During the COVID-pandemic, prisoners in the UK have been kept in their cell approximately 23 hours a day for almost two years - although the UN denotes solitary confinement as torture. What is it like to be locked-down in prison? A TNV report by Clotilde Nogues.
For the past two years, the British public has applauded and relied on the National Health Service in its fight against the pandemic. However, the personal treatment of NHS staff often remains appalling.
The idea of permanent productivity has been so ingrained into our collective consciousness that even the pandemic could not alter our sickening obsession with it. Can we do better?
Throughout the Pandemic, the heroic image of the front-line nurse has dominated the public imagination. But the battle against Covid is not only waged in hospitals, as this personal account by school nurse, activist and author Emma Gracie shows.
The Covid-19 pandemic has emptied public venues and turned stadiums and theatres into haunted buildings – but what happens when life moves back in? A personal account by journalist and author Sam Moore.