Month: January 2018

People Practising Protesting

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What I see are people practising protesting for the big one. It’s just that the big one is an unknown, or not clearly seen, or unthinkable. One thing that social media has done is to enable people to coordinate protests and protesters. There are plenty of things to protest about, of course. And there are many protests that make me think that people are begging for something to protest about. Take what happened yesterday in […]

Has Somebody Got It In For Boots The Chemist

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Has somebody got it in for Boots the chemist? There was a BBC investigatory programme a couple of weeks ago which tried to make out that Boots mixes up prescriptions horrendously. In fact, as the programme showed and couldn’t help but show, Boots’ record of correct prescriptions versus wrong prescriptions is better than at any other pharmacy. In fact, Boots make such a good job of it that the incidence of wrong prescriptions is tiny. […]