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29/05/2020. London, United Kingdom. Rishi Sunak Covid-19 Press Conference 29/05. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak chairs the daily Covid-19 Press Conference inside No10 Downing Street with NHS Medical Director Professor Stephen Powis. Picture by Andrew Parsons / No 10 Downing Street

Don’t just defend aid – make it just

Britain’s aid budget cut is the act of a callous government. But we must re-think aid if we’re to turn the tide, writes Nick Dearden.

Latest issue: November-December 2020

A caring economy: What would it take?

Uyghur poet and teacher Abduweli Ayup talks to Jan-Peter Westad about language, cultural survival and the unspeakable.

From dealing with Covid-19, to finding inventive ways to make ends meet, three workers from the Philippines, Trinidad and Tobago and Zimbabwe tell their stories.

Albertina is 15 and the oldest of three sisters. When her mother died she took over responsibility for raising her younger siblings. Now she wants to become a nurse. CHRIS DE BODE/PANOS

It’s essential work yet it is undervalued across the world. Amy Hall makes the case for putting care front and centre.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a press conference on 16 March, with Chief Medical Officer Prof Chris Witty and Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance. Picture by Andrew Parsons

Boris Johnson announces billions for the defence industry, peanuts for climate action and nothing to tackle child poverty, writes Andrew Smith.

Bolsonaro’s desperate pledges to Trumpism have not paid off, argues Leonardo Sakamoto

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