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. [Read now...]
Almost anyone can be President, but very few can do things like analyze viruses or synthesize vaccines.
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. [Read now...]
The new railway might destroy some wildlife habitats but what if it helps tackle climate change? [Read now...]
Academic experts get behind the soundbites and campaign claims. [Read now...]
Deeply divisive issues like Brexit are seeping into the way people interact with one another, undermining trust and tolerance of others. [Read now...]
David Nicholl has been asking legitimate questions. It is the government’s urgent duty to answer them, say Martin McKee and Trish Greenhalgh. [Read now...]
Andy Martin asks Brexiters to look again at the reasons they want Britain to leave the EU and to consider issues they may not have considered before that could destroy the UK. [Read now...]