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Opinion: Robert McNeil: Why a kinder post-corona society must have a prison in every village

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Why a kinder post-corona society must have a prison in every village

SOMETHING a friend said this week lodged in my brain like a peanut in a tooth: to wit, that in any society or community around 20-25 per cent of the… Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: Why a kinder pos...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Why a kinder post-corona society must have a prison in every village

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Why a kinder post-corona society must have a prison in every village

SOMETHING a friend said this week lodged in my brain like a peanut in a tooth: to wit, that in any society or community around 20-25 per cent of the… Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: Why a kinder pos...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: New normal is a life less ordinary

Opinion: Robert McNeil: New normal is a life less ordinary

NORMAL: either you take it as a compliment or an insult. It’s down there with “ordinary”. Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: New normal is a ...→

Opinion: As a doctor, I'm worried about the epidemic of post-lockdown traumatic stress disorder

Opinion: As a doctor, I'm worried about the epidemic of post-lockdown traumatic stress disorder

Lockdowns around the world are helping us to defeat the virus that causes Covid-19, but they may also unleash an even bigger public health crisis Read full article: Opinion: As a doctor, I'm worried about ...→

Majority of Scots say pandemic should result in kinder society

Almost three-quarters of Scottish adults (74 per cent) say they hope the coronavirus pandemic will result in a kinder society, according to research. Read full article: Majority of Scots say pandemic should re...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Why I’m not open-minded

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Why I’m not open-minded

I LIKE a good cubicle, me. Open-plan was the worst thing that happened to workplaces. People could see you weeping. Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: Why I’m not open...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Modern comedy might make some folk gag but the joke’s not over yet

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Modern comedy might make some folk gag but the joke’s not over yet

GLUMNESS settles on a large part of the nation whenever the subject of comedy comes up now. The lockdown has led to a more frenetic search for… Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: Modern comedy mi...→

Why coronavirus pandemic could spark new society that echoes post-World War 2 era

Why coronavirus pandemic could spark new society that echoes post-World War 2 era

POLITICAL theorists have described the thirty-year period after the Second World War as a golden era for social democracy that could be repeated in the years a [...] Read full article: Why coronavirus pandemic could spark new...→

Opinion: Doug Marr: The over-70s are not a 'dead weight' on society

Opinion: Doug Marr: The over-70s are not a 'dead weight' on society

I ONCE worked in a school where the finances were controlled by a large and intimidating lady who held sway in the office. Attempts to order… Read full article: Opinion: Doug Marr: The over-70s are not...→

Warnock hope football and society both re-evaluate priorities post-coronavirus

Warnock hope football and society both re-evaluate priorities post-coronavirus

Former Cardiff boss Warnock hopes the coronavirus crisis will change the priorities of both society and football from a culture of excess to a more generous, r [...] Read full article: Warnock hope football and society both r...→

We'll tak' a cup o' kindness yet...Scots hope for a kinder society

Almost three-quarters of Scottish adults (74) say they hope the coronavirus pandemic will result in a kinder society, according to new research. Read full article: We'll tak' a cup o' kindness yet...Scots...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: We, the people, demand an end to politicians’ passion and sincerity

Opinion: Robert McNeil: We, the people, demand an end to politicians’ passion and sincerity

I HAVE no intention, here in this pleasant and glamorous space, of discussing politics (veteran readers: “That means he’s going to spend the… Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: We, the people, ...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: It’s fine as far as it goes: social distancing is near to my heart

Opinion: Robert McNeil: It’s fine as far as it goes: social distancing is near to my heart

WHAT’S a little distancing between us? Go on, stick your nose closer to the page or screen. Let’s snuggle in a little closer. Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: It’s fine as far...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Secret of a happy life – find a spaceship where everyone gets along

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Secret of a happy life – find a spaceship where everyone gets along

LET me take you to an idyllic, hopeful, motivated place where social distancing would be difficult; where all sorts of folk get on because they have… Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: Secret of a happ...→

Opinion: There will be no post-coronavirus normality if we prioritise the economy over the most vulnerable

This is a moral as well as a financial issue. Private foundations have the freedom to act in ways that neither governments nor international institutions can a [...] Read full article: Opinion: There will be no post-coronavir...→

