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Key Workers Need PPE

If key workers are expected to keep our economy going during the coronavirus crisis, the least they deserve is proper protection – now is the time for the government to act.

Four Ways Boris Johnson Can Save Lives Today

After a decade of underfunding and privatisation, the NHS is facing the coronavirus crisis with one arm tied behind its back – here's four ways Boris Johnson could help frontline workers today that would save lives.

The Hidden Coronavirus Crisis

Away from the frontline, coronavirus is putting pressure on essential services across Britain's NHS – and exposing the costs of understaffing and underfunding on every stage of healthcare from cradle to grave.

The Case for a Universal Basic Income

Scottish deputy leader candidate Matt Kerr argues that now is the time to introduce a Universal Basic Income – to provide a floor in society beneath which no-one is permitted to fall.

Europe’s Coronavirus Battle

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed longstanding divisions in the European Union, with the issue of eurobonds dividing the north and south – and solidarity in short supply.

Childcare in an Age of Coronavirus

The coronavirus crisis has left many parents trying to balance a full-time job with childcare – and in the process shone a light on the ways unpaid work in the home props up our entire economy.