UK chancellor Rishi Sunak plans to set up a national infrastructure bank to “channel billions of pounds into capital projects”
An article published in the Conversation, 2 December 2020
It’s social, not medical, science that tells us most about the disparate spread of this pandemic.
Danny Dorling discusses recent findings from a major study of mortality across UK countries and cities, and highlights unprecedented worsening mortality among the UK’s poorest communities:
In 1890, when he was still at school in Harrow, Winston Churchill wrote a poem
As Eva Gómez-Jiménez and Michael Toolan explain in the Introduction to this book, high economic inequality has,
In 1968, at the height of the last great influenza pandemic, at least a million people worldwide died
In the week after the schools went back in England and Wales, an extra 538 people died (77 a day).
Growing alarm has been expressed over the rising numbers of people who are testing positive for COVID-19 in the UK.
Long before the 2020 pandemic swept the world, almost everything was already slowing down.
It is a conundrum. For much of the past two months, many people have been convinced that mortality associated with COVID-19 would rise as the number of people testing positive with the disease increased. But this has not happened so far.
If you are a little older than I am, then you may well remember worse pandemics than that of 2020.
On July 8th 2020 the Treasury released a document titled “Impact of COVID-19 on working household incomes: distributional analysis as of May 2020”.
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The COVID-19 crisis has coincided with worldwide Black Lives Matter protests
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