Opinion: Stuart Waiton: A free society is anathema to Scottish politicians

Opinion: Stuart Waiton: A free society is anathema to Scottish politicians

THE catastrophic models and fears about Covid-19 appear more than a little wide of the mark. But even if they had proven accurate it is worth… Read full article: Opinion: Stuart Waiton: A free society i...→

Opinion: Blaming 'wrong science' for your political decisions is a post-truth tactic, Therese Coffey

Opinion: Blaming 'wrong science' for your political decisions is a post-truth tactic, Therese Coffey

There is an anxiety among some in the scientific community that this daily national drama, with its storyline played out on our TV screens, is making science o [...] Read full article: Opinion: Blaming 'wrong science' for you...→

Opinion: If businesses want to survive post-lockdown, women need to be in charge

Opinion: If businesses want to survive post-lockdown, women need to be in charge

How we all react to this crisis will determine our world for years to come. Going back to ‘normal’ is not an option, write Margaret McDonagh, Lorna Fitzsimons [...] Read full article: Opinion: If businesses want to survive p...→

Opinion: Ann Fotheringham - We are not a kind society, but we could be if we take inspiration from our volunteers

Opinion: Ann Fotheringham - We are not a kind society, but we could be if we take inspiration from our volunteers

MUCH of my week has been spent talking to the other frontline workers keeping Scotland going during the coronavirus crisis – the community… Read full article: Opinion: Ann Fotheringham - We are not a...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Social bubbles mean trouble

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Social bubbles mean trouble

SOMETIMES I appal myself. But I cannot deny that a small, reprehensible part of me will regret the lifting of the coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: Social bubbles m...→

Opinion: Goodbye big society – already we are seeing a return to looking out for number one

Opinion: Goodbye big society – already we are seeing a return to looking out for number one

Predictions about how life would be radically different after Covid-19 – that we would be more cohesive as a society – are beginning to look overly optimistic Read full article: Opinion: Goodbye big society – already w...→

GPs post naked selfies to protest shortage of protective kit in corona fight

GPs post naked selfies to protest shortage of protective kit in corona fight

German doctors are using nudity as a symbol of how vulnerable they are without coronavirus protection after earlier calls to health ministers fell on deaf ears Read full article: GPs post naked selfies to protest shorta...→

ROBERT HARDMAN on the Corona Home Guard

ROBERT HARDMAN on the Corona Home Guard

ROBERT HARDMAN: We are now almost numb to the pace of daily developments. The graph lines of infection and mortality grow steeper as the global situation verge [...] Read full article: ROBERT HARDMAN on the Corona Home Guard...→

Opinion: Stuart Waiton: A free society is anathema to Scottish politicians

Opinion: Stuart Waiton: A free society is anathema to Scottish politicians

THE catastrophic models and fears about Covid-19 appear more than a little wide of the mark. But even if they had proven accurate it is worth… Read full article: Opinion: Stuart Waiton: A free society i...→

Opinion: Doug Marr: The over-70s are not a 'dead weight' on society

Opinion: Doug Marr: The over-70s are not a 'dead weight' on society

I ONCE worked in a school where the finances were controlled by a large and intimidating lady who held sway in the office. Attempts to order… Read full article: Opinion: Doug Marr: The over-70s are not...→

Opinion: As a doctor, I'm worried about the epidemic of post-lockdown traumatic stress disorder

Opinion: As a doctor, I'm worried about the epidemic of post-lockdown traumatic stress disorder

Lockdowns around the world are helping us to defeat the virus that causes Covid-19, but they may also unleash an even bigger public health crisis Read full article: Opinion: As a doctor, I'm worried about ...→

Opinion: If businesses want to survive post-lockdown, women need to be in charge

Opinion: If businesses want to survive post-lockdown, women need to be in charge

How we all react to this crisis will determine our world for years to come. Going back to ‘normal’ is not an option, write Margaret McDonagh, Lorna Fitzsimons [...] Read full article: Opinion: If businesses want to survive p...→

We'll tak' a cup o' kindness yet...Scots hope for a kinder society

Almost three-quarters of Scottish adults (74) say they hope the coronavirus pandemic will result in a kinder society, according to new research. Read full article: We'll tak' a cup o' kindness yet...Scots...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Why I’m not open-minded

