We look at the disparities in healthcare in dealing with COVID-19, popularly known as Coronavirus. As at the end of February 2020, a combination of reports compiled by the World Health Organisation⇩1Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); World Health Organization; 28 February 2020 and the Chinese CDC⇩3The Epidemiological Characteristics of Read more…
There is an increasing trend of professional journals to ban studies that do not confirm to political correctness. We believe that professional journals should concentrate on peer reviews, not on whether something is politically acceptable. Without the willingness to be extreme, and to reveal uncomfortable truths, we would still be thinking the earth is flat, Read more…
To those not well versed in the manner in which policy narratives have changed in the last dozen years, prepare yourselves for the radical revision of the meaning of the word “equality” which is now politically and judicially established.
Do not imagine that these are mere philosophical niceties without import in the real world. On the contrary, they have a profound impact on the lives of at least hundreds of thousands of people annually.
…But conceding the “gendered nature” of domestic abuse perpetuates the myth that domestic abuse is overwhelmingly perpetrated by men upon women, that women perceive the harm of such abuse far more acutely than do men, and that domestic abuse is specifically a tool used by men to maintain patriarchal power and control over women.
All these claims are refuted by empirical evidence…
This is lamentably by no means the only reason to be concerned that long-cherished principles of justice are now being overturned. But that’s another story and I’m out of time.
Contrary to popular opinion, often heard as an excuse not to provide men with better support services, is that men don’t like to talk about their problems. Not so, says a new global report commissioned by Movember.
Over three quarters of men (77%) think that talking is an effective way to deal with problems, and 76% believe that talking openly can have a positive impact on mental health.