We need to recognise that this authoritarianism fundamentally comes from a place of weakness, and ultimately, fear, and that hope is stronger than fear. It falls on us to stand together and build a movement that’s so big even this government can’t ignore it.
What we needed was an internationally coordinated response to prioritise the vulnerable and prevent healthcare systems being overwhelmed. What we got was wealthy nations using their purchasing power to secure enough doses to vaccinate their populations several times over, at the expense of poorer nations.
The EU Settlement Scheme: Another Windrush Scandal in the Making – In My View Column for the South London Press
Far from working to ensure there can never be another Windrush Scandal, the Government’s EU Settlement Scheme is all but ensuring a repeat.
Nobody is protected from coronavirus until everyone is: why we should repeal and replace the Coronavirus Act
The pandemic has shown us again and again that nobody is protected from coronavirus until everyone is. It’s time to recognise this and act.
Police Crackdown Bill: By trying to police protest out of existence, the Government has only strengthened our resolve to defend it
Rather than cracking down on the genuine injustices raised by protesters this Government is showing they would rather crack down on protest.
The disgraceful scenes that ensued at Clapham Common make it clear that the answer to gender violence cannot simply be more police. This is the latest in a long string of incidents that raises serious questions about institutional forms of discrimination within the Metropolitan Police.