ONLINE RESOURCES THAT MAY BE USEFUL

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alisonfletch
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ONLINE RESOURCES THAT MAY BE USEFUL

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Useful online resources
-Collateral Global A global repository for research into the collateral effects of the COVID-19 lockdown measures.

-The Case Against Lockdowns by Philippe Lemoine, philosopher and commentator, for the CSPI (Center for the Study of Partisanship and Ideology).

-Prof. John P.A. Ioannidis lecture on COVID-19 epidemiology: A lecture by one of world's most cited researchers (and epidemiolgist), summarizing the research on COVID-19 from an evidence-based perspective. Timestamps.

-COVID-19: Rethinking the Lockdown Groupthink by Dr. Ari Joffe, health ethicist and pediatrician in Alberta, Canada.

-Homepage of David L. Katz, MD, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM. Former director of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center and Past-President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.

-Explaincovid.org, by multidisciplinary experts at MIT, Harvard, Brown, Mass General, and elsewhere. Easy to understand and moderate in tone, though not directly "skeptical" of lockdowns.

Interview with Professor Johan Giesecke, former State Epidemiologist of Sweden, and a WHO advisor, on why lockdowns are the wrong policy.

Facts about Covid-19 (daily updates) - from Swiss Propaganda Research - this page makes the case that COVID-19 is less serious than the mainstream media have made out. It is updated daily with new facts and links.

Lockdown Skeptics website - Started by Toby Young who has been fighting the sceptic side on Twitter for a few weeks now - "I’ve done my best to get across the main sceptical arguments in the form of questions."

-Evidence not Fear UK-originated site compiling evidence, links, and op-eds against lockdown policies in the UK and globally.

Media outlets / commentators skeptical of lockdown strategy
Listed starting with the most mainstream (top) to the most alternative and potentially conspiracy-theory (bottom).

For example, Peter Hitchens (near the top) is mainstream, because he writes for a national newspaper and frequently features in TV debates.

-Dr. Michael Levitt, Stanford Professor of Biophysics, 2013 Chemistry Nobel Laureate (complex systems): Twitter handle @MLevitt_NP2013.

-Dr. Vinay Prasad, MD MPH, associate professor of biostatistics and epidemiology at UCSF and a hematologist-oncologist: Twitter handle @vprasadmdmph

-Dr. Wes Pegden, Carnegie-Mellon Professor of Mathematics: Twitter handle @WesPegden.

-Famous pollster/stats reporter Nate Silver of 538 is not quite a lockdown skeptic, but he tends to urge moderation in assessing, for example, the risk of going to the beach: Twitter handle @NateSilver538

The Spectator - British political magazine (claims to be oldest weekly magazine in the world). Conservative. Consistently skeptical of lockdown measures.

Peter Hitchen's blog - Blog of a Mail on Sunday columnist. He is the loudest media voice against lockdown in the UK.

Bill Maher (Real Time), comedian and commentator, has been a consistent source of skepticism, e.g. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lze-rMYLf2E

Dave Rubin - Libertarian American YouTuber, former co-host of The Young Turks. Has recently been producing content with some highly-qualified people speaking critically of the lockdown strategy.

Spiked - British online magazine "committed to fighting for humanism, democracy and freedom"

OffGuardian - Positioned as an alternative to The Guardian newspaper.

Sub-reddit archive and our demographics
As of January 2021, u/TheAngledian has created an updated archive of the sub. There have been so many good submissions, we want to ensure the content remains available for the future.

Here are the survey results of the demographics of our community members: link

Petitions
Great Barrington Declaration - a global petition, signed by thousands of public health and medical professionals, and many more members of the public.
End the Tyrannical Coronavirus Lockdown - Petition to US Governors, US Senate, Donald Trump
Fully Open California
Crowdfunding legal challenges
Join the Legal Challenge to the UK Govt Lockdown
Related regional sub-reddits
r/ukantilockdown - UK anti-lockdown community.

r/LockdownSkepticismAU - Lockdown Skepticism Australia

r/LockdownSkepticismLA - Lockdown Skepticism Los Angeles (USA)

r/SEAsiaSkeptics - Lockdown skeptic community for users from the Indian subcontinent, ASEAN countries, Korea, China and Japan to discuss about the effects of lockdowns in Asia.

r/CoronaKritiker - German anti-lockdown community.

r/CeticosRespostaCovid - Portuguese lockdown skeptic community.

r/NewMexicoAntiLockdown - New Mexico based anti-lockdown community.

r/NorCalLockdownSkeptic - Northern California lockdown skeptic community.

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