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The pitfalls of wrongthink, by @LozzaFox
Our duty to Hong Kong: the case for granting full British citizenship, by Fraser Nelson spectator.co.uk/article/our-du….. https://t.co/rWoc0aOpyI
The same people who have been raging against Dominic Cummings over a mere car journey to Durham are now thronging together in spectacular defiance of the lockdown guidelines. It's one rule for them and another for the rest of us, writes Brendan O'Neill
Laurence Fox: 'I’m not always right and very often wrong, but unless we can accommodate multiple understandings of a situation soon, it will all end with us abandoning reason' spectator.co.uk/article/the-pi…..
We should heed the world’s warnings about China, says Charles Moore
Our duty to Hong Kong: the case for granting full British citizenship
The time has come to right an historic wrong, says Fraser Nelson
The pitfalls of wrongthink | By Laurence Fox spectator.co.uk/article/the-pi…..
Anders Tegnell, Sweden’s chief epidemiologist: 'We looked at the [Imperial] model and we could see that the variables put into the model were quite extreme.. Why did they choose variables that gave extreme results? So we were always quite doubtful.'
Comedy in the era of Twitter outrage: An interview with Ricky Gervais
It’s time to bin the plethora of non-evidence-based Covid policies, starting with “rule of six”. Prof Carl Heneghan: spectator.co.uk/article/boris-…..
Brexit in numbers (2016 vote data from Barmoneter column in The Spectator) https://t.co/hQxs0pKVdY
Police find some protests more palatable than others, writes Douglas Murray
This week’s cover:
The lost boys
The white working class is being left behind, says Christopher Snowdon https://t.co/4nfbKQiSik
Neil Ferguson's sensationalist guesswork is again being taken as gospel by broadcasters, says Ross Clark. spectator.co.uk/article/why-ar…..
Sir Roger Scruton died today at the age of 75. In an article for the 2019 Christmas issue of The Spectator, republished below, he looked back on his year:
When Neil Ferguson gave Sweden his dire Covid prognosis, the authorities there had enough in-house expertise to debunk his report and assumptions immediately. Anders Tegnell explains how:- spectator.co.uk/article/why-bo…..
Of the four US congressmen who have waded into the latest row over Brexit — Eliot Engel, Peter T King, Richard E Neal, and William R Keating — two appear to have been overt IRA sympathisers, and one was a close friend of IRA leader Martin McGuinness:
Firms like Disney calculate that their consumers are too indifferent to China to care about the refusal to take a stance against the Chinese Communist party. Let's hope that the #boycottMulan campaign can prove them wrong, writes Johnny Patterson
When everything is ‘racist’, nothing is, writes @DouglasKMurray bit.ly/3h1bsrA..
The only qualification either Meghan or Harry has to sound off is that they have been anointed a power couple – and they are a power couple for one reason: that the Duke is the grandson of the Queen. There is nothing else, says Melanie McDonagh
No honest person who takes the trouble to read J.K. Rowling's latest book can see the novel as transphobic, says Nick Cohen. But then honest people are hard to find in a culture war
China has made it clear to many nations that it is ready to push hard to have its way.
The question is whether the world is ready to push back
'What makes you the right algorithm for the job?' https://t.co/YH0NlXrsWd