In its most recent update, on March 31, the Office for National Statistics wrote: "The vast majority of deaths involving Covid-19 have been among people aged 65 years and over (100 out of 108), with almost half (45) of these occurring in the over-85 age group." … [Read more...] about New theories on why coronavirus is killing young and ‘healthy’ people
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It was delivered sardonically, undoubtedly tongue-in-cheek, but was also a useful pointer to white, liberal, middle-class feeling. It was also an unintended guide to what we talk about when we talk about gentrification – that the filter for the media conversation remains depressingly narrow. The rise in volume of media coverage of gentrification in Britain has not been accompanied by a rise in awareness that minority citizens are more likely to be victims of displacement. The neighbourhoods on the receiving end of racial profiling and stop-and-search by police, or aggressive raids by border agents, are the same ones transforming into places ready to have the word “village” added to their name. For every story about the Focus E15 mums there have been two more along the lines of “I’m middle-class and even I’m being pushed out of London”. … [Read more...] about Gentrification X: how an academic argument became the people’s protest
* Closed: schools in Victoria and ACT, gyms, indoor sports venues, pubs, cinemas, nightclubs, casinos, places of worship, theme parks, auction houses, food courts in shopping centres, beauty therapy, tanning, waxing, nail salons, spas and tattoo parlours, galleries, museums, libraries, youth centres, community halls, clubs, RSL clubs, swimming pools, amusement parks, arcades, indoor and outdoor play centres, social sports that involve large groups, outdoor and indoor markets, outdoor playgrounds, outdoor gyms, skate parks. … [Read more...] about Australia’s death toll rises to 37 as two more people die overnight from deadly disease in New South Wales
He added: 'They wanna see me break down and stop or in jail or a box but my n****s still need me they parents need me they family need me till we meet again my twins my slimes.' … [Read more...] about Rising young rappers YNW Juvy and YNW Sakchaser die in hail of bullets after being filmed cavorting with machine gun in video
There was a spike in the number of deaths over the weekend, with two deaths on Sunday following four fatalities of men aged 61, 76, 80 and 91 - three of who were passengers on the doomed Ruby Princess cruise ship - on Saturday, all of them in NSW … [Read more...] about We all want to get out of lockdown – but these people are making it last LONGER: Sydneysiders keep flocking to Cronulla and Manly despite warnings from police – so why aren’t they being fined?