Vladimir Putin and the Russian state are ruthless. But so is Britain. The real story is about competition, cooperation and corruption under capitalism
A sharp increase in coronavirus cases has taken Blackburn back to the brink of lockdown, and some have a racist solution.
A new report shows 14.4 million people, including 4.5 million children, are living in poverty—and it’s even worse for black people, writes Sadie Robinson
Lockdown has imprisoned seafarers on ships for months—and they are desperate to leave.
It was after the US’s wars in the Middle East escalated that military equipment really started flooding into police departments, writes Nick Clark
For the second time this year, pro-democracy protesters have filled the streets of Hong Kong. Sadie Robinson looks at what’s driving their anger
After months of failures, Boris Johnson claims he has a new contact tracing strategy. But as Sarah Bates reports, the scheme is already in trouble
Call centre workers are risking their lives on a “dangerous frontline” in the coronavirus crisis. A new report says that, “Without exaggeration the severity of the hazards from Covid-19 and the effects on these workers make for shocking reading.”
Coronavirus is ripping through prisons, as cruel conditions put tens of thousands of people at risk.
The death toll from the coronavirus in care homes is a scandal, yet workers’ demands for safety measures are still being ignored, reports Sarah Bates