Covid19 and the Conspiracy Theorists

The late polemicist Christopher Hitchens once described conspiracy theories as the “exhaust fumes of democracy: the unavoidable result of a large amount of information circulating among a large number of people.” The current pandemic has brought out conspiracy theorists in droves and their theories are as outlandish as ever. Our […]

Legalize it

BY SAIMA BAIG In the last few weeks or so, a fracas has unfolded in the UK media. Charlotte Caldwell, from Northern Ireland, had cannabis oil which was confiscated at Heathrow Airport, because it contains a psychoactive substance called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC – the psychoactive element in marijuana), high concentrations of which are […]

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