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Jason Cowley is editor of the New Statesman. He has been the editor of Granta, a senior editor at the Observer and a staff writer at the Times.
Over a four-week period, 17 residents of the Essex home and one member of staff died.
Our contributors Laura Spinney, Dr Phil Whitaker and Professor Michael Barrett joined Jason Cowley to discuss pandemics past, present and future.
The new Labour leader has patience and is collegiate, and though he lacks charisma he does not lack authority.
The crisis will force us to change. The question is whether we can find a new national story to tell us who we are and to maintain our renewed sense of solidarity.
The philosopher was a self-described agnostic and remained open to the possibility that death was not the absolute end.
Why Jim McMahon is one of the rising stars of Labour.
With the virus killing so many around the world, can we now see more clearly what it means not just to live but to live well and with renewed purpose?
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It was a moment of magical mutuality, a public coming together of a kind one seldom if ever experiences.
A national government may become inevitable.