The Final Insult

Pitiful scenes like this have played out around the world. For nothing. A Devil's Curmudgeon. This is it. The jig is finally up. The cover is blown and the veil of lies has been stripped away for all to see. What little credibility most Western governments had over the Wuhan pandemic has been shredded over …

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The Conspiracy Theory Burning America

Anti-vaxxers, 5G, Lizard People, the Illuminati…and Black Lives Matter. Imagine if anti-vaxxers were rioting, burning and looting across America’s major cities. Imagine if store owners were being beaten to death by thugs convinced that Bill Gates was impurifying their precious bodily fluids. Imagine if celebrity chefs and soccer moms were besieging the White House. The …

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How Not to Get Fooled: Graphs

Data visualisations – “graphs”, to the unitiated – have been an incredibly useful tool for cutting through the fog of bias and misunderstanding to get at the facts. One of the most famous early data visualisations was John Snow’s graph plotting every case in the infamous Broad Street cholera outbreak of 1854. Snow’s dot map …

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Where Are All These Jew-Haters Coming From?

Anti-Semitic graffiti in a Paris graveyard. An ugliness we should never have seen again. Right or Left, Antisemitism Is a Cancer Which Must Be Resolutely and Honestly Tackled. When New York mayor Bill de Blasio warned the city’s “Jewish community” that “the time for warnings has passed”, it understandably set many American Jews’ danger senses …

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