“What will history have to say about lockdowns?” – “The House of Commons report steers clear of asking the all-important question: did lockdowns work? And did the benefits of locking down outweigh the costs,” reads the lead article in the latest issue of the Spectator.
“Covid Insanity: A Further Surge” – “A viral strain cannot be a peg by which we assess what we can and cannot achieve, who we can or cannot be, or the contours of social, economic and national destiny,” writes Omar Khan in Uncommon Wisdom.
“This is price of the Church prostrating itself” – When a Church of England bishop defects to the Roman Catholic church, that is the price of prostrating itself on the altar of trendy obsessions, writes Stephen Glover in the Mail.
“Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s bi-sexual Superman!” – “It’s all very tiring, I’m sure you will agree. There is perhaps nothing less conformist in today’s world than trying to shoehorn identity politics into every nook and cranny possible,” writes Frederick Edward in Bournbrook Magazine.
“‘Retain and Explain’ won’t end the culture wars” – “If the Government forces the custodians of statues and monuments to keep them against their will, those custodians will ‘retain and denounce’ rather than make a good-faith effort to contextualise the historical figure in question,” writes Toby in the Spectator.