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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

£350m a Week For NHS. We’re Out!

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Those who like to look behind the headlines to spot the implicit stories that accompany them are not all conspiracy theorists. Some point out...

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...

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...

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...

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...