The Left and Covid – Part II: Outsourcing a better world to the WEF

This is the second part of an analysis provided by British writer Chris R on the failure of the Left to stand up to covid authoritarianism. In this part he examines some of the fundamentals of contemporary Left thinking that might explain why and how it failed to respond correctly to the covid challenge, including a horror of ‘conspiracy theories’, a pernicious anti-industrial mentality, and, amongst the intelligentsia, alienation from productive economic work.

Ministry of Truth NZ: The documents that reveal the government’s many tentacled approach to mass political monitoring

Two documents released under OIA lay out the mindset and the cross-agency apparatus the government set up to monitor and record so-called ‘mis-and-disinformation’. They raise serious questions about whether or not the state is respecting citizens’ privacy and right to free speech and whether it’s treating political dissent as ‘disinformation’.