“ NHS crisis: Waiting list will force hospitals to focus on critical care, doctors warn” – A record 5.7 million people are waiting for treatment in England, reports the Times. “ We can’t go on forcing children to self-isolate” – There is no justification for the raft of measures imposed on people who are least vulnerable to the virus, but pay the highest social cost, writes Camilla Tominey in the Telegraph. “ I cannot do it anymore” – Multipolar carries an open letter from an employee of German public broadcaster ARD criticising the skewed nature of their pandemic coverage. “ Debunked: The MPs’ Covid ‘report’” – Harry Dougherty in TCW Defending Freedom casts his critical eye over the MPs’ one-sided pro-lockdown screed. “ Is This Becoming a General Strike?” – “We had better hope and pray that the anger against the Government and the ruling class does not ultimately turn against the free economy itself,” writes Jeffrey A. Tucker on the Brownstone Institute. “ Are Major Ivermectin Studies Designed for Failure?” – Dr. Michael B. Goodkin on TrialSite News questions whether studies of the repurposed drug that many regard as effective against COVID-19 have been deliberately designed to fail to show efficacy. “ Mexican Judge Orders Vaccination of Teens Age 12 to 17” – Report from TrialSite News on a country where the courts are trying to impose vaccination programmes on an unconvinced Government. “ Deaths Following Vaccination Reported in Taiwan Exceed Nation’s COVID Death Total” – Zero Hedge on some striking statistics from the low-Covid-mortality country. “ Public health response to COVID-19 lags behind data & doesn’t weigh real risks, vaccine researcher Robert Malone tells RT” – Mandates are actually fueling vaccine hesitancy in groups that need them the most, while public health responses always lag months behind the data instead of adapting to it, vaccine researcher Dr. Robert Malone tells RT. “ WHO names researchers to reboot outbreak origin investigations” – The group, called SAGO, will create a permanent framework for probing epidemics, and initiate the next phase of the Covid origins hunt, reports Nature. “ Wanted: a National Trust leader who can be trusted to love its heritage all over again” – The organisation has the chance to restore the faith members once had in it, but it must abandon ideology and faddish exhibits, writes Charles Moore in the Telegraph. “ In praise of the working-class revolt against Insulate Britain” – Writing in the Spectator, Brendan O’Neill is finding himself moved by the direct action working class people are taking against the “eco-muppets” of Insulate Britain. “ The climate scaremongers: A weekly round-up” – Paul Homewood on TCW Defending Freedom on the fraud of limiting warming to 1.5C and the follies of ‘fact-checkers’.