Radical action needed now to minimise long-term fallout of pandemic

Universal Basic Income, a four-day week and other flexible options are among the initiatives the government should consider to help heal the economy

24th May, 2020
Radical action needed now to minimise long-term fallout of pandemic
In the midst of this crisis, when death, grief and anxiety are often only a phone call away, the new arrival is a welcome reminder, too, of the future

Words and photographs from the maternity hospital brought the good news. Joy that could not be shared with hugs or kisses felt as intense as a grandparent’s joy could ever be. Then the happiness spread to family and friends as images and videos of the baby were smiled at, cried over, and talked about with a happiness that, if anything, was intensified by the need to keep our distance.

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