It is increasingly clear that Israel has no intention of ending its occupation and dispossession of the Palestinians – faced with this reality, it’s time for the world to act through boycott, divestment and sanctions.
Priti Patel is reportedly drawing up plans for police force league tables. It’s a market-logic method that’s been shown to reproduce inequality elsewhere – and risks making police brutality even worse.
For years, London has been a playground for international investors while 2.5 million Londoners – 28% of the population – lived in poverty. As Covid-19 slows the influx of capital, it’s time to imagine a more equal city.
Neoliberalism has marketed itself on efficiency and pragmatism for almost fifty years, but Britain’s experience of Covid-19 has exposed those claims as false – at the cost of many thousands of lives.