacco crusades can damage your life'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 94 - October 1996, p. 16.
 
*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20010729013107/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM94/LM94_Smoking.html 'Warning: Anti-tobacco crusades can damage your life'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 94 - October 1996, p. 16.
 
*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20010521180144/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM95/LM95_Doctor.html 'Second opinion'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 95 - November 1996, p. 23.
 
*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20010521180144/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM95/LM95_Doctor.html 'Second opinion'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 95 - November 1996, p. 23.
*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20010725080736/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM96/LM96_Doctor.html 'Second opinion'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 96 - December/January 1996/1997, p. 27.  
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*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20010725080736/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM96/LM96_Doctor.html 'Second opinion'], ''Living Marxism'', No. 96 - December/January 1996/1997, p. 27.
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====1997====
 
====1997====
 
*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20010305030028/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM97/LM97_Doctor.html 'No balls'], ''LM 97'', February 1997.
 
*[[Michael Fitzpatrick]], [http://web.archive.org/web/20010305030028/www.informinc.co.uk/LM/LM97/LM97_Doctor.html 'No balls'], ''LM 97'', February 1997.

Revision as of 14:28, 23 May 2012

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Michael Fitzpatrick in 2008

Dr Michael Fitzpatrick is a GP in Stoke Newington, London. He trained at Oxford and the Middlesex [1] Fitzpatrick was a leading member of the now defunct Revolutionary Communist Party and is an associate of the libertarian anti-environmental LM network. He has a regular column in The Lancet.

Michael Fitzpatrick, like his brother John, was a leading member of the RCP. He frequently contributed to its monthly review Living Marxism under the alias Mike Freeman. Living Marxism later became LM, in which Fitzpatrick had a regular column. Fitzpatrick has since contributed regularly to Spiked [2] and has spoken at events organised by both Spiked and the Institute of Ideas (IoI), such as its Genes & Society Festival, organised in association with Pfizer. Spiked and IoI both developed out of LM. Fitzpatrick has also contributed to the work of the Progress Educational Trust,[3] another body with links to the LM network.

As of May 2010 he is a Trustee of the controversial lobby group Sense About Science.[4] Sense About Science shares its telephone number with an organisation called Global Futures of which Fitzpatrick is also a Trustee and to which Sense about Science's director, Tracey Brown, and its assistant director, Ellen Raphael, also belong.[5] [6][7][8]

SAS contact page showing phone no., web archive version of Oct 29 2003
Global Futures contact page showing phone no., web archive version of 2002
Tracey Brown and Ellen Raphael both contributed to the magazine LM, which developed out of the monthly review of the Revolutionary Communist Party (RCP), Living Marxism. Global Futures appears to be one of a series of front groups generated by the political network of individuals involved with LM and the RCP to forward their political agenda.

He was a member of the the joint Forum of the Social Issues Research Centre and the Royal Institution which drew up the Guidelines on Science and Health to try and 'improve' the reporting of controversial scientific issues like GM foods by the media. Other members of the Forum included Professor Sir John Krebs FRS, the chairman of the Food Standards Agency, Lord Dick Taverne QC, the Co-Directors of The Social Issues Research Centre, and Baroness Susan Greenfield, former Director of The Royal Institution.

MMR

Fitzpatrick led the Medical Research Council team that concluded in 1998 that there was no risk from the MMR vaccine after Dr Andrew Wakefield claimed that patients had suffered adverse reactions from it.

Affiliations

The Progress Club (Company number 04331329, created 29 November 2001) Directors along with: Geoff Kidder and Para Mullan[9]

Publications

As Michael Fitzpatrick

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As Mike Freeman

  • Mike Freeman, Malvinas are Argentina’s Revolutionary Communist Party, Junius Publications, 1982.
  • Mike Freeman, The Empire Strikes Back: Why We Need A New Anti-Imperialist Movement, Revolutionary Communist Party, Junius Publications, 1993.

Notes

  1. Speaker profile Battle of Ideas, acc 23 Mar 2011
  2. "Articles by Michael Fitzpatrick", Spiked website, accessed 2 May 2010
  3. Michael Fitzpatrick, Progress Educational Trust
  4. Board of trustees, SAS website, acc 10 May 2010
  5. George Monbiot, “Invasion of the entryists”, The Guardian, 9 December 2003
  6. Interview with George Monbiot”, LobbyWatch, April 2007; “Profiles - Living Marxism", LobbyWatch, accessed April 2009
  7. Sense About Science website contact page, version placed in web archive 29 Oct 2003, acc in web archive 2 May 2010, screengrab here
  8. Global Futures contact page, version of 2002, accessed in web archive 2/5/2010, screengrab here
  9. Data from Companies House, accessed 19 March 2011