Someone At The NHS Needs Firing

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From our Swindon correspondent: OK, not just firing. Their home and lands taken from them, thrown in to the Tiber in a bag with a...

Frances Ryan’s Problem – Sure It’s Discrimination And It’s Great!

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Frances Ryan wants to tell us all that it's just horrible that disabled people will be discriminated against in access to Covid-19 treatment. Yep,...

New Zealand’s Coronavirus Plan – Control The Borders

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The Guardian is praising New Zealand's plan for dealing with the coronavirus. Which is all most interesting as it involves something that The Guardian...

The Swamp’s The Problem Therefore Trump’s To Blame

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It is, of course, true that Orange Man Bad. But to blame him for the actions of the very swamp he claims to want...

Baby Formula Contains Less Sugar Than Breast Milk Scandal!

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It's possible to wonder at the results of some public health sciencey stuff. For example, we've a report today about how much sugar there...

Domestic Abuse – The Are Costs And Benefits To The Coronavirus Lockdown

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Something that economists have been shouting about - there are costs as well as benefits to the coronavirus lockdown. Of course, whenever they do...

So It’s A Bad Year For ‘Flu Then?

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Duelling estimates of the infectivity and death rate from the coronavirus. In The Guardian we get one trying to straddle the differences: There is...

Coronavirus Doesn’t Change Doctors’ Basic Triage Problem

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We're told that the coronavirus will mean doctors have to make difficult decisions. Sure, it will, but there's nothing new about such decisions, they're...

What Is The Actual Complaint Here Over Coronavirus Testing?

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The way this is framed it is that the rich bastards are using up all the tests which should - righteously - be used...

At Least The 360 Economists Were – While Wrong – Economists

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Way back when St Maggie muttered the idea that perhaps the Man in Whitehall didn't know best 360 economists signed a letter to the...