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Instant Opinion: I am working on the ‘coronavirus frontline'

Posted On: 27 Mar 2020   |   Posted By: The Week

Instant Opinion: I am working on the ‘coronavirus frontline'

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 27 March
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Friday, March 27, 2020 - 1:42pm
The Week's daily round-up highlights the five best opinion pieces from across the British and international media, with excerpts from each.
1. Tesco checkout supervisor Simon Lord in The Guardian on working through the pandemic lockdown
I joined Tesco for a stress-free life but now I'm on the coronavirus frontline
“Today, I look around the store and there are many other sold-out products. Pet food, beer, breakfast cereal, tea and coffee, fresh meat, milk, eggs and potatoes are all low in stock. Usually, one of the joys of my job is that I have time to say hello to our regulars and help people who need assistance. The interaction is rewarding and I go home happy that I've added a smile or a laugh to someone's day. Coronavirus has changed that. Now my interactions are mostly negative. I find myself explaining newly imposed item limits, and apologising that we have run out of hand sanitiser. Most...

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