What Were the Chinese Thinking?

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From our American correspondent, Esteban: A month or so ago, when we were beginning to understand how serious the Kung Flu was going to become,...

Quarantines and Those Idealistic Young People

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From our American correspondent, Esteban: Much has been made over the past year of the fact that young people in America approve of Socialism in...

What If Coronavirus Is Just The Old Man’s Friend, Pneumonia?

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This is not to say that this is entirely correct but it is something that we do have to think about. What if coronavirus,...

Entire Idiocy About Socioeconomic Inequality And Premature Mortality

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Sadly the cretins are out in force again. This time it's a repeat of the really stupid assumptions underlying socioeconomic inequality and premature mortality....

Julian Assange And Terri Schiavo

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We look forward to the same reaction in the two cases. Because, of course, the same situation and facts should indeed give us the...

Free Heroin On The NHS – What Took So Long?

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This is an obviously good idea the only complaint about it is how long it took them to institute it: Addicts are to be supplied...

Michael John Waring – 1939 – 2019

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It is with great sadness that we note the death of our beloved friend, father, brother and tutor Professor Michael Waring on 16 November 2019. A world expert...

Beer Then Wine, We’ll Be Fine

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"I have taken more out of alcohol that alcohol has taken out of me", declared Winston Churchill. The national saviour and veteran tosspot was right...

Who Knew? Legal Cannabis Increases Sales Of Candies And Chips

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In what is surely the most surprising finding of all time it has become apparent that the munchies are a real thing. For when...

New Bad Science! Caffeine Doesn’t Stop You Sleeping

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So, we've new and exciting research that shows that having caffeine doesn't stop you sleeping: Caffeine is known to be a powerful stimulant which...