Rob Ford says: Stay At Home, Save Lives (@robfordmancs )

Rob Ford says: Stay At Home, Save Lives

Bio Politics Prof, Manchester Uni It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee-house for the voice of the kingdom. (Jonathan Swift)
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iPhone : Here's a v. good example of v. bad survey design. (Or, to be conspiratorial, of survey design aiming at lurid findings.) The scale turns any disagreement into an extreme position. Add in some random responses and a few trolls and the truth is almost certainly less newsworthy. twitter.com/jacyreese/stat…

iPhone : Viewed dispassionately, Scotland has not handled Covid very well yet Nicola Sturgeon's approval ratings are through the roof. Today's column attempts to answer a simple but good question: Why? thetimes.co.uk/article/alex-m…

iPhone : Hi @RedBubble - were sure this was unintentional but your advert has been appearing on this toxic website via the @VDO_AI video platform - will you be taking action to address this? opindia.com/2020/05/since-… #StartSpreadingLove #StopFundingHate

iPhone : Statistician Patrick Ball reminds us that 1) police lie habitually about their culpability in homicides, but despite the incomplete data, we know that 2) cops commit 8-10% of all US homicides and 3) 1/3 of Americans killed by strangers are killed by cops. granta.com/violence-in-bl…

iPhone : There *are* ways of getting more police officers to be police, not thugs. (I stress *more* police officers, obviously.)

A literally vital thread. twitter.com/jamessurowieck…

iPhone : New Interview: I talked to political scientist Omar Wasow about how different kinds of political protest can impact elections, what happens to public opinion when the state engages in violence, and how racism defines the way many Americans view “order.” newyorker.com/news/q-and-a/h…

iPhone : I've written on the fact that a lot of things can still happen. We're 5 months away from election day... but Trump continues to poll worse than any elected incumbent at this point since scientific polling began.

iPhone : Update: Sweden 🇸🇪 daily deaths per capita from #COVID19 has been again increasing. It now tops every major country, and many many folds higher than all Scandinavian neighbors. twitter.com/drericding/sta…

iPhone : Leadership worries for Johnson as Jeremy Hunt spotted meeting Tory “big beasts”

iPhone : So @rcolvileseems to be accusing Labour of being an effective opposition and doing what its meant to do thetimes.co.uk/edition/commen…

iPhone : In the absence of a Government commitment to do so, I promised to publish regular updates on regional R numbers. So here’s a table published today by CMMID. Not a great deal of “room for manoeuvre”, as the Chief Scientific Adviser told the UK Prime Minister daily briefing.