It’s ludicrous. You can – and, in many cases, MUST – wear something covering your face in public unless you are one of the few Muslim women who wears a niqab. Then it is a banned face covering, quite different from those other things that cover your face.
Leicester is back in lockdown because of a spike in Covid-19 cases. We look at how issues of race and class are playing out in the city amid the coronavirus outbreak…
Pandemics throw into sharp relief the structural inequalities in our societies. The brutality of the British empire and today’s Hindu-supremacist BJP government in India have exploited the divisions of race and class, exacerbating the effects of deadly disease
From minimising the threat of Covid-19 to violent racist scapegoating, street protests, conspiracy theories and even food distribution, the international far right’s responses to the coronavirus crisis have been many and varied. Here, we look at how it has responded to the pandemic and the real problems it faces.