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Links Saturday 4 April 2020

I Have a Plan So That We Can Remain Anonymous But Have Maximum Effect”

https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2020/04/i-have-a-plan-so-that-we-can-remain-anonymous-but-have-maximum-effect/

 

First Minister NicolaSturgeonholds a press conference on coronavirus 3/4/2020

https://mobile.twitter.com/scotgov/status/1246037805299630082

 

Scottish Government

https://www.gov.scot/news/

 

Matt Hancock - 4 Doctors have died & some nurses

https://mobile.twitter.com/Haggis_UK/status/1245800735259885568

 

A job matching service has launched today for the Edinburgh and South East Scotland region in response to the #coronavirusoutbreak

City Region Deal launches Covid-19 Job Support

 

We’ve introduced some business support that is Scotland-specific, which sits alongside the GOVUKs v welcome support for wages thru the Job Retention Scheme & Self-Employed scheme

https://mobile.twitter.com/KateForbesMSP/status/1246047778234646528

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland

https://spice-spotlight.scot/2020/04/03/coronavirus-covid-19-in-scotland/

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19): How are deaths counted?

https://spice-spotlight.scot/2020/04/03/coronavirus-covid-19-how-are-deaths-counted/

 

As the coronavirus spreads in Ecuador, bodies are being left on streets

https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-04-01/coronavirus-in-guayaquil-ecuador-bodies-in-the-streets?_amp=true&__twitter_impression=true

 

Think our government knows what they are doing? Watch this.

https://mobile.twitter.com/PeoplesMomentum/status/1246025662554660864

 

Scotland goes Pop

With a voice in London once again banging the "herd immunity" drum, the time has come for Nicola Sturgeon to follow Jacinda Ardern by loudly saying "no way, not EVER"

 

What’s wrong with British nationalists?

https://weegingerdug.wordpress.com/2020/04/02/whats-wrong-with-british-nationalists/

 

Maybe our new film about Declaration of Arbroath could help keep folk at home awhile? It'll be online Saturday 9am. It seems to be the only film coverage of 700th anniversary.

https://mobile.twitter.com/LesleyRiddoch/status/1246130021841997825

 

Declaration – a letter of liberty

https://weegingerdug.wordpress.com/2020/04/04/declaration-a-letter-of-liberty/

 

Taking inspiration from lockdown Italy and to tie in with this Saturday's virtual celebrations of The Declaration of Arbroath, Yessers across Scotland are to create a Sea of Saltires from their gardens, balconies or windows. Will you join us?

https://mobile.twitter.com/yesgrassrootsob/status/1245829196380639232

 

Why 5G is not causing the coronavirus pandemic, despite the conspiracy theory about towers, Wuhan and radiation

https://inews.co.uk/news/technology/5g-coronavirus-conspiracy-theory-towers-radiation-wuhan-dangers-explained-2525663

 

Special report: Scotland… the greatest secret on the seven seas

https://www.insider.co.uk/special-reports/scotland-greatest-secret-seven-seas-21807795

 

Talking up Scotland

https://www.scoop.it/topic/talking-up-scotland

 

Holyrood magazine

Holyrood

 

Johnson gov’t losing the Covid battle on the frontlines and headlines

https://truepublica.org.uk/united-kingdom/johnson-govt-losing-the-covid-battle-on-the-frontlines-and-headlines/

 

Grover Norquist, your bath is ready”

http://www.progressivepulse.org/politics/grover-norquist-your-bath-is-ready-a-guest-post-by-samuel-johnson

 

Richard Murphy

£55 billion of NHS PFI debt has not been written off: with so much else that now needs to be reformed if the NHS is to serve us into the future

 

Three Years in Hell: Fintan O’Toole on the disastrous Corbyn Effect

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/2020/04/03/three-years-in-hell-fintan-otoole-on-the-disastrous-corbyn-effect/

 

3 April update: what happened in Brexit this week?

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/2020/04/03/3-april-update-what-happened-in-brexit-this-week/

 

Chris Grey

The latest delusion

 

Why Are So Many More Men Dying from Coronavirus?

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/02/opinion/coronavirus-men-women.html#click=https://t.co/wswCxmrY2C

 

US accused of 'modern piracy' after diversion of masks meant for Europe

https://mobile.twitter.com/ThatTimWalker/status/1246150154778030097

 

Here is Captain Crozier walking away from his ship while sailors chant his name after he was relieved from duty for blowing the whistle on a coronavirus contamination aboard the USS Roosevelt.

https://mobile.twitter.com/girlsreallyrule/status/1246067852370751488

 

Joke I heard

“The dogs want to know why the humans are wearing muzzles”

A great collection this morning, Ann.  Thank you.

Thanks again Ann for the links, hope you are safe and well.

What an absolutely coruscating piece from Craig Murray, wow. Lesley Riddoch''s film about the Declaration of Arbroath is well worth a watch.

 

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