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From the climate to Covid, now is the time for a ‘care manifesto'

6 days ago   |   By The Big Issue

We are in the midst of a global crisis, one that has clearly been exacerbated by, but long predates, the current pandemic.
This crisis has many facets but overall is best seen as a crisis of care. This crisis is multilayered, ranging from a crisis in care homes, where so many frail and vulnerable people died; a crisis of the NHS, neglected so long by successive Tory governments ; to a crisis of a society that for decades has encouraged us to care only for ourselves with scant regard for either the people or the environment around us.
We are a group of academics and activists (Andreas...
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