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More People Won't Die Because of a Recession Than Because of Coronavirus

MORE PEOPLE WON'T DIE BECAUSE OF A RECESSION THAN BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUS

Last week saw the spread of a strange argument. It goes something like this: while the Covid-19 pandemic will lead to many thousands...

‘Buy Now, Pay Later' Services Are Normalising Debt for a Generation Who Might Never Have Mortgages

‘BUY NOW, PAY LATER' SERVICES ARE NORMALISING DEBT FOR A GENERATION WHO MIGHT NEVER HAVE MORTGAGES

As the fresh new face of financial capitalism, Swedish bank Klarna and its ‘buy now, pay later' service has dominated the world of...

 
 
 
It Wasn't Me

IT WASN'T ME

The UK is blaming poor COVID-19 preparation on secrecy by China. The problem: the dates don't add up! Plus, the Tories rediscover “society”;...

Out of Work and Unsupported, Sex Workers Struggle to Cope With the Coronavirus Crisis

OUT OF WORK AND UNSUPPORTED, SEX WORKERS STRUGGLE TO COPE WITH THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted almost everyone's work, in a way most of us had never experienced before. But as with any crisis,...

 
 
 
Cleaners Are Having to Fight for the Own Protection in the Fight Against Covid-19

CLEANERS ARE HAVING TO FIGHT FOR THE OWN PROTECTION IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

Who will save us from the Covid-19 pandemic? And is it the same workers who stand to lose most from it, as its social consequences...

Undocumented Migrants Must Be Given Access to Healthcare and Welfare

UNDOCUMENTED MIGRANTS MUST BE GIVEN ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE AND WELFARE

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, healthcare and welfare provision must be made available to everyone, regardless of their immigration...

 
 
 
Nature Is Returning 🌱. Was Humanity the REAL Virus? 🦢🌿🌾🍃 🌬

NATURE IS RETURNING 🌱. WAS HUMANITY THE REAL VIRUS? 🦢🌿🌾🍃 🌬

With most people staying indoors and wildlife the world over having a WTF moment; some environmentalists are teetering at the edge...

Your Health in His Hands

YOUR HEALTH IN HIS HANDS

Michael Brooks joins the show live from NYC to talk about the US response to coronavirus. Plus, Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock test...

 
 
 
Coronavirus Has Destroyed the NHS Internal Market Overnight, Proving That It Never Worked

CORONAVIRUS HAS DESTROYED THE NHS INTERNAL MARKET OVERNIGHT, PROVING THAT IT NEVER WORKED

Covid-19 has forced the government to make drastic changes to the fundamental structure of the NHS, as the service struggles to cope. Since...

Coronavirus Cops

CORONAVIRUS COPS

As British police use drones to follow dog-walkers and Italian mayors yell at joggers, are authoritarian responses to COVID-19 going...

 
 
 
Crash and Crisis Politics

CRASH AND CRISIS POLITICS

James Butler is joined by James Meadway to discuss the brewing economic crisis. With unemployment claims surging to 3.2 million in...

Hundreds of Detainees Have Been Released, but the Government Still Won't Shut Detention Centres Down

HUNDREDS OF DETAINEES HAVE BEEN RELEASED, BUT THE GOVERNMENT STILL WON'T SHUT DETENTION CENTRES DOWN

Hundreds of people have been released from UK detention centres in the last two weeks following a push by campaign groups to protect...

 
 
 
Coronavirus Will Expose the Vast Inequality Between the Global North and South

CORONAVIRUS WILL EXPOSE THE VAST INEQUALITY BETWEEN THE GLOBAL NORTH AND SOUTH

The US congress has just passed a whopping $2tn stimulus package that includes billions of dollars' worth of loans to businesses and...

Eighteen Books to Read on Lockdown

EIGHTEEN BOOKS TO READ ON LOCKDOWN

With the UK now on lockdown, many of us have unexpected, extra free time on our hands. While people seem to be perceiving a general...

 
 
 
Release Women From Prison and Give Them the Support They Need

RELEASE WOMEN FROM PRISON AND GIVE THEM THE SUPPORT THEY NEED

Outbreaks of Coronavirus in prisons could lead to hundreds of avoidable deaths if action is not taken now. In the UK, Coronavirus cases...

