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Race, intersectionality and Covid-19

Race, intersectionality and Covid-19

Ashlee Christoffersen The disproportionate impacts of Covid-19 on Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people in the UK (both within and outwith the medical professions) have sparked critical commentary, an evidence submission, and an official inquiry (headed by a ‘controversial’ figure [...]

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It could happen here

It could happen here

Sophie Harman It couldn’t happen here. A one-off event, at first as big as the 2008 financial crisis, and then equal to if not bigger than the end of the Second World War. Unique in its reach, impact, and cause. Locking [...]

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Lockdown and Eating Out

Lockdown and Eating Out

Jennifer Whillans, Jessica Paddock and Alan Warde We are told that nothing is normal, that ‘Lockdown’ has overturned life as we know it. However, beyond the apocalyptic narrative there is much speculation about what might become the ‘new normal’. One of [...]

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