My response to Simon Chapman in the British Medical Journal apparently got buried at BMJ Towers so they asked me to send it again. It is now up as a (not so) Rapid Response here.
On Sunday, the Observer combined two of my research interests, The Spirit Level and dogy cost estimates. There was so much nonsense in the report that inspired that it took me two blog posts to cover it all. If you are so moved, you can read them here:
Finally, there is my reaction to yesterday's budget: