Shannen Johnson of the Peace Museum reflects on the challenges of curating a digital exhibition devoted to documenting the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on peace and protest in the UK.
Clive Barrett argues that a radical review of national, community and family memory would empower resistance to racism and right-wing extremism.
Abigail Watson and Alasdair McKay make the case for Sustainable Security, incorporating a broader range of risk drivers and responses than the national security approach. Embracing this would be an opportunity for the UK to strategise a more secure society and world after Covid-19.
Jørgen Johansen argues that, like terrorism before it, the Covid-19 pandemic is being used by politicians across the world to normalise exceptional restrictions on basic rights with political consequences that will long outlast the health emergency.
Loraine Masiya Mponela, the chairperson of Coventry Asylum and Refugee Action Group (CARAG), reflects on the unique challenges being faced by asylum seekers and undocumented migrants in the UK during the pandemic.
Steven Schofield argues that the scale of economic devastation likely to follow the Covid-19 crisis redoubles the case for a Green New Deal to rebuild more resilient, sustainable and inclusive communities.
Diana Francis argues that extraordinary times have helped to revive the everyday kindness that must be at the heart of rebuilding a more caring, sustainable and secure world after the Covid-19 pandemic.
Powerful interests have long opposed the conversion of arms industries to more socially useful production. The coronavirus crisis might just be changing that dynamic.
Kate Hudson exposes the sustained and deadly failure of UK government to invest in responding to the security threats, including pandemics and natural disasters, that its own analysis has prioritised.
As the coronavirus crisis precipitates the most rapid and far-reaching economic interventions in British history, Andrew Rigby argues that providing Universal Basic Income is now fundamental to human security.