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Slum dwellers receive free food during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmedabad, India, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Those most at risk

Husna Rizvi on how the virus will impact those already living in confinement.​

Latest issue: March-April 2020

How we make poverty

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The UK’s coronavirus healthcare policy exposes the farce at the core of the privatization project, writes Ellen Lees of We Own It.

Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law in Shaheen Bagh, area of New Delhi, India January 19, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Husna Rizvi on the militant women at the centre of India’s thriving secular movement.​

A McDonald's employee holds a banner in protest of the Statutory Sick Pay offered by the goverment as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Even in times of social distancing, building a collective, social response to the pandemic is our only salvation, argues Paul Engler.

A girl wears a protective face mask amid fears of the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Sanaa, Yemen March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Marcus Skinner of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) on the looming impacts of coronavirus on the world’s worst humanitarian conflict.

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As we enter another week of remote working, our thoughts are with you – our readers and contributors.

Low-paid workers and those in the gig economy are, by the nature of their work, the least able to ‘socially distance’ themselves and may also,  due to the precarious nature of their employment feel compelled to work when unwell. Credit: WikiCommons

Action – and inaction – on coronavirus is an equality issue, locally and internationally, writes Vanessa Baird.

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