Meanwhile, elsewhere…


An overcooked moral panic?

Yes. 150 people have died from swine flu. But, amongst the panic, I thought that it would be a good idea to note that at least three other things that are happening in the world at the moment. It would be nice if just one newspaper, or one television station devoted a similar amount of coverage to how…

The Sri Lankan government continues to kill Tamil civilians

A New York-sized ice shelf collapses off Antarctica

Obama taps HIV specialist to head AIDS fight

(Feel free to add to this list – it’s quite a quick one…)


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