“Vaccine Mandates: Who Will Comply, and Why?” – The presumption of venality, as it is inscribed in new measures against the pandemic, is extremely interesting, at least from an anthropological point of view, writes Jovana Diković in Mises Institute.
“Emergency Powers and the Rule of Law” – “On the pretence of fighting a virus, draconian measures have been adopted that profoundly violate the Australian Constitution and the inalienable rights of the individual,” writes Augusto Zimmermann in Quadrant.
“Bari Weiss: there are signs of sanity returning” – “At some point down the line, I feel like we’ve lost sight of the science here, and it’s become a lot more about signalling what political tribe you’re a part of,” says Bari Weiss in an interview on Covid restrictions and more in UnHerd.
“Coming soon: Devi Sridhar’s spring best-seller” – “Her book promises to ‘challenge, outrage and inspire’ – rather like Sridhar’s own tweeted musings on the efficacy of the AstraZeneca jab in March which saw her being accused of disinformation, a charge which led her to block the critics,” writes ‘Steerpike’ in the Spectator.
“Whose Britishness?” – “On education, drugs, immigration, environmental alarmism, transgender issues, foreign aid, personal rights, privacy, free speech and – most of all – British culture, the Conservative Party has been firmly unconservative,” writes Alexander Adams in Bournbrook Magazine.
“Police’s appeasement of M25 mob is an embarrassment” – Whatever your opinion on the Insulate Britain protesters, their reckless methods of running headfirst into motorway traffic are irrefutably both illegal and irresponsible, writes ex-Met superintendent Philip Flower in the Mail.