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Anoosh Chakelian is the New Statesman’s Britain editor.
The Prime Minister claims “too many care homes didn’t follow procedures” – but his government made the rules.
Cuts to local and national services over the past decade appear almost perfectly tailored to damage resilience in the face of coronavirus.
For many of the workers we all depend on, life carried on – until it didn’t.
The damaging delay to benefit payments is accepted as unnecessary by its architects, exposing further evidence-blindness in the welfare system.
Photos of packed beaches during heatwaves reflect a lack of access to alternative spaces and unequal land ownership.
The promise of £1bn in funding is wholly inadequate to the task of repairing a decade of damage.
The Tory donor and former newspaper owner Richard Desmond sought to avoid a new council charge that would have benefited Tower Hamlets, one of the UK's most-deprived boroughs.
A shipwreck hunter is searching for the anchor of the Empire Windrush to commemorate its postwar voyage.
Why has it taken a pandemic to expose the annual crisis of children going hungry?
As benefit claims spike and payroll workers plummet, we still don’t know the full damage caused by the coronavirus lockdown.