29 November 2022
The joined-up thinking in Britain’s immediate response to the need for a Covid-19 vaccine in 2020 is now absent – despite its success protecting Brtain's population.
5 July 2021
Cuba has begun shipping its Abdala vaccine against Covid-19 to Venezuela, despite long-standing economic and financial blockades of the two countries by the USA.
18 May 2021
Manchester bus drivers, members of the union Unite, working for Go North West have defeated a plan by the company to fire and rehire them on worse pay and conditions, ending a strike that began at the end of February.
15 March 2021
Strike action by drivers at Go North West in Manchester has been solid – and well supported in the wider labour movement.
1 March 2021
Bus drivers working for Go North West have begun an all-out strike against company plans to fire and rehire workers on worse pay and conditions.
20 February 2021
Most breast screening programmes in Britain were paused in March 2020 because of Covid-19. Screening has since restarted, but there’s much to be done as almost a million women have missed mammograms.
7 February 2021
Russia’s main opposition party is campaigning for the “natural right” of children to go to school in the face of widespread closures.
30 January 2021
Remember the warnings? Poor Britain, too small to go it alone in the big bad world. Now look at the EU’s vaccines debacle…
18 January 2021
The government's plan to manufacture and deliver Covid-19 vaccine shows the remarkable progress made in finding a way out of the pandemic.
17 January 2021
A Yorkshire company has developed new production facilities for personal protective equipment, one of many innovations from British firms in the face of the pandemic.
1 December 2020
The news that Liverpool is to enter Tier 2 when the current restrictions end this week is a challenge to the government’s default top-down, we-know-what’s-best-for-you approach to dealing with the pandemic.
23 November 2020
The scientists involved in developing vaccines against Covid-19 coronavirus – wherever they are based – are part of a global collaboration that has achieved the near impossible in record time.
22 November 2020
Nothing illustrates the potential of collective and people-led organisation like the response of British workers to the Covid-19 pandemic.
9 November 2020
A report from the Institute of Government points out the dangers of devolution exposed by the Covid-19 pandemic.