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Weekend read: Is public money supporting crackheads?

My recommended read this weekend comes from the website of the excellent Full Fact organisation. Full Fact usually publishes articles which check the veracity of claims made by politicians or companies, which always make for enlightening reading. But earlier this week, in this post, Owen Spottiswoode looked at the veracity of the claims made in a particularly unpleasant letter to a newspaper, which had been spread widely online.

It’s a brilliant example of the simple truth making prejudice look foolish. It’s like the research behind a Aaron-Sorkin-esque rant. I love it. Bravo.

This 2,078th post was filed under: Weekend Reads.

More posts worth reading

What I’ve been reading this month (published 5th March 2018)

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TV I’ve been watching lately (published 9th January 2018)

WD-40 (published 19th January 2005)

The blog’s going to need a new strapline… (published 11th June 2008)

Wishing you peace and happiness at Christmas (published 25th December 2007)

Minimum wage increased to £5.05 (published 25th February 2005)

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