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Reply #135 on: December 15, 2020, 16:20:18 PM
World Economic Forum is awful at getting it's message across. What they have is a nice to do list with no plan.

The trickle down economy was always a rich people get richer fraud. Money goes up and sticks at the top.

Last 10 years those at the top in the UK have doubled their wealth. That had to come from somewhere and that was everyone else. The American 400 wealthiest have seen a similar growth in assets.

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Reply #136 on: December 19, 2020, 18:52:11 PM
Boris the Grinch does a massive ewe turn and steals Christmas.

I'm in Tier 3 but my Brother who now lives in the same house as me works at the local hospital. Got sniffles, sneezes and some lung congestion but that seems to be just my fibromyalgia symptoms.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55379220

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Reply #137 on: December 19, 2020, 23:01:19 PM
Exodus from London starts, if anyone is after writing a paper on the plague then this is a good option to explain why it spread so fast across the country.

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/traffic-chaos-expected-people-rush-175444126.html

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Reply #138 on: December 20, 2020, 23:55:43 PM
Exodus from London starts, if anyone is after writing a paper on the plague then this is a good option to explain why it spread so fast across the country.

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/traffic-chaos-expected-people-rush-175444126.html
I am sure you have seen the news about our cluster here.
Borders shut but not instantly and a few days later so you get this mass rush to leave. All these people that could be infected. It is worse than actually issuing more of a control.
You should shut the borders, only accept people tested within last 7 days with an all clear and go from there or something.


There is video of shopping malls in the US with them packed full of people (like rammed) with no masks.


There is a lot to be said about governments and how they have handled COVID-19 but a lot of people have just been pure dicks about it all.
Our latest cluster is all as a result of idiots.


- German couple escapes quarantine process at airport and takes local flight and although tested negative may have spread
- Air Stewardess is in quarantine but boss manages to get her out early and she is not tested and spreads it because she was positive.
- Coach driver who has been taking people from airport to lockdown hotels gets it, is sick, knows he is sick but mingles with family, goes shop before someone flags with him he is sick and then gets tested.
- A couple who knew they were sick but still went to a bowling event and trigger a super spreader situation. AS yet it is unknown how they got it but it is a foreign strain.


The last one likely from one of the others above because the first couple have admitted late to going to more places they had been too. Something that has happened before where people are being questioned on where they have been and they feel the need to lie about it.

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Reply #139 on: December 21, 2020, 18:51:50 PM
Channel tunnel, lorry ferries stopped, for at least two days. There is concern that Boris and co delayed the announcement until parliament was closed.

So I guess we now find out what Brexit could be like on January 1st, except a bit early. Really the international community is acting damn slow on this sort of thing.

Reality is that over the last few decades we have become entirely used to fast, easy, cheap air travel, and that could spread deadly viruses. There have even been TV series about it back to 1975.

Anyone remember Survivors from 1975? Quote, "It concerns the plight of a group of people who have survived an apocalyptic plague pandemic, which was accidentally released by a Chinese scientist and quickly spread across the world via air travel."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Survivors_%281975_TV_series%29


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Reply #140 on: December 24, 2020, 21:46:21 PM
Seems the French have agreed to open a little if those going across are tested. They have even supplied firemen to do the tests and quick kits.

UK gov still incompetent on it.

We now seem to have both our new variant and the South African one. Will Britain be renamed Plague Island? Shaun of the Dead had it about right.

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Reply #141 on: January 02, 2021, 02:18:59 AM
I've worked from home since 2007, and the major thing for me is I can no longer gloat to friends about it! If I had to commute to Belfast daily in my 730d, it would cost about £20/day. That's a huge saving in monetary and carbon terms

personally I hope WFH is proven and remains more common, reducing travel will help co2 emissions

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Reply #142 on: January 02, 2021, 12:58:07 PM
Oh F***! Seems they now have covid wards full of children?

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/covid-wards-full-children-first-145710847.html

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Reply #143 on: January 09, 2021, 16:16:44 PM
I've worked from home since 2007, and the major thing for me is I can no longer gloat to friends about it! If I had to commute to Belfast daily in my 730d, it would cost about £20/day. That's a huge saving in monetary and carbon terms

personally I hope WFH is proven and remains more common, reducing travel will help co2 emissions


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Reply #144 on: January 27, 2021, 09:43:09 AM
World's richest ten people - including Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg - 'are half a TRILLION dollars richer since Covid-19 pandemic began'

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9182661/amp/Oxfam-urges-radical-economic-rejig-post-COVID-world.html

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Re: Life after COVID-19
Reply #145 on: January 27, 2021, 10:31:56 AM
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9182661/amp/Oxfam-urges-radical-economic-rejig-post-COVID-world.html

"Rigged economies are funnelling wealth to a rich elite who are riding out the pandemic in luxury, while those on the frontline of the pandemic - shop assistants, healthcare workers, and market vendors - are struggling to pay the bills and put food on the table," said Gabriela Bucher, executive director of Oxfam International

As much as I hate Oxscam she's not wrong. Takes one to know one I suppose?

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Reply #146 on: January 27, 2021, 19:56:40 PM
Seems there is now 100,000 UK covid dead, saves a little money for more Tory tax cuts for the rich.

Boris says he's sorry and accepts responsibility, so where's his resignation then?

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Reply #147 on: January 27, 2021, 23:32:56 PM
Meanwhile in Australia:
https://www.smh.com.au/national/covid-19-data-centre-coronavirus-by-the-numbers-20200401-p54g4w.html


And it was only really bad because Victoria had a crazy outbreak. Everything here with these cases is 10 times more strict than England.

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