“Rebuilding local production is an action which will simultaneously make us less vulnerable to the ever-growing vicissitudes of the deteriorating global climate as global just-in-time supply chains are increasingly fragile.” Emma Dawnay and Rupert Read of think tank Green House argue, in a newly published report, that it is time for Britain to seek a Brexit that will really take back control.
Our collective response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been characterised by two vast failures of imagination:
1) Many people and most governments —particularly those of the United States and the UK — have failed to imagine exponential growth and how bad it can get.
What are the underlying reasons for this first failure?
The direction of conversation in the latest trade talks is designed to deepen the UK’s dependence on other economic systems while isolating us from our EU neighbours.
Rupert Read from Extinction Rebellion warns of the false hope of Green Revolution but argues the Coronavirus crisis has revealed our vulnerability and made a kind of restoration possible.
Rupert Read and Tara Greaves on recent ONS figures that prove the much-hyped Oxford Model based on Coronavirus immunity was based on false premises.
Of relevance to all, but especially to those in the BAME community in northern hemispheres.
This note concerns how we should think precautionarily about Vitamin D as a possible way to help prevent the coronavirus.