Tue. Sep 28th, 2021

Links And Summaries For Those Who Want To Know

Not all of the links in this series of posts will be free; some will be paywalled. (And therefore marked “P”.) But if you’re interested in informing yourself, or making a difference, these are the things to look at today:

Corruption In Government

Support the Good Law Project, which is taking the government to court over its corruption and cronyism. https://goodlawproject.org/ You can follow them on Twitter for regular updates here: https://twitter.com/GoodLawProject They’re currently talking about the use of private emails for government business.

Brexit / Shortages

If you want to know the latest update on the likelihood of food shortages, read this:

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/jun/28/lorry-driver-shortage-uk-government-and-retailers-in-emergency-talks-covid-brexit

Coronavirus:

If you want to know exactly what Sajid Javid said yesterday in Parliament about his plans for tackling the pandemic, and what was said to him in return, here is your link:

https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2021-06-28/debates/16849758-096E-4650-B84D-643DF5458417/Covid-19Update

If you’re concerned about the government’s policy of herd immunity for the young, and you want to know more about Long Covid and how it might affect them, have a look here. This Guardian article summarises the situation well.

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/jun/28/health-systems-should-be-prepared-doctors-brace-for-tsunami-of-long-covid

Here is a link to the study on mix and match vaccines, mentioned by Javid yesterday in parliament: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/28/robust-immune-response-seen-in-mix-and-match-covid-vaccine-study.html

And here is the Lancet, for the medically inclined, commenting on the use of Covid vaccines in children: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(21)00384-4/fulltext

Raising Your Voice:

If you want to sign a petition about the Electoral Commission, which Johnson is attempting to emasculate, here’s your link:

https://www.open-britain.co.uk/electoral_commission?recruiter_id=1687135

If you’d like to support the #RightToFood campaign, you can find out about it here.

https://www.unitetheunion.org/campaigns/right-to-food-campaign/

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