“How ‘Freedom Day’ saved U.K. from Europe’s Covid Christmas chaos” – “Britain was seen as the ‘sick man of Europe’ in the summer after its Covid infection rate outpaced other nations. But as the continent heads into winter many other European nations have seen their case rates storm ahead,” writes Luke Andrews in the Mail.
“Is hate always a crime?” – The police shouldn’t blindly trust self-appointed victims, argues Jenny McCartney in UnHerd.
“Must Marx and Engels be cancelled?” – If a hint of support for racism, imperial conquest and genocide are sufficient reason for ‘cancelling’ historical figures, can Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels long escape? asks Robert Tombs in History Reclaimed.
“J.K. Rowling slams her address doxxing” – “Harry Potter’s creator J.K. Rowling blasted three ‘activist actors’ who published her home address on Twitter, saying that she would not succumb to intimidation,” reports RT.
“A scene from The Thick of It” – Comedian Jonathan Pie tweets about Boris Johnson’s bumbling speech at the CBI conference: “I love how this show exaggerates the incompetence of our politicians for comedic effect – oh wait.”