Privatisation, outsourcing, packed classrooms and a total government failure to make them safe expose schools to deadly levels of infection.
England’s response to the coronavirus pandemic now relies on unskilled teenaged call centre workers, taking the place of experienced clinicians.
The huge amount of public money spent on test and trace has been wasted by incompetent private contractors and executives, with devastating results.
Coronavirus deals worth billions of pounds have been awarded by the government to “unusual” companies, without advertising or competition.
The disastrous collapse of the UK’s pandemic response has been caused by the deliberate evisceration of our health services. Worse is coming.
The government knowingly and deliberately de-prepared the UK, even as the pandemic began to bite.
In the UK, the US and Australia, governments built on dirty money cannot be trusted to protect us from the coronavirus.
The government refuses to act on toxic flame retardants in our bedding and furnishings.
In 1976, we ate more than we do today. So why are we fatter?
The wonderful things I learnt during my treatment for prostate cancer
I have prostate cancer, but I’m happy. Here’s how.
A remarkable experiment suggests that emergency admissions to hospital can be reduced by tackling loneliness
Who is most responsible for high abortion rates? The religious right.
Pollution, as scandals on both sides of the Atlantic show, is a physical manifestation of corruption.
New evidence suggests that obesity might be incurable. So why does the government propose to punish sufferers?
Is life extension science an astonishing promise or an astonishing threat? Or both?
How the media gives Big Tobacco everything it wants.
Why do we transfer the real health risks inflicted by coal onto nuclear energy?
Who killed the plan for cigarettes to be sold only in plain packets?
Could an astonishing explanation for the rise and fall of violent crime be correct?