“An opportunity to turn the tables?” – “We can refuse to wear masks on public transport and in shops. By simply behaving in a normal, natural way we can, en masse, reclaim a vital human right,” says Our Decision Too.
“Totalitarian taffy and the new scariant” – “There are overwhelming perversions in the toxicology of Covid policies. And they veer towards enabling the stripping of liberties fecklessly and pointlessly – unless creating an oppressive state structure is your aim,” writes Omar Khan in Uncommon Wisdom.
“A murder most foul” – The impact of lockdown restrictions on the young played a part in the murder of 13 year-old Olly Stevens, argues S. D. Wickett in a narrated article available to listen to on Bournbrook Magazine’s YouTube channel.
“We must reject this Covid safetyism” – “A mask mandate and tighter travel rules may not be a lockdown. But they are a reminder that all these months into this pandemic we are still not in control of our own lives,” writes Tom Slater in Spiked.
“Why many on the left want another lockdown” – There is a lack of empathy for people who do not work in the public sector who cannot bet on having a job once this is all over, writes Tom Harris in the Telegraph.
“Climate: the next Covid” – “The rhetoric surrounding climate change is merging with Covid. That it is a disease to be eradicated at all costs – and the people are standing in the way,” writes Luke Perry in Bournbrook Magazine.
“The Covid theatre” – Julia Hartley-Brewer tweets that: “The Prime Minister and half the Cabinet are currently at a huge lunch in Westminster. There is not a mask in sight (apart from the waiters, of course)… It’s all theatre, folks.”