Editorials
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31 Dec 2021
6:00 am

May the new year be better than 2021

Editorials

There are plenty of signs already that 2022 won’t bring the vast majority of people health, wealth or happiness.

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This time last year, most of us were preparing to see the back of 2020 as the year which almost brought us, and the rest of the planet, to our knees, struck down by coronavirus. Things could only get better, we said optimistically, because, really, how could they possibly get worse? Perhaps this New Year’s Eve we’ll be a bit more careful in what we wish for. There are plenty of signs already that 2022 won’t bring the vast majority of people health, wealth or happiness. As the hours count down to midnight, the global Covid infection tally hit one...