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Anoosh Chakelian is the New Statesman’s Britain editor.
Our exclusive analysis shows the government paid private contractors almost double the retail value for food parcels containing items that were barely edible.
My family story is bound up in the displacement of Armenians from their ancestral lands. In the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia, I hear echoes of that history.
Hundreds of people are still dying at home each week because they are worried about putting excessive pressure on the NHS.
British employers filed for 58,000 redundancies in August, totalling 498,000 since the pandemic took hold – and there will be many more to come.
After the A-level results debacle, another flawed government calculation is now creating misery for welfare claimants.
The prime minister's hollow promises of “skilling up” are aimed at the very people whose jobs are imperilled by the government's choices.
Exclusive polling shows lockdown measures remain popular in Britain – but self-isolation is, for too many, simply unaffordable.
Polling for the New Statesman suggests a majority of people would prefer more emphasis on solutions from the Labour Party.
As Boris Johnson faces a second wave, and the testing regime flounders, the next challenge will be mass rehabilitation of Covid-19 survivors still suffering symptoms.
An illustrator and lifelong trespasser fights back against the English landowning elite, one walk at a time.