I don't know about American English, but in real English we do often use 'they' as an indefinite singular pronoun, and I've never seen anyone but the most navel-obsessed grammar nazis call it out - and they can take a running jump.
Languages evolve, and that's how real English is evolving...
Well, if the most recent science you look at is 30-40 years old, then you're not very up-to-date. If you read any theories in the last 50 years that made evolution sound like a fantasy, then you were probably reading Answers in Genesis.
Plus, if you notice, anyone you see like Dawkins STILL believe in evolution, as do an immense proportion of life scientists, astronomers, geologists and basically anyone who has to deal with real world science.
Re: Bad, bad conspiracy theorists - wack their pee pees...
Except that a) you have 'conspiracy theorists' fighting against the 'Big Government' idea of global warming.
and b) In Europe with its 'socialised medicine' and much less 'government-in-hock-to-big pharma' (because medicines and vaccines are paid for from taxes) they also push vaccines. Look at the UK's NHS - loads of people in there have no financial interest in vaccines, only in keeping people healthy.
Just because some (large) elements of 'Big Pharma' suck doesn't mean you throw the baby out with the bathwater. I don't see people avoiding phones just because Verizon and AT&T are dicks...
Depends how they abuse it - see the raid 'scenario' above. But just because some scenarios need more research doesn't mean that the information available won't be useful somewhere or to someone. After all, if your aunt has cancer, your insurance provider would love to know that if it may increase your risk...
Well, if you are sovereign in your own right, you carry and 'emit' to yourself your own autonomous sovereignity. Getting people to 'recognise' that sovreignity is another matter altogether ;) That's where the gun becomes handy, but it's only as good as your line of sight/area of influence!
Can we charge them for all the 'public good' services they utilise, such as roads, etc?
Then you'd better hope you never have business dealings with any country that feels it can exercise some jurisdiction on you for something that's a crime there but not where you are. Or any dealings whatsoever.
if people not vaccinating increases the incidence and possible virulence of an illness, then it is perfectly logical to complain about those vaccinating. People do know that nothing is perfect, but that doesn't mean you can't take issue with people not doing things properly.
And it's been long established (even cited in these comments) that vaccine efficacy is way good enough to make up for any shortcomings. You only have to read materials from the 50s and 60s to see the dangers of 'childhood' diseases, and how we have been spared the worst of these.
What's notable is that Navalny took to re-blogging precisely because of the ongoing situation in the Crimea, exactly the sort of thing that Russia doesn't want any opposing views on to dilute its 'far-right takeover of Ukraine' cover story.
The EU does take its GI seriously, although I can see their point - it does help protect 'correct products' from the correct location, and the small producers. Certainly, if "X-style" or "imitation X" is allowed, that makes sense.
Just an extension of copyright mentality, really, so nothing more than the US deserves!