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A brilliant thread by Russell Jones on politicians who trade on dog-whistle racism, empty nationalism, disdain for truth, and why they deflect to mislead voters.
Anti-5G conspiracy theories have been around for some time, but the coronavirus crisis is winning them new supporters.
On why Number 10’s science must be thoroughly scrutinised, questioned, checked, and tested before it becomes official, and why without an open and transparent debate, the government is demanding blind faith from an entire nation.
The coronavirus is dominating the news schedules. And you know it must be serious when public broadcasters like the BBC, which should ask gravely serious experts to inform us about the realities of the pandemic, interview political ‘experts’ like Nigel Farage to the rescue instead.
Almost anyone can be President, but very few can do things like analyze viruses or synthesize vaccines.2 min read
A brilliant thread by Venkatesh Rao on how the coronavirus has turned the most anti-experts and anti-establishment populist supporters into believers in epidemiology credentials.