- “The Covid inquiry could last seven years. The public need answers much earlier” – The official Covid investigation has already cost £114 million and hired 150 lawyers, the Telegraph reports.
- “Did Covid really originate in Wuhan’s seafood market?” – New evidence pointing to the origin of Covid being the seafood market in Wuhan is based on grotesque exaggeration, says Matt Ridley in the Spectator.
- “Censorship Masquerades and Disinformation Control” – The Virality Project is part of a broader cultural shift that reverses long standing liberal/left commitments to free expression and allows censorship in the name of protection and safety, writes Andrew Lowenthal in Brownstone.
- “Strict Safety Standards for Cough Syrup, but mRNA Shots Get a Free Pass” – When it comes to the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, the regulatory double standards have never been so glaringly obvious, writes Sonia Elijah in Brownstone.
- “Closing down schools in lockdown may have been a mistake, admits clinical director” – Prof. Jason Leitch, the Scottish government’s national clinical director, has admitted to making “missteps” during Covid, including the closure of classrooms, the Telegraph reports.
- “Jeremy Hunt’s lacklustre Budget could signal a change of government” – The Chancellor has singularly failed to impress the Red Wall, writes Liam Halligan in the Telegraph.
- “Have we learnt anything from 2008?” – The banking industry never really got its house fully in order after 2008, writes Ross Clark in the Spectator.
- “Is Donald Trump really going to be arrested?” – How will it look, for the health of American democracy, if the former President Donald Trump is put in handcuffs next week, asks Freddy Gray in the Spectator.
- “New interim SNP chief admits the party is in ‘tremendous mess’” – Mike Russell, the interim chief executive of the SNP, said there is “a tremendous mess” in the party amid staff resignations and a row over membership numbers in the last few days, the Mail reports.
- “Labour must clarify transgender policy to win election, Starmer told” – Labour MPs are concerned the party needs to “come up with an answer” to the trans question that “secures women’s rights” and senior figures have urged the need for clearer policy, according to the Mail.
- “How to stop law students from blocking free speech” – If students are found to have disrupted a speaker, that information should be included in the student’s record, writes Charles Lipson in the U.S. Spectator.
- “Girl Guides given ‘woke’ makeover with ‘inclusive’ language guidance” – A 60-page document sent to leaders of Guides and Brownies groups has set out the new language guide on “how to be as inclusive as possible when communicating”, the Mail reports.
- “Whatever happened to the British bohemian?” – The decline of the English bohemian is not a happy thing, writes Tim Dawson in the Critic.
- “The Frank Report LVI” – Welcome to this Mother’s Day edition of the Frank Report, a tribute to every woman navigating the choppy waters of maternity without the aid of a penis, writes Frankhaviland in the New Conservative.
- “Watch: Andrew Bridgen’s full speech in parliament on Covid vaccine problems” – Andrew Bridgen MP gives another important speech on Covid vaccines to a near-empty chamber.
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