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Nudging towards 400,000 deaths

David Hookes on the dangerous role of behavioural ‘science’ experts and the concept of ‘herd immunity’ in the Government response to the Covid-19 epidemic

“Crises are not in the habit of forming queues”

Planning, investing in carers and international cooperation are vital but lacking in this crisis, says Hugh Gault

What we need is rationing

Trevor Fisher fears a genuine shortage of essentials is coming

Putting people’s health before profit

Paul Nowak explains how trade unions, in contrast to some business fat cats, have been at the forefront of pushing Government to take belated but necessary actions to protect us from the ravages of Covid-19. But there is more to do

A radical programme to get us through the crisis

The UK, in common with the rest of Europe, has swung sharply in the direction of state capitalism. Don Flynn argues that Labour has to push hard to ensure that full employment, a cooperative model for business and a strong voice for workers and communities becomes the direction of travel

Test, trace, isolate, treat and build solidarity

Mike Davis finds the government playing catch-up with its pronouncements in the face of a devastating virus

Could corona kill off global capitalism?

Bryn Jones sees parallels between the film Parasite and the destructive subversion of globalisation by Covid-19