• Tony Holden


If we ever thought individualism, austerity and small state theory were workable ways of running the UK then Covid-19 has exposed their damaging weaknesses. Wars and not negotiating; climate change and denial; poverty and aggression against the needy – but it is Covid-19 that is pushing us humans to thoroughgoing co-operation. We humans need to develop interdependence, community, and practical care for the most vulnerable. This is politics on a life and death scale – as it has been for many people in our world and country for a very long time.

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