Isabel Murray discusses how recent movements have the potential to rewrite Britain’s imperial history.
It seems the Brexetian repercussions are endless. This last exeposè illustrates the UK government’s opportunities for reform as negotiations involving agriculture continue digitally throughout the pandemic, with big names and a large petition advocating reform.
As the scandal surrounding Dominic Cummings’ trip to Durham continues to dominate the headlines, Isaac Bettridge analyses what this tells us about Cummings, his boss and the government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis.
Dominic Cummings, the PM’s most senior advisor, is the latest political figure to have been exposed for allegedly breaking lockdown rules.
Aaron Loose discusses the government’s new message to ‘Stay Alert’ and the implications behind using such slogans to guide the Coronavirus pandemic
In unambiguous campaigns to ‘protect the NHS’ that emulate those seen in the war, the Government directly highlights their own failings. The public is being asked to provide for these failings through, exemplarily, donations. Rather than in disillusionment, the result will be of a public quickly forgetting the chronic societal issues that have brought this on – in the name of national pride.
Amy expresses skepticism on the outward appearance of our government around COVID-19. This being the phasing in of “draconian” measures as the government’s approach to greater palatability for the nation. This is, rather, a rouse behind which hides the Tory cabinet’s ambiguity and sudden 180 turn. The article analyses the pattern of Johnson’s behaviour that has left many in the UK unconvinced.
Coronavirus: Assessing the UK’s Public Health Response Adam Robertson Charlton examines the UK Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and assesses rationale behind it. As I sit down to write this, the world is at the start of the greatest crisis since the Second World War, the biggest biological disaster since the Spanish flu. That […]
Foreign Correspondent in Germany, Rupali Naik, explains how the coronavirus outbreak has affected her year abroad and how she is dealing with the disruption.
Joe Newell reports on the government’s controversial announcement the HS2 rail link will go ahead. Since its inception in 2009, the proposed rail network High-Speed 2, or HS2, has remained divisive. The new railway aims to improve links between the north and south of England with a two-phase connection from London to Birmingham, and from […]