- “How British experiments risked making the Covid pandemic ‘more lethal’” – Scientists carried out tests using delta and omicron that “could have combined the two variants and leaked from the laboratory”, according to the Telegraph.
- “How a great part of social media vaccine censorship came to be steered by a small group of clueless Stanford undergrads” – eugyppius offers his thoughts on Matt Taibbi’s latest Twitter Files revelations.
- “The evidence is in. Lockdowns kill people – and the more you lock down, the more you kill” – The leaked WhatsApp messages show that we have been governed by petty, frightened men who valued appearance over substance, says Daniel Hannan in the Telegraph.
- “Three Years to Slow the Spread Marked the Advent of Push-Button Tyranny” – The three-year anniversary of ’15 Days To Slow The Spread’ serves as the beginning period of a permanent scar resulting from government power grabs and federal overreach, says Jordan Schachtel in Brownstone.
- “The Day the Sunrise Was a Curse” – March 17, 2020 was the first day of the end of civilised life, the one for which Western peoples had been fighting for one thousand years, says Jeffrey A. Tucker in Brownstone.
- “Stop genuflecting at the NHS altar. Reforms would make us healthier” – Our health service is no longer fit for purpose. Other models get better results by mixing public and private provision, writes Janet Daley in the Telegraph.
- “Boris Johnson’s ‘bombshell’ that will ‘exonerate him from partygate’” – Boris Johnson is set to unleash a ‘defence dossier’ that he believes will debunk claims he deliberately misled Parliament, according to the Telegraph.
- “Donald Trump expects to be arrested ‘on Tuesday’” – The former U.S. president called on his supporters to protest and called the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office “corrupt”, the Telegraph reports.
- “Nicola Sturgeon’s husband Peter Murrell resigns as SNP chief executive” – Sturgeon’s spouse stands down “with immediate effect” after being warned that he would be ousted if he did not quit, the Telegraph reports.
- “The whole SNP project is now in danger” – The Nicola Sturgeon years end with neither a bang or a whimper but with one pitiful SNP desk-clearing after another, writes Stephen Daisley in the Spectator.
- “Gary Lineker is a monster of the BBC’s own creation” – The failed attempt by the corporation to censor the Match of the Day presenter’s tweets was rooted in a terror of losing the licence fee, says John Humphrys in the Telegraph.
- “Now Gary Lineker is back on TV, here’s the lesson that BBC bosses must learn” – Football fans don’t watch Match of the Day because they like Gary Lineker. They do it because they like football, says Michael Deacon in the Telegraph.
- “Gary Lineker is the Tories’ secret weapon” – The furore over his tweets made sure working-class voters noticed the small boats policy, delivering a boost to the party’s polling figures, says James Frayne in the Telegraph.
- “Fiona Bruce is the victim of ignorant attacks from the sanctimonious Left” – In a victory for wife-beaters, the furore prompted the 58-year-old to step down as an ambassador for Refuge after 25 years of campaigning, writes Camilla Tominey in the Telegraph.
- “Trans women’s advantage in sports analyzed and in photos” – Can transitioning – and so-called ‘gender-affirming care’ which reduces testosterone levels – really eradicate male physical advantages? A growing bank of research suggests not, the Mail reports.
- “The fall of SVB has exposed the delusions of our elites” – Silicon Valley’s woke, feelgood brand of capitalism was always built on sand, says Fraser Myers in Spiked.
- “The true Left is not woke” – Progressive activists have forgotten their intellectual roots, says Susan Neiman in UnHerd.
- “Watch: Joe Rogan on the cultural shift” – Joe Rogan’s viral clip on how the Left now advocates war, censorship, big pharma, and authoritarianism.
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