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On the COVID-19 Frontline in India
Saniya More speaks to health workers in Kolhapur to find out how they are preventing community-wide Coronavirus infections with little money
COVID-19: A Testing Time for Us All
Ivor Gaber's experience of the UK's testing regime suggests that complexity and contamination may be suppressing Coronavirus numbers more than containment.
Communities Need to Take Contact Tracing into their Own Hands
'Test, trace and isolate' is not working and is unlikely to work well anytime soon. With the Government failing, community medics and volunteers reveal how we can save ourselves
Hubris and Technology Triumphalism in the Government’s £12m COVID-19 Contact Tracing App
Paul Dempsey shows how ‘big data’ cannot replace ‘no data’ and that the UK’s centralised plan to combat the Coronavirus was flawed at the outset
The HSBC Loan Scandal Leaving Small Businesses On the Edge
Adrian Goldberg speaks to business owners who say their attempts to secure a Bounce Back Loan from the bank during the Coronavirus crisis has only added to their problems
Victims of Domestic Abuse Are Being ‘Held Accountable for their Own Murders’
Following a front page story giving a platform to JK Rowling's abusive ex-husband by the Sun newspaper, Emma Jones speaks to campaigners about why the lives of women who have suffered domestic violence seem to be valued less in society than men's
How Tunisia Won the Battle Against Coronavirus
Jonathan Fenton-Harvey reports on the quick response and tremendous civil mobilisation that has made the North African country COVID-19 free and able soon to reopen its borders for tourism
'Track and Trace' Will Leave Behind those Most Susceptible to COVID-19
Tasnim Nazeer reports on how the Government's troubled smartphone app will only exacerbate the health inequalities exposed by the Coronavirus pandemic
The Coronavirus Crisis: Corruption, Negligence and Harassment in Brazil
Monica Piccinini considers how the Brazilian Government is trying to turn the Coronavirus pandemic to its advantage
COVID-19 has Brought Our Slow-Moving Democratic Crisis Front and Centre
Kyle Taylor shares the recommendations of a new report focused on solutions to keep democratic processes going during crises such as the Coronavirus outbreak.
Blackstone, Private Equity and the Future of Public Education
Tom White, Ben Jacob and Crystal Ma look at how private firms and billionaire donors could benefit from the radical restructuring of universities during the Coronavirus pandemic
Coronavirus Crisis: As Ireland Reopens, the UK Faces a Summer of Discontent
James Melville reports on how foresight helped Ireland fight COVID-19, while Boris Johnson's Government wallow in hindsight and blame
How 'Go Hard, Go Early' Helped New Zealand Defeat the Coronavirus
Brandon Clarke explains how Jacinda Ardern's stringent lockdown strategy means that New Zealand is now COVID-19 free and open for business
BAME COVID-19 DEATHS: The Coronavirus Might Not Discriminate – But Societies Do
Public Health England's report into risk factors associated with COVID-19 deaths has revealed the structural inequality and poverty endangering lives.
What Does China Really Want?
With pro-democracy protests recommencing in Hong Kong, the Financial Times’ former Asia Editor explores what China's motives are towards the former British colony and the West.