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Here is the British government’s new ‘plan for drivers’. And here is a quote from it:
We will explore options to stop local councils using so-called “15-minute cities”, such as in Oxford, to police people’s lives
We are now ruled by people pushing conspiracy theories: either knowingly because they think that provoking further divisions in society will keep them in power, or because they believe the conspiratorial nonsense they’re peddling to be true. I don’t know which is more terrifying, but in either case these people are grotesquely unfit to be in office.
Wayback machine link because rewriting history is pretty much certain here.
The government of Britain wishes to stop councils — councils elected by local people — implementing schemes where essential amenities are always within a 15-minute walk for their voters.
Being another letter I will not send to my MP.
In late 2018, when I still worked at the Met Office, I sent a document to some people there which explained why I thought AI would come to dominate weather forecasting, and why weather forecasting organisations should be looking at AI, urgently. Today, the 28th of July 2023, there is a leader on the subject in The Economist as well as an extended article in its Science and Technology section.
I’d like to believe there was some purpose in writing to my MP, but I no longer do. He probably means well, but his soul has been sold, if he ever had one.
Or, the calls are coming from inside the house.
I don’t understand how the UK got onto its current death march, or where that death march will end. Here are some ideas which are worth what you paid for them.
Three days ago I pointed out that the UK government was lying about the influence of the war in Ukraine on UK retail energy prices. Now we have a better idea what that influence might actually be.
The UK government would like you to believe that the recent increases in the rate people pay for energy are due to the war in Ukraine. This is a lie.
They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.