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Jonn Elledge is a freelance journalist, formerly assistant editor of the New Statesman and editor of its sister site, CityMetric. You can find him on Twitter or Facebook.
The rise of outdoor socialising has exposed a previously hidden problem: the UK has privatised its toilets.
Putting aside money for the future only makes sense if there’s a future to save for – and it’s not clear that there is.
The PM appears to believe he’ll thrive in a world where no one believes a word politicians say – and he may be right.
Our education system ignores a difficult and bloody period of our history, leaving us ignorant about our place in the world today.
The collapse in fare revenue owes more to the global pandemic than to the Labour mayor.
Things fall apart, but defeating the virus is more important than home comforts, as anyone who isn’t a senior advisor to the Prime Minister could tell you.
The lack of seasonal workers from other countries to pick fruit and vegetables highlights a huge flaw in the government's immigration strategy.
The government has given workers and tenants no protection against those with power over them.
The pandemic should prompt us to confront previously insoluble problems: the housing crisis, social care and climate change.
The policy is most popular with a generation who are too young to have been called up after the Second World War, but are now too old to particpate.