- “One in eight hospital trusts still won’t allow relatives to visit patients” – Despite changes to NHS guidance, 16 of the 125 hospital trusts in England are still suspending routine visits, reports the Telegraph.
- “Update on Scottish Heart Attack article” – The Naked Emperor notes that heart attack ambulance call-outs are above average in England as well as in Scotland.
- “RE: Malone v. The New York Times Company et al.” – Read the letter from Dr. Robert Malone’s lawyer informing the New York Times he is taking legal action against it for defamation. Read also Dr. Malone’s riposte to the claims made in the paper about him. Good to see a traduced sceptic pushing back, and his case looks strong.
- “Against Scientific Gatekeeping” – Science should be a profession, not a priesthood, says surgeon Jeffrey A. Singer in Reason.
- “Why Hong Kong’s elderly are steadfastly refusing Covid vaccines” – Even after the city’s deadly surge, some of its most vulnerable citizens remain sceptical about vaccine benefits, reports the Telegraph.
- “Inside Shanghai’s Zero Covid Camp” – With the biggest city in China in complete lockdown, with no end date in sight, UnHerd takes the world’s first tour of one of the 4,000-strong quarantine facilities.
- “Tower Bridge closed as Extinction Rebellion protesters ‘abseil’ from London landmark” – The climate activists have also hung a banner form the bridge, saying “End Fossil Fuels now”, the Telegraph reports.
- “Germany is letting Europe down” – Berlin is already moving to dilute EU sanctions, writes Peter Franklin in UnHerd.
- “Waitrose starts to ration cooking oil” – About 80% of the sunflower oil sold in Britain comes from Ukraine and supplies are severely hit, reports the Telegraph.
- “Our fixation with Net Zero carries great risk” – Over-regulation has made it far more difficult for the energy market to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances, says the Telegraph in a leading article.
- “Wokeness isn’t the cure to racism – it’s making racism worse” – Anti-Jewish and anti-Asian hatred has been inflamed by the politics of identity, says Brendan O’Neill in Spiked.
- “Women of African-Caribbean descent earn on average more than white working-class men” – Watch Toby on talkRADIO tell Kevin O’Sullivan that white working-class men are the most disadvantaged group in Britain.
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