A System Designed to Punish
With so many pressing political priorities, the scandal of unjust and degrading disability benefits assessments could easily be forgotten. MARY HULL recounts three shocking stories that epitomise the kind of society we’ve become.
Coronavirus: The Global Roots of a Predictable Outbreak
In the second part of her interview with WILL BROWN, global health expert SOPHIE HARMAN looks at why the international response to Covid-19 has been so flawed and calls on Labour to start a new conversation about development.
Coronavirus: Understanding the UK’s ‘Catastrophic Failure’
The Tory government’s response to Covid-19 has been arrogant, incompetent and irresponsible, according to global health expert SOPHIE HARMAN. In the first of a two-part interview with the ILP’s WILL BROWN, she says it is time for Labour to step up.
Coronavirus: Designing out Disability
As lockdown eases many disabled people remain excluded from public space due to lack of accessible public toilets. Local authorities should have a statutory duty to provide appropriate facilities for all, say DEREK BELL, MARY HULL, LIBBY MORRISON and JANICE MCLAUGHLIN.
The Thriving Paper for Sheffield Co-ops
The need for a co-operative response to the 2019 election result and the Covid-19 pandemic, community solutions to the housing crisis and reflections on the Peterloo massacre are just a few of the issues covered in the latest edition of The Sheffield Co-operator, published this month.