Jack Dickens

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Thursday, 12 March 2020

Herd immunity and why social distancing won’t prevent the spread of coronavirus

Ever since the World Health Organisation upgraded its classification of the global COVID-19 outbreak to a “pandemic” earlier this week, …

By Jack Dickens

Tuesday, 10 March 2020

It’s time for the West to bring Turkey in from the cold

There is a dilemma facing the Turkish President. Recep Tayyip Erdogan is being forced to confront a choice he would …

By Jack Dickens

Monday, 9 March 2020

Trevor Phillips’ suspension shows how the left tries to silence its critics

There is a paradox at the heart of modern progressivism. It is ostensibly a doctrine of inclusivity, a forward-thinking and …

By Jack Dickens

Saturday, 7 March 2020

Weekend Essay - Modern liberalism destroys liberty

Something important happened on Thursday evening. After appearing on BBC Question Time, Claire Fox, former MEP and Director of the …

By Jack Dickens

Friday, 6 March 2020

Selling off the Six Nations would be a grave mistake

The Chairman of the Six Nations Council, the operating body which runs the annual rugby tournament, has decided to open …

By Jack Dickens

Thursday, 5 March 2020

Britain enters new phase in coronavirus epidemic

The next phase of the UK’s response to the coronavirus is now underway, according to the British government’s Chief Medical …

By Jack Dickens

Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Boris battleplan for Coronavirus lockdown

The public should be ready for a sustained “lockdown” lasting up to a month, Boris Johnson made clear today. Follow …

By Jack Dickens

Monday, 2 March 2020

Boris Johnson to unveil emergency action plan to tackle spread of COVID-19

The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has warned today that Coronavirus is “likely” to spread in the days and weeks …

By Jack Dickens

Monday, 2 March 2020

Coronavirus: global markets update

The effect of coronavirus continues to be felt throughout the global economy. Rising numbers of confirmed cases in several countries …

By Jack Dickens