Coronavirus

No one safe until all safe

Nick Dearden says Britain must follow US in agreeing a patent waiver

Government delay spells unnecessary deaths

As Scotland plans to open a judge-led inquiry by the end of the year, Jo Goodman challenges the Westminster Government’s deadly delay in holding a full public inquiry into the Covid-19 crisis

Covid lays bare lies of austerity

Tory hostile environment has deepened health inequalities during pandemic, says Farah El-Sharnouby

Government puts workplace safety on back burner

Paul Nowak indicts the government for its cavalier approach

Battered and vital

Ralph Berry on how the Covid pandemic has revealed the value of local partnerships

Tories caught out on schools catch-up

Dave Lister on how penny pinching provoked the resignation of top government commissar

Tory handouts to royalty, rich elites, tax exiles. . .

Prem Sikka on the corporate winners in the pandemic

Tories building back insecurity

Kate Bell on how unions pushed the Tories on furlough scheme but stop-start short-termism is creating unnecessary redundancies, especially among Black workers

Covid mental health fallout

Steven Walker says action is needed to avert crisis amongst the poor and young

Women in firing line

Alice Arkwright says TUC research spotlights gender discrimination writ large in the pandemic

Progressive politics beyond the pandemic

Robin Hambleton suggests that Covid-19 is opening up new political possibilities

Britain’s post-Covid settlement?

Bryn Jones says Sunak’s cunning plans - and Labour’s timid alternative - are no 1945 moment