All in This Together

ALL IN THIS TOGETHER

In 24 hours over 405,000 people have volunteered for the NHS, but with Princes getting tested before frontline staff are we really...

 
 
 
Are We the Baddies

ARE WE THE BADDIES

Aaron Bastani and Michael Walker discuss BoycottWetherspoons and whether Mike Ashley or Tim Martin is Britain's worst boss.

ACFM: Trip 9: Utopia

ACFM: TRIP 9: UTOPIA

Nadia Idle , Jeremy Gilbert and Keir Milburn discuss Utopias, including the Paris Commune, analogue dreamlands and kettle logic. Edited...

 
 
 
We Could Be Collecting Data on Coronavirus Cases, but the Government is Afraid of Being Embarrassed

WE COULD BE COLLECTING DATA ON CORONAVIRUS CASES, BUT THE GOVERNMENT IS AFRAID OF BEING EMBARRASSED

The UK is now under lockdown, but remarkably the government is still not taking adequate steps to find out how many people in the country...

Northern Ireland Risks Being Left Without an Adequate Response to the Pandemic

NORTHERN IRELAND RISKS BEING LEFT WITHOUT AN ADEQUATE RESPONSE TO THE PANDEMIC

The coronavirus pandemic is placing a great strain on the health services and economies of regions across the UK. However, the specific...

 
 
 



Boy, 13, ‘youngest person to die from coronavirus in UK'

Boy, 13, ‘youngest person to die from coronavirus in UK'

A 13-year-old schoolboy from London has reportedly become the UK's youngest person to die after testing positive for Covid-19. Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, from Brixton, is said... Read more ...

The One Show's Alex Jones holds back tears as she bids farewell to Matt Baker

The One Show's Alex Jones holds back tears as she bids farewell to Matt Baker

Alex teared up as she said goodbye Tonight's The One Show had Matt Baker appear for the final time, leaving Alex Jones and viewers emotional. Alex was the only one hosting the... Read more ...

Virgil van Dijk gives Celtic 'special mention' as Liverpool man does Q&A session

Virgil van Dijk gives Celtic 'special mention' as Liverpool man does Q&A session

The Dutchman was asked to name the best player he played with in Scotland and gave a surprising answer. Read more ...

Premier League CHAOS: Clubs hold back from slashing wages in fear of star...

Premier League CHAOS: Clubs hold back from slashing wages in fear of star players leaving

EXCLUSIVE BY MATT HUGHES: Premier League clubs are holding back from asking first-team players to accept wage cuts or deferrals for fear of sparking a transfer frenzy by... Read more ...

Pregnant prisoners to be released 'in days' as 65 UK inmates have coronavirus

Pregnant prisoners to be released 'in days' as 65 UK inmates have coronavirus

The Ministry of Justice has decided to allow dozens of inmates either pregnant or in mother and baby units to be released from jail as more prisoners contract the coronavirus Read more ...

Coronavirus cases 'plateau' in UK as ventilators near production

Coronavirus cases 'plateau' in UK as ventilators near production

The first batch of British-made ventilators to treat coronavirus patients will be rolled out to the NHS next week, Michael Gove has said. Read more ...

Man United reignite interest in defender who earns £210,000-a-week

Man United reignite interest in defender who earns £210,000-a-week

According to ESPN , Manchester United are willing to reignite their interest in Juventus centre-back Matthijs de Ligt if the Turin outfit welcome offers for the star this... Read more ...

Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews' E4 reality show is 'AXED due to...

Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews' E4 reality show is 'AXED due to plummeting ratings'

Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews' E4 reality show documenting their lives has been axed, it has been reported. Read more ...

England cricket star Jos Buttler auctions World Cup final shirt to raise...

England cricket star Jos Buttler auctions World Cup final shirt to raise money for London hospitals

Buttler was the man who broke the stumps during the decisive super-over victory against New Zealand at Lord's, the act which ultimately secured England's unforgettable first... Read more ...

Matt Baker reveals exciting plans following The One Show departure

Matt Baker reveals exciting plans following The One Show departure

Matt Baker bid his final farewell to The One Show on Tuesday evening in an emotional... Read more ...