The Problem With Whining About Processed Food

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It is the latest assault on all this capitalist modernity, that processed food is bad for you. Instead we should all be eating stuff...

But People Like Holidays

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We have the usual blindness of the expert here. Which is to be expert in one field and never bother to look up and...

Robert Reich Is Ignorant – Or Casuistic – Again

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Robert Reich tells us the following: By contrast, the United States — with the highest death rate and most haphazard response to Covid-19 of any...

Coronavirus: The Shock of the New?

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From our Swindon Correspondent: Someone pointed out on Question Time that the number of deaths from Covid-19 in the UK was less than the number...

What The Heck Is Nesrine Malik Talking About Here?

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We're told that coronavirus - the damage done by it that is, not its existence - is a function of anti-state neoliberalism. Yup, it's...

Covid Transport

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From our Swindon correspondent: From the BBC Mr Shapps, who was speaking a day before the prime minister is due to address the country on lockdown...

A Prize For Worst Covid19 Statistic Of The Day

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Clearly, I mean obviously, since the Orange Man is Bad he must be using the wrong response to the coronavirus epidemic. We need no...

Better Not Have A 6 Month Shutdown Then

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There are costs to everything, there are benefits to everything, the trick being to aim for the sweet spot of the optimal outcome. Where...

Those Appalling Missed Chances To Buy Protective Equipment Alongside The EU

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We are told, in hushed tones, that Boris has been very bad. For, you see, when it was possible to join up with the...

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,...