Society

Living starring Bill Nighy is an elegant film but it’s not a 1950s I recognise
Opinion

Living starring Bill Nighy is an elegant film but it’s not a 1950s I recognise

Bill Nighy is brilliant in Living, but the reality of life in the Fifties was altogether more chaotic and colourful than the film suggests

How we lost sight of the Beveridge Principles
Dr Lee Gregory

How we lost sight of the Beveridge Principles

As The Beveridge Report turns 80, professor of social policy Dr Lee Gregory explains how we have drifted away from the protections it offered – and how we might find our way back

The Social Distance Between Us review: Darren McGarvey exposes faultline between haves and have-nots
Book reviews

The Social Distance Between Us review: Darren McGarvey exposes faultline between haves and have-nots

McGarvey’s affinity with those on the breadline never wavers; his anger at the indignities inflicted on them never flags, writes Dani Garavelli.

Supreme Court allows Scotland to set minimum price for alcohol
News

Supreme Court allows Scotland to set minimum price for alcohol

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