A Pandemic of Privatisation

Never let a crisis go to waste. NHS privatisation has been on fast-forward since the Covid-19 pandemic began last March. NHS spending on private services doubled between 2010 and 2019. Since then, the Tories have handed out crony-capitalist contracts to … Read more

The masque of Covid

The pandemic confirms that capitalism is a clear and present danger to human existence. Prince Prospero retreats inside his Gothic palace and leaves the pestilence to rage beyond its walls in Edgar Allan Poe’s 1842 short story The Masque of … Read more

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