Tag: signs of totalitarianism

Another Helping Of Soylent Green, Anyone..?

Taxing meat to simultaneously tackle climate change and improve global health would be far less unpalatable than governments think, according to new research. Oh, really? The research, from the international affairs thinktank Chatham House and Glasgow University, involved surveys and…

In Which I Wonder Yet Again…

…if ‘Inspector Gadget’ is a real policeman: Yes, this is the controversy over Staffordshire Police tweeting the personal details of those arrested on suspicion of drink driving. But under a hashtag that leaves little doubt of their presumed guilt. It…

Note The Passive Voice…

A large area of Knaresborough was sealed off from 5pm until about 8.30pm last night. Children were kept in school and people were told to stay in their homes or businesses. North Yorkshire Police had been told there was an…