- “How two conflicting Covid stories shattered society” – Two very different stories around Covid unfolded in tandem, the gulf between them widening with each passing month, writes Gabrielle Bauer in Brownstone.
- “Only a third get Covid booster in Ireland” – The Irish Health Service Executive has spent €1.7 million advertising winter vaccinations since October, yet just 31% of the eligible population have had a second Covid booster, according to the Times.
- “Britain’s rush to embrace electric cars risks empowering China” – A monopoly of rare earth minerals leaves China poised to dominate the electric car market, writes Liam Halligan in the Telegraph.
- “Cate Blanchett’s plans to install solar panels at mansion scuppered” – Cate Blanchett’s plans to install vast numbers of solar panels at her eco-crib may be scuppered by the great crested newt, according to the Mail.
- “Covent Garden: stick to the opera and ballet and leave the preaching to Extinction Rebellion” – Arts organisations should not let themselves be bullied into rejecting sponsorship from BP or other fossil fuel companies, writes Zoe Strimpel in the Telegraph.
- “World Athletics’ trans policy isn’t scientific” – By basing its policy on two factors (legal sex and serum testosterone) rather than one (actual sex) World Athletics is ignoring Occam’s Razor, writes John Armstrong in the Spectator.
- “The trans war on the family” – Gender ideologues are driving a wedge between parents and their children, says Joanna Williams in Spiked.
- “Trans double rapist demanded £5k from BT after ‘dead name’ letters” – Trans double rapist Adam Graham AKA Isla Bryson demanded a £5,000 payout from BT after the company called the sex offender a man, the Mail reports.
- “Warning: sharing a Spiked article could get you in trouble with the government” – The Ministry of Defence’s spying on lockdown sceptics went as far as monitoring people’s responses to Spiked articles, writes Fraser Myers.
- “U.S. general warns British Army ‘is no longer regarded’ as a top-level fighting force” – An American general has said Britain is no longer able to defend itself, so depleted are its armed forces, reports the Mail.
- “Row erupts after ban on white critics reviewing hit play” – The Australian producers of Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner demanded that all reviewers be “people of colour”, according to Daily Mail Australia.
- “Theatres spark outrage with black-only audience policy” – Two Canadian theatres have announced they’ll be staging performances for an “all black-identifying audience”, reports the Telegraph.
- “How I watched the halo slipping from Jacinda Ardern” – Kiwi journalist Michelle Duff publishes an extract from her forthcoming biography of Jacinda Ardern in the Sunday Times.
- “Why I sacked Nadhim Zahawi” – Prime Minister Rishi Sunak writes to Nadhim Zahawi to explain why he is giving him the boot, in the Spectator.
- “Watch Novak Djokovic’s wild celebration at the Australian Open” – Having been deported from Australia when it became a penal colony during the Covid hysteria, a defiantly unvaccinated Novak Djokovic returns to win the Australian Open, and thus complete his hero’s journey.
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