“The Nu variant: what we know so far” – “Will the Nu variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes Covid, be the black swan that pulls the world back – just when the pandemic seemed to be fading?” asks Ross Clark in the Spectator.
“How to escape Google” – “Google is indeed ‘hiding information’ from its users. This has actually been known for many years, but it has become especially obvious and serious during the Covid pandemic,” says Swiss Policy Research in its study of the internet giant’s political partisanship.
“Fear and fascism growing on the Vine” – “the Press press on with this Covid hysteria. The media does this not because we should be fearful of Covid, but because fear sells,” writes James Bembridge, who uses the example of the Jeremy Vine Show in TCW.
“Biden’s Covid death milestone” – “Covid deaths this year have now surpassed the toll in 2020 with 350,000 since Inauguration Day. It would seem that Biden has done no better than Donald Trump in defeating Covid despite the benefit of vaccines,” writes the WSJ Editorial Board.
“Santa Claus is gay? Of course he is” – “A TV ad for the Norwegian postal service that shows Father Christmas enjoying a festive kiss with a man has gone viral. Santa’s coming out makes perfect sense, given his uncanny ability to take on a wide range of identities,” writes Charlie Stone in RT.
“Sid Waddell and the end of an era” – “As these greats have slowly disappeared, the BBC has made a conscientious effort to bring more ‘diversity’ into the team,” writes Collingwood, who briefly comments on the recent ‘progressive’ changes made to the sport pundit world in Bullseyes and Booze.
“A new propaganda campaign” – Michael P. Senger has tweeted that: “I am not afraid of the new variant. But in truth, few people really are. What is scary about the new variant is that it marks a new propaganda campaign for a blitz of globally-coordinated totalitarian measures.”