The Four White Lies That Led To COVID-Infinity


My daughter has COVID and it’s so sad. We think she’s OK, but why? We’ve fought this thing for years now and it’s impossible. The grandparents got it, the kids got it, we just lost.

What’s so infuriating is that it didn’t have to be this way. Even poor countries like Sri Lanka managed to suppress the…



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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer from Sri Lanka, grumpily in Oxford for a while. Sign up for my newsletter at, and you can reach me at