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Simon Anthony: Do lockdowns work?

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This is an article by Simon Anthony, a one-time theoretical physicist. Hector adds: I don’t agree with all of Simon’s analysis here, but you don’t have to write something I agree with to get published here. If you’re thinking of submitting a piece, see the details here. There’s been some disagreement about the justification for […]

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Andrew Mahon: Apparently, the NHS is ours. Which is great, I guess. Because we wouldn’t want it to be someone else’s, right?

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This is an article by Andrew Mahon. Andrew is a writer based in London, who has written for the Spectator, the Daily Wire, Human Life Review, New English Review, Brexit Central, Catholic Journal, Conservative Woman and others. The NHS is so ours. But why is it that we never hear of ‘our police’ or ‘our […]

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Dan C: The Comfort of Fear

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This is an article by Dan C, whose Twitter page is @SirDanofC. For over a century now, every generation has grown slightly more fearful of life, with innate levels of courage having been salami-sliced from birth as a result of the efforts of the nanny state. Until recently, I had wearily considered this an unfortunate […]

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AIDS scaremongers now in charge

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It turns out that Neil Ferguson isn’t only long-time scaremonger to have reached a high position of power. Michael Fumento takes up the story: In this writer’s 1990 book, “The Myth of Heterosexual AIDS,” he is mentioned on 24 pages. A sample: “Dr. Redfield, amazingly, has declared [the chances of] male-to-female vaginal HIV to be 50 […]

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Malcolm Delingpole: The New Divide

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Sad to say, but almost unnoticed a new ‘divide’ is opening up as a result of lockdown, between those of us who live singly, and our married friends. Don’t get me wrong, I have been married twice and have nothing against the institution, particularly as I have some wonderful and supportive kids from both unions, […]

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Andrew Carey: Covid and the underground

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This is an article by Andrew Carey, addicted gambler and unemployed tree feller. When the virus that was to be named Covid-19 erupted in Wuhan I noted that the city had a Metro system. When this virus arrived in the UK, London hardest at first, I thought the Underground system must be a factor in […]

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Latest graphs from Christopher Bowyer

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Hard-working reader Christopher Bowyer has sent me some more graphs, some based on NHS England data, and some on the ONS week 18 release. First, NHS England deaths with Covid-19 by absence (yellow) or presence (green) of a pre-existing condition.   Next, percentage of deaths with Covid-19 by pre-existing condition. (94.8% have one or more […]