Has Texas coped with the lifting of lockdown?

18 May

A few weeks back, a number of contributors to this site wrote about what we planned to do after lockdown was lifted. How simple it all seemed back then: go to the pub, visit parents — a jaunt to Italy was also on the cards, I recall. But as we are now discovering, liberty once […]

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Fake news isn’t the problem, fake authority is

8 May

We have heard a lot in recent years about ‘fake news’. A concept that is not only ill-defined but was weaponised from the outset so that it has come to mean little more than: ‘News I do not like or agree with.’ Yet, if we agree that there is at least one particular societal health-hazard […]

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For China, a legal reckoning is coming

21 Apr

As the scale of the coronavirus crisis becomes clear, there is more and more talk of Chinese culpability and possible reparations. A massive 71% of the British public want ministers to sue the Chinese government. In America, meanwhile, Senator Hawley of Missouri has introduced a bill which would pave the way for coronavirus-related lawsuits in […]

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For China, a legal reckoning is coming

21 Apr

As the scale of the coronavirus crisis becomes clear, there is more and more talk of Chinese culpability and possible reparations. A massive 71% of the British public want ministers to sue the Chinese government. In America, meanwhile, Senator Hawley of Missouri has introduced a bill which would pave the way for coronavirus-related lawsuits in […]

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The WHO has failed us again

1 Apr

Like many doctors, Bruce Aylward has been working tirelessly since this coronavirus started its rampage around the planet, although his job takes him away from the medical frontline filled with patients fighting for life. The Canadian physician, a trained epidemiologist, is one of the most influential officials in global efforts to beat this pandemic through […]

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