The suppression of the British broadcasting rights of CGTN is damaging not only to China but to the British people. In the context of the threat of a new cold war against China, it is crucial to accurately comprehend the positions of the chief actors in the global situation. Denying a voice to China’s CGTN hampers this.
Open letter opposing Ofcom’s ban on CGTN and defending free speech.
The pandemic has disproportionately hit women and black people.
There is no trade off between the economy and the coronavirus.
We urgently need a zero-Covid strategy to suppress the virus.
The Republicans are fighting to reduce voting rights to increase their prospects for winning seats in next year’s midterm elections to the US Senate and House of Representatives.
The prospect of a stern defence being mounted against this offensive at present looks grim.
No roadmap to a cliff edge:
End lockdown only when it’s safe
Online public meeting
11.30am Saturday 6 March
The mass reopening of schools next Monday will slow, probably stop, and possibly reverse the decline in infections, hospitalisations and deaths that has resulted from the current lockdown.