“ PM set to unveil Covid Winter Plan for England” – The plan will include contingency measures that will come into force if the NHS comes under pressure, reports BBC News. “ Awaiting a ‘tsunami of Covid’: U.K. lecturers fear students’ return” – Unions are calling for compulsory masks and social distancing as the Government demands face-to-face teaching, reports the Guardian. “ The Smoking Syringe: Was evidence withheld from ACIP when they recommended the Pfizer-Vaccine?” – “Within the fine print of the evidence presented to ACIP prior to its vote are details that suggest that the vote may have been influenced by possible scientific misconduct,” writes David Wiseman in TrialSite. “ A Legacy of Corruption in the FDA and Big Pharma” – “Our healthcare system is broken, a fact nobody would have disputed in precovid days,” writes Liam Cosgrove in Mises Institute. “ Leave Them Kids Alone – The Week in Review” – Michael Curzon, S.D. Wickett and Luke Perry discuss vaccinating children, tax rises and the state’s takeover of parenting in the latest episode of Bournbrook Magazine’s The Week in Review. “ Just the facts: Coronavirus in Australia by the numbers” – “Australians should be free to go about their lives without the significant burden of extreme wide-ranging restrictions,” writes Luke Massey in the Spectator Australia. “ French minister charged with ‘endangering lives’ for Covid handling” – Agnes Buzyn has been charged with “endangering the lives of others”, the prosecutor of the Republic’s Court of Justice said, but not for a second possible offence of “failure to stop a disaster”, reports MailOnline. “ Thousands protest new Turkish vaccine and test rules” – More than 2,000 Turks demonstrated in Istanbul on Saturday against official Covid-related mandates including vaccinations, tests and masks, reports Reuters. “ Why I’d rather be living in 1962” – “You must wonder how 2021 would look if we had chosen our future more wisely in the years after 1962,” writes Peter Hitchens in the Mail on Sunday. “ Boomers: the luckiest generation that ever lived” – It’s hard not to pity those born around the millennium, writes Ed West in UnHerd. “ ‘Whatever the lessons of 9/11, they were wasted on us’” – After the attacks there was a sense of solidarity among New Yorkers – I’ve never been so aware of living in history as it was being made, writes Lionel Shriver in the Telegraph. “ The rise of Taliban Twitter” – Twitter banned Donald Trump – so why won’t it do the same to the Taliban, asks Limor Simhony Philpott in the Spectator. “ The difference between Boris and Blair is Blair believed what he said” – The Prime Minister’s cynical attempt to ape New Labour’s electoral success has backfired horribly, writes Janet Daley in the Telegraph. “ The war on Martin Amis” – His response to 9/11 was a quixotic and disastrous battle against Islamism, writes Will Lloyd in UnHerd. “ Disaster looms unless Conservative party rediscovers what it stands for” – The state is set to default on its obligations to older people if we don’t take action. But that action simply cannot be ever-higher taxes, writes Steve Baker in the Telegraph. “ There is a strong moral case for low taxes. But the Government has lost sight of it” – What if the National Insurance hike turns out to be a political and societal disaster as well as an economic one, asks Daniel Hannan in the Telegraph. “ Peter Boghossian: ‘The woke don’t give a reason for their faith. It’s different rules of engagement’” – The academic says social justice orthodoxy forced him out of his university post. It’s coming for Britain next, he tells David Charter in the Times. “ Does Nicola Sturgeon care more about oil revenue or climate change?” – Sturgeon’s positioning on oil and gas extraction is to sit on the fence as long as possible. But she can’t do so forever, writes John Ferry in the Spectator. “ False and misleading ‘fact check’ about Connolly, et al., 2021” – Dr. Ronan Connolly and his co-authors have responded to obvious false claims in a supposed ‘fact check’ about their latest paper on how solar variability may be affecting the climate, writes Andy May in Watts Up With That. “ University clears don of being anti-Islam but then cancels his course” – Bristol University chiefs rejected complaints that human rights expert Steven Greer had expressed “bigoted views” after an investigation – but have still pulled his module from their syllabus, reports the Mail on Sunday. “ Protests rage on in France” – “For a ninth consecutive week, tens of thousands fill the streets across France, battling tear gas and increasingly heavy-handed police tactics to protest against Macron’s draconian health passport regime,” writes Michael P. Senger on Twitter.