One of the most galling tropes of the UK government Covid response, has been that officialdom has been “following the science” to keep everyone ‘safe’.
Since the emergence of the SARS-COV-2 virus in early 2020, TV has morphed into a government transmitter of covert ‘nudges’ and propaganda to persuade us all to behave in ways that the state deems to be for the greater good.
Public Health England have been replaced by the UK Health Security Agency and the new agency has already made changes in what data is reported but moreover trying to police what people do with it.
HART has recently covered concerns about censorship. Some is more subtle, for example the self-censorship of the JCVI, who last week simultaneously published minutes from all meetings held from May to July.
17 June 2021 – HART members have long been concerned about the lack of scientific debate in the mainstream media and the worrying trend of censorship and harassment of those who question the government’s narrative.