Face Masks

Masking in medical contexts represents the triumph of culture over science

Governments use masking to force compliance, not fight viruses

Overcrowded lectures are bad enough, but Zoom and masks are incompatible with learning

Rules are for the rest of you

Conservative politicians instruct us to wear masks — but vice-signal not doing so themselves

Ewa and Mateusz Dymek say cruelty is being masked by compassion

Olivia Hartley speaks to Laura Dodsworth about face masks, religious faith, and how public health has become a criminal justice matter

Smiling – one of the primary expressions of our common humanity – has been rendered invisible by the ubiquity of face masks

Peter Hitchens says Covid masks are a potent symbol of the West’s headlong flight from Enlightenment values