Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
Editorial: The Nation's Immune System and the Cost of Lies
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The Coronavirus Crisis: Can Rishi Sunak Win the Peace, Not Just Fight the War?
Gareth Roberts argues that the Chancellor must not revert to type after the COVID-19 pandemic eases and preside over the continued under-funding of public services.
‘Behind Closed Doors Johnson and his Cabinet Do Not Applaud the NHS – They Ideologically Oppose It’
From his time working with Brexit and Conservative lobby groups, Shahmir Sanni argues that the people in power in the UK actually despise social services, despite their praise of them during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Coronavirus Crisis: Already Vulnerable Groups Should Not Be Forgotten in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Dr John Ashton with his update on UK developments on the Coronavirus and the side-effects we are overlooking.
The Coronavirus Crisis: Why Are Lies More Attractive than Science?
Sarah Haque explores the gap between expert and public understandings of science and why this poses such challenges in times of public health crises such as the Coronavirus pandemic.
Twitter Cannot Keep Hiding Behind Blanket Anonymity
Why are social media companies so reluctant to accept the harm caused by allowing users to set up anonymous accounts?
The Coronavirus Crisis: China Capitalises on COVID-19 By Blaming Foreigners
CJ Werleman looks at the international conspiracy theories being thrown around about the Coronavirus and how the Chinese Communist Party is using the pandemic to further its geopolitical goals.
The Coronavirus Crisis: More Austerity Doesn't have to be the Answer to a COVID-19 Recession
Stephen Colegrave on why using austerity to justify the right-wing claim that the 'cure is worse than the disease' is so damaging in the fight against the Coronavirus.
The Coronavirus Crisis: What Should Happen Next in Hospitals, Homes, Prisons and the Community?
Dr John Ashton explains how the threat posed by the Coronavirus will be amplified in closed settings and communities.
The Trial of Alex Salmond: What Only the Jury Knows
The former First Minister of Scotland was cleared of all charges against him at Edinburgh's High Court on Monday. Here, court reporter James Doleman shares his thoughts on covering the trial.
The Coronavirus Crisis: Trump is Choosing Mass Graves Over Social Distancing to Save the Stock Market
The lives of Americans are being put in grave danger because of the President's incompetence, misinformation and narcissism, says CJ Werleman.
The Coronavirus Crisis: The Obnoxious Stupidity of Flag-Waving Patriotism
CJ Werleman argues that those flocking to beaches at the weekend and flouting social distancing measures to tackle the COVID-19 outbreak cannot be called patriotic.
Help, I'm a Teenager, Get Me Out of Here
Sofia Overton sets out how Generation Z is in a near constant state of anxiety as existential crisis after existential crisis seems to unfold.
Can Rishi Sunak's Budget Satisfy the New Red Wall Conservatives?
Mike Buckley provides an analysis of why he believes the Government's first budget – and the pressures of the Coronavirus outbreak – will be unable to satisfy its new Red Wall Conservative voters.
The Coronavirus Crisis: The Cloud of Unknowing and the Veil of Ignorance
Hardeep Matharu explores how the uncertainty around the Covid-19 pandemic has reanimated forgotten philosophies of social justice and mutual aid.