WIRED UK: Did Sweden’s coronavirus experiment pay off? Not really

Arrogance kills

Did Sweden’s coronavirus experiment pay off? Not really
While much of Europe locked-down, Sweden went with a different plan, but the data suggests that the country’s relaxed approach didn’t work

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VICE UK: Students Sent Us Photos of the Meals They’re Being Given in Quarantine

Shit people running these universities

Students Sent Us Photos of the Meals They’re Being Given in Quarantine
It’s kind of like living off airplane meals, but worse, because you can’t get off the plane.

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The Independent: The government is handing over state schools in England to the private sector

Whoever voted for the CONservatives

The government is handing over state schools in England to the private sector
In 2020, privatisation is no longer the covert, sneaky programme it once was. After the Covid-19 pandemic, the game is exposed for anyone to see, writes Carl Parsons

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Evening Standard: Church of England put its own reputation ahead of child abuse victims, report finds

Church of England put its own reputation ahead of child abuse victims, report finds
The Church of England allowed child abusers to hide within its ranks and put the protection of its reputation ahead of the fate of victims over many decades, a damning report said today.

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CNN: A Hong Kong teenager’s death became a magnet for conspiracies, and exposed deep problems in how the city operates

A Hong Kong teenager’s death became a magnet for conspiracies, and exposed deep problems in how the city operates
The crowd recoiled as tear gas canisters rained down on them and riot police advanced up the street, carrying shields and batons.

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CNN: A Hong Kong teenager’s death became a magnet for conspiracies, and exposed deep problems in how the city operates

A Hong Kong teenager’s death became a magnet for conspiracies, and exposed deep problems in how the city operates
The crowd recoiled as tear gas canisters rained down on them and riot police advanced up the street, carrying shields and batons.

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BuzzFeed News: “I Have Blood On My Hands”: A Whistleblower Says Facebook Ignored Globa l Political Manipulation

“I Have Blood On My Hands”: A Whistleblower Says Facebook Ignored Global Political Manipulation
A 6,600-word internal memo from a fired Facebook data scientist details how the social network knew about specific examples of global political manipulation — and failed to act.

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National Geographic: Hong Kong mourns the end of its way of life as China cracks down on dissent

Hong Kong mourns the end of its way of life as China cracks down on dissent
“It’s like watching a patient with cancer finally die.” Hong Kongers grapple with the loss of their city.

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The New York Times: On a Scottish Isle, Nursing Home Deaths Expose a Covid-19 Scandal

On a Scottish Isle, Nursing Home Deaths Expose a Covid-19 Scandal
At the Home Farm nursing home on the Isle of Skye, more than a quarter of its residents died and nearly all were infected with coronavirus. Families are furious.

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CNN: Exclusive: She’s been falsely accused of starting the pandemic. Her life has been turned upside down

Exclusive: She’s been falsely accused of starting the pandemic. Her life has been turned upside down
Maatje Benassi, a US Army reservist and mother of two, has become the target of conspiracy theorists who falsely place her at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, saying she brought the disease to China.

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