“Shroud-waving NHS bosses are a plague of every winter” – “The aim of all this shroud-waving is clearly to compel the Government to inject yet more money into the NHS. This approach has already proved effective, with record sums being handed to our beleaguered health service,” argues Professor Angus Dalgleish for the Mail.
“Totalitarianism and the five stages of dehumanisation” – “There is no doubt that we are faced with a global paradigm that brings forth steadily expanding totalitarian tendencies, and these need not even be planned intentionally or maliciously,” writes Christiaan W. J. M. Alting Von Geusau for the Brownstone Institute.
“Should children be vaccinated against Covid?” – “It is unethical to ask children to take a vaccine to boost herd immunity or to offset political decisions such as school closures, at a stage when the drug trials have still to be completed,” argues HART.
“Is the Yellow Card database completely useless or not?” – “In this post I compare a small set of Yellow Card side effects to data obtained from hospital admissions. I find that for most side effects the Yellow Card system significantly under-reports the side effects,” writes Bartram in his latest Substack update.
“MPs voted by proxy while at Euro 2020 match” – “A dozen Tory MPs including the Chief Whip cast proxy votes so that they could watch England at a football match during the summer, it has emerged,” reports the Times.
“Vaclav Havel and the semiotics of public masking” – “I believe Havel, the great scholar of theatre and social semiology, would have no problem correctly identifying our current mask theatre as the destructive and repressive farce that it is,” writes Thomas Harrington for the Brownstone Institute.
“Sussex University probed over trans rights row” – “England’s higher education watchdog is investigating whether Sussex University failed to uphold its freedom of speech obligations after a high-profile transgender rights row saw a professor resign after getting death threats,” reports RT.