Who will pay for this Covid catastrophe?

20 Apr

How are we going to pay for all of this? I know, there’s still hundreds of people dying every day — including NHS workers — so it seems wrong to thinking about money. And yet the question must be asked. For the Government to do “whatever it takes” will require it to spend whatever it […]

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We’ve cosied up to China for too long

9 Apr

How do you solve a problem like China? Since the outbreak of Covid-19 and its development into a global pandemic, we have heard increasingly loud calls for a “reckoning” with Beijing. It is beyond doubt that a reckoning is merited. Since the SARS outbreak in 2002, virologists have warned that the “large reservoir” of viruses […]

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It’s time for a personal debt moratorium

31 Mar

Rishi Sunak has rightly been praised for his swift and extensive support for employees. The Chancellor has also delivered roughly parallel measures for the self-employed — albeit with certain omissions. But that can’t be the end of it. Lessons must be learned from the 2008 financial crisis — in particular we must pay attention to […]

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