I much like the idea of a meta-foundation. I have already mentioned the
Natural Philosophy Alliance
who I'm sure would be delighted to hear about any steps you take in that
direction (although I have to say the Secretary, Neil Munch, always gives
the impression of having a lot on his plate, so making any developments
generally come down to the pro-activeness of the person approaching him).
I know that NPA have a great concern with the nature of peer review, which
in the sciences and indeed in all examples where vested interests are at
stake (whether it be ego or finance) is frankly in a state of crisis.
This piece on the subject is worth a look:
Where the field of medical research is concerned I suggest FoW ought to
be straight in there; everyone ought to be made aware of the extreme and
morally repugnant nature of the situation (which has even caused the
resignation of journals [including the BMJ, if I remember correctly]
It'll be a good idea I think to lobby the BBC to include in their radio
discussions etc. people of a more heretical lean, rather than wheeling out
the same band of academics whose dogma serves only to entrench the current
In the Internet era we have a new channel for the distribution of
information and this, to my mind, makes for the probability of there being
before us a new Enlightenment.