Beth is spot on with this - Dominic Cummings helped Boris Johnson win an election framed around a message of the "elite versus the people". But his actions will be read by many as a sign that he is part of an elite for whom the rules don't apply.https://picsoci.com/tweet/Ls4qWGpnez
Six boys were shipwrecked for 15 months in an island, and they didn’t kill each other. Instead, they set up a commune with food garden, gym, a badminton court, chicken pens and a permanent fire. They even perfectly fixed a broken leghttps://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/may/09/the-real-lord-of-the-flies-what-happened-when-six-boys-were-shipwrecked-for-15-months …
It's infinitely depressing that there is $8.6trn in tax havens globally and the money alone just avoiding tax is enough to end world poverty and ensure in-house piped, treated water to everyone on Earth.
Leading from behind: politicians demanding public schools return immediately - without social distancing between students - but said politicians send their kids to private schools doing remote learning...and they refuse to let parliament resume. Inspiring stuff...
The peak doesn’t determine lockdown timing; lockdown determines the peak. Retrospective studies from around the world suggest locking down one week sooner roughly translates to 60% fewer deaths. Countries that locked down earliest have fared best. That’s “success”.https://picsoci.com/tweet/Arp12M0wd0
At least 28 of London's bus drivers have died as a result of coronavirus since the outbreak began, and some now fear for their lives, despite new safety measures put in place. via
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