Government. Socialists. The World Economic Forum. Russia. China. The French. Lizard Kings. In a world where anti-vaccination fervour has largely lost its point, all these and more have been accused of inventing the latest bête noire of the angry, 15-minute cities.

On paper, it’s an unlikely cause to rile against: in its purest form, a 15-minute city (sometimes also referred to, less ambitiously, as a 20-minute town) is one that has been planned so that all the amenities are within a 15-minute walk or cycle of where residents live.