Johnnie Hunter argues that big pharma monopolies are to blame for the prolonging of the pandemic
Boris Johnson has announced that the government will lift all domestic Covid-19 restrictions for England by the end of February, despite daily cases still numbering in the tens of thousands.
Eben Dombay Williams interviews a Chinese citizen about the government’s handling of COVID-19 and what it’s like being in self-isolation there
Shortages of staff and testing kits have left the NHS stretched thin, as Covid-19 cases continue to rise across Britain
Scotland is sleepwalking into a fresh crisis under the SNP-Green coalition, writes Johnnie Hunter
On Tuesday (October 12), a cross-party report was published detailing the government’s many failures in handling the Covid-19 pandemic. Among the errors the document lays out are how the government was too slow to lock down, too eager to abandon community testing, and how it failed to implement effective contract tracing
The French government’s former Minister of Health, Agnes Buzyn, has been charged with “endangering the lives of others” over her mishandling of the pandemic.
Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has announced his intention to step down as leader of the country’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) as his government fails to effectively tackle the spread of Covid-19.
Efrem Craig reflects on the effects that the pandemic has had on teaching, whilst making the case for a socialist education system
The Conservative government are set to end both the furlough scheme and Universal Credit uplift on 30 September, in an attempt to further shift the burden of the Coronavirus pandemic off of the government and onto workers. The planned end to support this autumn would see the 1.9 million people still on furlough having to return to work, while those on Universal Credit would lose the £20 a week uplift brought in earlier in the pandemic.