DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Simple tips to keep you well this winter 

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Sing your heart out and wear a warm scarf… some of the simple tips to keep you well this winter
By Dr Michael Mosley for the Daily Mail
Published: 18:11 EDT, 22 October 2021 | Updated: 18:39 EDT, 22 October 2021

Winter is coming and with it lots of highly infectious bugs, not just Covid-19 but also the common cold and the flu.
Several of my friends have already been struck down by the so-called ‘worst cold ever’ doing the rounds, which leaves those affected drained and ill.

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DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Simple tips to keep you well this winter 

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Sing your heart out and wear a warm scarf… some of the simple tips to keep you well this winter
By Dr Michael Mosley for the Daily Mail
Published: 18:11 EDT, 22 October 2021 | Updated: 18:39 EDT, 22 October 2021

Winter is coming and with it lots of highly infectious bugs, not just Covid-19 but also the common cold and the flu.
Several of my friends have already been struck down by the so-called ‘worst cold ever’ doing the rounds, which leaves those affected drained and ill.

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A Video Leak Reveals the Use of Rape as Torture in Russian Prisons

An investigator visits Regional Tuberculosis Hospital No 1 under the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service, its staff charged with abusing convicts. Investigative Committee Office for Saratov Region. (Investigative CommitteeTASS via Getty Images)

Content warning: This article discusses torture and sexual assault in prison and includes graphic descriptions.

“They told me to take [their genitals] into my mouth, to suck,” an inmate from one of Russia’s correctional colonies told Novaya Gazeta in a recent interview.

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Big Tech Insists They’re Protecting Americans From China While Importing Chinese-Style Social Controls

If you need evidence that Big Tech firms are starting to worry about the growing movement to diffuse their immense market power, look no further than their newest scare tactic: using China as an excuse to avoid antitrust scrutiny.
Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and the nonprofit proxies they pay to defend them have put a lot of effort into trying to convince America that subjecting Big Tech to more stringent antitrust enforcement or regulation would have dire consequences.

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President Joe Hoover

Herbert Clark Hoover was, for the bulk of his career as a mining engineer and later administrator of various post-World War I food relief agencies as well as Secretary of Commerce in the Harding and Coolidge presidencies, considered a star. On that basis he was elected the 31st president in a popular vote landslide in 1928.
And then.
Then, in the fall of 1929, the stock market crashed and the American economy tanked. The Great Depression had begun — and American politics changed for decades. Herbert Hoover was made into a villain by his Democratic Party opposition.

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The American founders didn’t believe your sacred freedom means you can do whatever you want

Royalty-free stock illustration ID: 238061920 John Trumbull’s ‘Declaration of Independence’ commissioned in 1817.

by Maurizio Valsania, Università di Torino
President Joe Biden has mandated vaccines for a large part of the American workforce, a requirement that has prompted protest from those opposed to the measure.
Meanwhile, a similar move in New York City to enforce vaccinations has resulted in more than a dozen businesses’ being fined for flouting the rules.

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US Billionaires Got 70% More Wealth Under COVID. They Didn’t Deserve Any of It.

It’s now commonly understood that the world’s billionaires have made a killing off the pandemic, a period that has seen not only mass death on a global scale but also deep economic depression and widespread job loss. The disjuncture here is almost too obvious to need comment. “We’re all in this together!”, the general sentiment that supposedly prevailed circa March 2020, may have been a laudable one, but it’s long been clear that we are not, in fact, all in anything together.

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US Billionaires Got 70% More Wealth Under COVID. They Didn’t Deserve Any of It.

It’s now commonly understood that the world’s billionaires have made a killing off the pandemic, a period that has seen not only mass death on a global scale but also deep economic depression and widespread job loss. The disjuncture here is almost too obvious to need comment. “We’re all in this together!”, the general sentiment that supposedly prevailed circa March 2020, may have been a laudable one, but it’s long been clear that we are not, in fact, all in anything together.

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US Billionaires Got 70% More Wealth Under COVID. They Didn’t Deserve Any of It.

It’s now commonly understood that the world’s billionaires have made a killing off the pandemic, a period that has seen not only mass death on a global scale but also deep economic depression and widespread job loss. The disjuncture here is almost too obvious to need comment. “We’re all in this together!”, the general sentiment that supposedly prevailed circa March 2020, may have been a laudable one, but it’s long been clear that we are not, in fact, all in anything together.

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US Billionaires Got 70% More Wealth Under COVID. They Didn’t Deserve Any of It.

It’s now commonly understood that the world’s billionaires have made a killing off the pandemic, a period that has seen not only mass death on a global scale but also deep economic depression and widespread job loss. The disjuncture here is almost too obvious to need comment. “We’re all in this together!”, the general sentiment that supposedly prevailed circa March 2020, may have been a laudable one, but it’s long been clear that we are not, in fact, all in anything together.

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