Austerity has weakened our institutional ability to respond to this crisis. Myria Georgiou explores how hyperlocal digital activism is filling the gaps.
LORNA POWELL: Coronavirus is not solving the world’s environmental problems – there is nothing to celebrate about the loss of human life.
This edition of the Fabian Review looks at Labour's new leader in a crisis-hit world featuring Tim Heppell, Anneliese Dodds MP and David Coats, plus a special on the state of the union with Ian Murray MP, Harriet Protheroe Davis and Sarah Creighton.
Also in this issue: Neena Modi on the fragility of the NHS; David Lammy MP talks tribes; Brianna Craft on coronavirus and the climate emergency; Patti Tamara Lenard debates denationalisation.
BETH FARHAT: The TUC and unions are protecting workers, families and our economy through the coronavirus crisis. We stand ready to do the same with climate change.
MARTIN EDOBOR: With question marks over the government's handling of Covid-19, Labour’s new leader must rapidly push the government to improve its response.
JOE BUCKLEY: In the face of the coronavirus crisis, strong opposition is needed more than ever. Labour must engage with scientists to hold the government to account.