While lockdowns were arguably necessary, Adam Wagner warns that when governments give themselves drastic powers, they don’t always give them back. Stephen Buranyi uncovers how Big Pharma is using its vaccine success to double down on profit rather than protect us. Gabriel Scally and Sunetra Gupta debate whether it's worth trying to eliminate Covid altogether. Plus: an interview with Carlo Rovelli, master of the universe, while Julia Bell explains how her ex-student got radicalised online.
Since 1961 the amount of time parents spend looking after children has doubled. Contrary to expectation, says Jonathan Gershuny, full time working mothers spend more time on childcare in 1995 than non-employed mothers did in 1961