Caspar Salmon / July 7, 2020
An early spate of Zoom quizzes and calls has abated in favour of the rare pleasures of occasionally seeing a friend from a maddening distance. It's still bizarre
Socially distanced mourning, 12-hour days, and and practising in full PPE—what the experience of funeral workers tells us about the changing face of grief
Its effect is to stall conversations about anti-Black racism and instead either pretend that all lives do matter, or talk about everybody’s lives all at once—whether or not particular groups are...
Maya Gordon / July 1, 2020
During 16th and 17th-century plague outbreaks, mass relocation on part of the rich provoked such controversy that fleeing one’s place of residence earned itself a popular term: flight
Ryan Shorthouse / July 1, 2020
We are not so powerful as we think in shaping our own or others’ lives. Brute luck is just as important
Editing the past to tell some stories while silencing others is exactly what public commemorations do—even in the 19th century, the campaign to commission the Colston statue was met with a distinct...
The drive to make our public spaces more diverse is clearly worthy of support. But aspects of the latest saga leave me uneasy
Enough with fluffy sourdoughs and gorgeous cakes. What about food that is deliberately repelling in its awfulness?
Jonathan Sumption / May 26, 2020
The former Supreme Court justice replies to a recent Prospect piece on liberty, law and the lockdown from Thomas Poole of the LSE
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