Why had we never heard of Wuhan?

17 Mar

We’ve all heard of Wuhan now. But before the virus, who had? Well, Chinese people, obviously. As for us in the West, though, I have my doubts. China has scores of major cities with millions of people that most westerners have never heard of. Wuhan, for instance, is home to around ten million people, larger […]

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How political correctness went mad

9 Mar

Last month the journalist Toby Young founded the Free Speech Union. Its mission is to “stand up for the right of its members to tell the truth in all circumstances, even if that means causing offence to some”. Young himself has had to resign from a plethora of positions in the face of a huge […]

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