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‘We’re Rounding the Corner Beautifully,’ Trump Lies Just Before US Hits Another Record: 85,000+ New Covid-19 Cases

“Trump’s lies and his rejection of science have cost us tens of thousands of lives. We need a new president,” said Sen. Bernie Sanders. by Jake Johnson, staff writer
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Quiz time

A quiz for you today. You may notice that there is a trap for blonde-haired global leaders of the very stable genius variety. Please identify the items in the images. Answers are at the end. 2. 3. 4. 5. Thanks … Continue reading

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New Global Report Warns Nearly 40% of Plants at Risk of Extinction

Republished under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License Published on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 by Common Dreams   “At a time of rapid biodiversity loss, we are failing to access the treasure chest of incredible diversity on offer and missing … Continue reading

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Donald Trump denies the climate crisis and Coronavirus

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55 Tufton Street

55 Tufton Street, near the UK parliament at Westminster, London is home to many influential thinktanks that promote climate crisis denial and climate destruction. Writers Rebel, associated with Extinction Rebellion held a protest there on 2 September 2020.

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Earth has lost 28 trillion tonnes of ice in less than 30 years

‘Stunned’ scientists say there is little doubt global heating is to blame for the loss A total of 28 trillion tonnes of ice have disappeared from the surface of the Earth since 1994. That is stunning conclusion of UK scientists … Continue reading

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Track, Trace and the Myth of Private Sector Efficiency

Track, Trace and the Myth of Private Sector Efficiency The established system for contact tracing is operated through Public Health England (PHE) and run by local public health protection teams in the public sector. Its services had been badly eroded … Continue reading

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CRONY CAPITALISM: Boris Johnson’s government of sleaze

It’s taken just 12 months for Boris Johnson to create a government of sleaze Johnathan Freedland It took the last Tory government the best part of 18 years to become mired in sleaze, but Boris Johnson’s administration is smelling of … Continue reading

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CRONY CAPITALISM: Let the proles live in and eat siht

Let the proles live in and eat siht The Tories’ planning overhaul is a ferocious attack on democracy Laurie Macfarlane Just over a month ago Boris Johnson promised to deliver the most radical reforms to England’s planning system “since the … Continue reading

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Clapping won’t save the NHS

Led By Donkeys show how the IFT is trying to sell off the NHS from Clipping for the Many on Vimeo. Time that I start posting again. The sleezy, corrupt Capitalist elite need to answer to the electorate instead of … Continue reading

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UK politics assessment

An update to an earlier post from March 2019 to reflect changes since then. This is a work in progress and needs to be finished. Since then Boris Johnson was apponted leader of the Conservative party in July 2019 and … Continue reading

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US Coronavirus: Donald Trump’s reponse to Coronavirus an absolute chaotic disaster

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Revealed: PPE stockpile was out-of-date when coronavirus hit UK

By Channel 4 News Investigations Team Almost 80% of respirators in the national pandemic stockpile were out of date when coronavirus hit the UK. Channel 4 News has obtained detailed stock lists that reveal exactly what was held, on the … Continue reading

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Coronavirus UK: Boris Johnson catching Coronavirus and UK’s Herd Immunity Strategy

Boris Johnson is or was insane. The UK government has claimed that it was not pursuing a strategy of herd immunity but it was. The government’s chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance has told Sky News that about 60% of … Continue reading

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Draft, subject to revision: If I was in charge in UK

This post is definitely subject to revision. I would not be concerned with repatriating people. States are not responsible for such reckless people. ed: The prime purpose is to prevent spread of the virus. Such reckless people can be detained … Continue reading

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Coronavirus UK: Background

Suggested background for you to watch or not.

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Coming soon: Coronavirus UK

Coronavirus UK is a big issue so there will be a series of posts. I intend to explain in some detail why UK is pursuing it’s current course (essentially the NHS is totally overwhelmed so the purpose is to reduce … Continue reading

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https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/02/26/business/26reuters-apple-shareholders.html (Reuters) – An Apple Inc shareholder proposal critical of the company’s app removals in China received a relatively high level of support at the iPhone maker’s annual meeting on Wednesday, enough to push the company to respond, experts said. … Continue reading

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Boris the worse that useless Boris

It’s bash the liar Boris Johnson time again. https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/boris-johnsons-mustique-villa-stay-21500154 It’s uncertain who paid for Boris and Carrie’s Mustique holiday. Boris has declared it was paid for by Carphone Warehouse boss David Ross. Applying my maxim that Boris ‘Alien’ Liar is … Continue reading

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Sunday Review

Boris ‘Alien’ Johnson(*1) has been lying again about post-Brexit food standards. Liam Fox has also been lying about them. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/03/fears-about-us-food-standards-hysterical-says-boris-johnson … In a speech setting out his goals for trade after Brexit, the prime minister said the UK would not … Continue reading

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