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Why the Decline of High Street Retail Could Have Troubling Consequences for Our Freedom

1 month ago   |   By Novara Media

Among the casualties of coronavirus culture is an institution that has long been defined by its own underlying condition - the British high street.
Before Covid-19, Leicester city centre - to take an example - had clear symptoms of decline and fall. Already, Leicester's Market Street, until recently a bustling quarter with a large department store, was visibly succumbing, with most units either boarded up or converted to charity shops selling donated goods. At that time, the evacuation of the city centre had as much to do with the irresistible attraction of the fancy High Cross shopping...
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