Posts Tagged: COVID-19

The Green New Deal for Europe can shield us from future pandemics

27.05.2020

The risk of triggering pandemics such as the current COVID-19 crisis increases exponentially as we ignore calls to address climate breakdown.

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Failure to deal with Dominic Cummings is a failure of British democracy

27.05.2020

The case of Cummings and the shameless defence of him by all prominent ministers, has eroded much of the public faith in the PM and his government.

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Manchester’s Quarantined Music Scene: The Hazards of Precarious Employment

15.05.2020

Social distancing measures are necessary but will leave workers in the entertainment industry out of work for the foreseeable future.

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COVID-19 Has Created a Boom Economy for Big Data

8.05.2020

COVID-19 may be wreaking havoc on businesses big and small, but there are winners in the pandemic economy. Namely, big data companies.

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Manchester’s quarantined music scene is a microcosm of inequality

4.05.2020

Manchester's precarious musicians, engineers and venue workers need a life line, not just crumbs from the table. 

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Coronavirus crisis shows our collective failure to tackle tax evasion

27.04.2020

There is a dramatic human cost to tax evasion and tax avoidance. Bolstering our public services starts with fighting tax evasion more promptly ...

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Berlin Diaries: “Abnormal Normality”

24.04.2020

This barbaric and destructive 'old normality’ imposed by the neoliberal establishment should be urgently challenged by progressive political voices.

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We need resilient cities to face health and ecological crises

22.04.2020

Building cities that are durable, habitable and resilient is essential to ensure that we can cope with health and ecological crises.

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European PPE shortages betray lack of solidarity with workers

21.04.2020

PPE shortages endanger the lives of healthcare professionals, limit the availability of staff, and impact mental well-being.

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