Inadequate Test and Trace in the UK

As of today, these are the statistics for NHS Track and Trace (TT) responses. The 24hr response for home testing is at 1.8%. The 48hr response for home testing is at 68.9%. The 24hr response at satellite centres is at 25.7%. The 24hr response at mobile centres is at 89.6%. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/nhs-test-and-trace-statistics-england-25-june-to-1-july-2020/weekly-nhs-test-and-trace-bulletin-england-25-june-to-1-july-2020-html This 24 hr window…

Starmers first three months.

To me, Starmer looks like a man who simply says what he perceives is ‘vote winning’ or ‘popular’ and is thus knocked off balance and is unable to clarify his statements when he reads the crowd wrong, or misses the prevailing wind. This inability to clarify his position seems to be because he doesn’t have…

Media bias evidence

This is a list of research that documents bias in much of the mainstream media, usually to the right wing of the political spectrum. I hope this will be a useful resource when forming arguments. It is listed by research institution then subject. LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY 2015 GENERAL ELECTION http://blog.lboro.ac.uk/crcc/general-election/media-coverage-of-2015-general-election-report-1/ 2017 GENERAL ELECTION http://blog.lboro.ac.uk/crcc/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2017/05/general-election-2017-media-analysis-report-1.pdf https://blog.lboro.ac.uk/crcc/general-election/media-coverage-2017-general-election-campaign-report-2/ https://blog.lboro.ac.uk/crcc/general-election/media-coverage-of-the-2017-general-election-campaign-report-3/…

Fact checking guide

Forget Snopes or C4 Factcheck, you don’t need those, just a little bit of wherewithal. (although they are useful for corroboration). This guide is far from exhaustive, and may contain innacuracies; it is a starting point. There are already many guides out there that have a slightly different focus depending on context of the news….