May 18, 2022

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Opinion pieces from NewsCymru. Our take on the latest news headlines.

Every news outlet has an agenda. Every news outlet has a perspective and their own opinion. The NewsCymru opinion pieces dismantle the “consensus” narrative to see if the narratives being put forward are an accurate description of the facts.

What connects the tragedies of May 25, 2020, and May 14, 2022? The straightforward answer, at least according to many in the media and on the Left, is systemic racism. On May 25, 2020, a black man was murdered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, by a white police officer. The incident was filmed [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source Unherd
Lviv, Ukraine “In the old days, we had horses and cows and pigs and chickens. Now we are dying of hunger. In the old days, we fed the world. Now they have taken all we had away from us and we have nothing. In the old days, I should have bade you [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source Unherd
I am suspicious of the Sally Rooney phenomenon. In particular, I suspect the claim, often made on behalf of the books, that they are an especially authentic or perspicuous representation of the experiences of young adults today. Her novels — Normal People, Conversations with Friends and last summer’s Beautiful World, Where [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source Unherd
During one of the morning assemblies at my convent school, our headmistress, a fearsome nun who beat me with a shoe for accidentally breaking a window, announced that there was to be an amnesty on “Garbage Pail Kids” trading stickers. She was convinced that these grotesque caricatures would have a [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source Unherd
Simon Kuper's book about how a small group of 'Tory Toffs' who were at Oxford in the 1980s masterminded the Brexit project to reclaim their aristocratic birthright is highly entertaining, but not convincing. The post Are All Britain’s Current Woes Traceable to a Group of Entitled ‘Tory Toffs’ at Oxford in [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source Lockdown Skeptics
You might think that if you debunk patently silly extreme weather claims, the entire fear agenda will go away. Think again. Climate change is now firmly embedded in the culture wars surrounding race, identity and gender. The post Forget Science – Climate Now Has a Central Role in The Culture Wars [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source Lockdown Skeptics
Why didn't the US back Zelensky? The New York Times wrote earlier this year that his government could be overthrown by far-right groups if he “agrees to a peace deal that in their minds gives too much to Moscow”. The post Would the U.S. Side With Ukraine’s Far-Right Against Zelensky? appeared [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source Lockdown Skeptics
Fear is ramping up again. Articles are appearing talking up the threat from Omicron. Leading U.S. scientist Dr Eric Topol, Director of Scripps Research in California, has produced a classic of the genre. The post The Covid Fearmongers Return appeared first on The Daily Sceptic. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source Lockdown Skeptics
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