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How Can a Book About Science Denialism Ignore the Most Pervasive Forms of Science Denialism? Sun Sep 26, 2021 14:58 | Toby Young
We're introducing a new section to the Daily Sceptic today: Reviews. We're also publishing our first ever book review in which Dr. Bo Winegard writes about How to Talk to a Science Denier by Lee McIntyre. It's a stinker!
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Lancet?s Panel Investigating Covid Origins Disbanded Because of Ties to Peter Daszak Sun Sep 26, 2021 11:45 | Michael Curzon
A panel of scientists affiliated to the Lancet which has been investigating the origins of Covid has been disbanded because of its ties to Peter Daszak, the President of EcoHealth Alliance.
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Does COVID-19 Have a Hidden Helper That Sometimes Makes it Deadly? Sun Sep 26, 2021 07:00 | Will Jones
The Spanish flu and Swine flu are both made much worse when a particular bacterium is present at the same time. Could Covid behave similarly?
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News Round-Up Sun Sep 26, 2021 00:01 | Michael Curzon
A summary of all the most interesting stories that have appeared about politicians? efforts to control the virus ? and other acts of hubris and folly ? not just in Britain, but around the world.
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Dutch Protest Against Vaccine Passports Sat Sep 25, 2021 22:12 | Michael Curzon
People have gathered in The Hague, Netherlands, to protest against the "medical apartheid" barring those who haven't been vaccinated or tested for Covid from bars, restaurants and theatres.
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Photographers can fool the best experts Sat Sep 25, 2021 06:14 | en
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General boycott of Covid-19 Global Summit Fri Sep 24, 2021 20:11 | en
Ahmad Massoud has fled Afghanistan Fri Sep 24, 2021 08:00 | en
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Gun Control in America.......
international | crime and justice | opinion/analysis Wednesday June 02, 2021 20:19 by Uchenna Okeke
Gun control is at the forefront of American politics and has seen unprecedented news coverage over
the last few weeks with gun violence and mass shootings at an all time high.
13-year-old Adam Toledo had gun in his hand when fatally shot by Chicago police: prosecutors say. (Chicago Tribune)
Yesterday was another horrible day in our beloved city of Chicago, Illinois. 13 year old Adam Toledo, who had been carrying a gun, was fatally shot by an officer, public servant, friend and family member. It is not who Adam Toledo could have ever been, but who was this police officer, reckless, irresponsible, and highly unskilled. The police chief of Chicago is now calling for “Foot Pursuit” policies to be changed. After Adam and 21 year old Ruben Romano took off, armed and on foot, through the neighborhood; police officers summoned to the scene began their pursuit shortly before 3 a.m. The boy again was asked repeatedly to drop his weapon. Police said officers were dispatched to the Little Village neighborhood on the city’s West Side, well after the department’s ShotSpotter technology detected the sound of “eight” gunshots in the area. When they arrived, Toledo and a 21-year-old man ran away. While chasing the teen, there was an armed confrontation during which the officer shot him once in the chest, police said. Later, body cam video would show the 13-year-old raising his hands above his head and complying with police commands when he was shot. Ruben Roman was arrested at the scene of Toledo’s shooting on a misdemeanor charge of resisting or obstructing a peace officer. Roman was arrested on an unrelated warrant last week and charged with child endangerment, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and reckless discharge of a firearm for his actions that night. Yesterday, the Toledo family viewed body cam video of the shooting, the city’s Civilian office of Police accountability announced late Tuesday. The agency said it would not immediately release the video at the request of the family of Adam Toledo. “COPA has advised family representatives, that it is still acutely sensitive to the family’s grief and their desire to avoid public release of materials related to Adam’s tragic death. Attorney Raul A. Reyes wrote, "Much of what we know so far is unacceptable... There has been a disproportionate focus on the circumstances surrounding the shooting, rather than on the fact that a police officer killed an unarmed child. Sadly, this kind of violence is familiar to Latino communities and that should disturb all Americans.” In the meantime, protests erupted all over the streets of Chicago. Demonstraters chanted slogans like "Hands Up, Don't Shoot", "No justice, no peace", "Justice for Adam Toledo", and "Stop Racist Police Terror". Mayor Lightfoot stated that the city would be putting into place plans to prepare for unrest. Students in the Chicago school district have called for the removal of armed officers from public schools and for more accountability. There is also an issue of Toledo’s mother, who must explain why her 13 year old is not in bed, or at home doing his homework and is running through the streets with a gun, threatening to join a gang. Every citizen, neighbor and family friend has grieved for the loss of such young life; from 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, 12-year-old Tamir Rice, and 18-year-old Andrés Guardado. When will this insanity end? How can our government change the course of these events to extend the safety and welfare of all our children, wherever they were raised.