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A view of the pandemic from Madrid

Gabriel Carlyle examines the possibilities - for good and bad - opened up by the mother of all 'trigger events' 

Our columnist vents on the Covidiot-shaming, statues and more. 

Penny Stone suggests some ways in which white activists can show solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter 

PN takes a look at how UK activists have been responding to COVID-19

The killing of Iranian general Qassem Suleimani in a US drone strike on 3 January has focused attention on the long history of US assassinations. (PN 2638–2639) But alongside that must be placed a similar British history.

Will the coronavirus pandemic change the way that we all do our politics and economics, or will we return to the same precarious globalising neoliberal world order? Worse still, could that world order already be mutating to pose an even greater threat to our livelihoods, freedoms and indeed life on Earth?

For the last few months PN columnist Penny Stone has been posting 'learn-and-sing-along' song videos on her website, as a way to help people who are social distancing to keep singing whilst ‘non-essential’ activities such as singing groups have been temporarily suspended. In this piece (written back in March) she explains the thinking behind this project.

Three extracts from Bob Overy’s recent book ‘Gandhi the Organiser: How he shaped a nonviolent rebellion: India 1915-1922’ (Irene Publishing, 2019; 436pp; £18).



On the 75th anniversary of VE Day, Joe Glenton from ForcesWatch reflects on what happened to the ideas and hopes that flourished after the Second World War, and what we can learn from this for a post-COVID world.