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Why I’m not open-minded

I LIKE a good cubicle, me. Open-plan was the worst thing that happened to workplaces. People could see you weeping. Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: Why I’m not open...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Social bubbles mean trouble

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Social bubbles mean trouble

SOMETIMES I appal myself. But I cannot deny that a small, reprehensible part of me will regret the lifting of the coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: Social bubbles m...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: It’s fine as far as it goes: social distancing is near to my heart

Opinion: Robert McNeil: It’s fine as far as it goes: social distancing is near to my heart

WHAT’S a little distancing between us? Go on, stick your nose closer to the page or screen. Let’s snuggle in a little closer. Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: It’s fine as far...→

Why coronavirus pandemic could spark new society that echoes post-World War 2 era

Why coronavirus pandemic could spark new society that echoes post-World War 2 era

POLITICAL theorists have described the thirty-year period after the Second World War as a golden era for social democracy that could be repeated in the years a [...] Read full article: Why coronavirus pandemic could spark new...→

GPs post naked selfies to protest shortage of protective kit in corona fight

GPs post naked selfies to protest shortage of protective kit in corona fight

German doctors are using nudity as a symbol of how vulnerable they are without coronavirus protection after earlier calls to health ministers fell on deaf ears Read full article: GPs post naked selfies to protest shorta...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Secret of a happy life – find a spaceship where everyone gets along

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Secret of a happy life – find a spaceship where everyone gets along

LET me take you to an idyllic, hopeful, motivated place where social distancing would be difficult; where all sorts of folk get on because they have… Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: Secret of a happ...→

ROBERT HARDMAN on the Corona Home Guard

ROBERT HARDMAN on the Corona Home Guard

ROBERT HARDMAN: We are now almost numb to the pace of daily developments. The graph lines of infection and mortality grow steeper as the global situation verge [...] Read full article: ROBERT HARDMAN on the Corona Home Guard...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: New normal is a life less ordinary

Opinion: Robert McNeil: New normal is a life less ordinary

NORMAL: either you take it as a compliment or an insult. It’s down there with “ordinary”. Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: New normal is a ...→

Opinion: Blaming 'wrong science' for your political decisions is a post-truth tactic, Therese Coffey

Opinion: Blaming 'wrong science' for your political decisions is a post-truth tactic, Therese Coffey

There is an anxiety among some in the scientific community that this daily national drama, with its storyline played out on our TV screens, is making science o [...] Read full article: Opinion: Blaming 'wrong science' for you...→

Warnock hope football and society both re-evaluate priorities post-coronavirus

Warnock hope football and society both re-evaluate priorities post-coronavirus

Former Cardiff boss Warnock hopes the coronavirus crisis will change the priorities of both society and football from a culture of excess to a more generous, r [...] Read full article: Warnock hope football and society both r...→

Majority of Scots say pandemic should result in kinder society

Almost three-quarters of Scottish adults (74 per cent) say they hope the coronavirus pandemic will result in a kinder society, according to research. Read full article: Majority of Scots say pandemic should re...→

Opinion: Ann Fotheringham - We are not a kind society, but we could be if we take inspiration from our volunteers

Opinion: Ann Fotheringham - We are not a kind society, but we could be if we take inspiration from our volunteers

MUCH of my week has been spent talking to the other frontline workers keeping Scotland going during the coronavirus crisis – the community… Read full article: Opinion: Ann Fotheringham - We are not a...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: We, the people, demand an end to politicians’ passion and sincerity

Opinion: Robert McNeil: We, the people, demand an end to politicians’ passion and sincerity

I HAVE no intention, here in this pleasant and glamorous space, of discussing politics (veteran readers: “That means he’s going to spend the… Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: We, the people, ...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Modern comedy might make some folk gag but the joke’s not over yet

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Modern comedy might make some folk gag but the joke’s not over yet

GLUMNESS settles on a large part of the nation whenever the subject of comedy comes up now. The lockdown has led to a more frenetic search for… Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: Modern comedy mi...→

Opinion: Goodbye big society – already we are seeing a return to looking out for number one

Opinion: Goodbye big society – already we are seeing a return to looking out for number one

Predictions about how life would be radically different after Covid-19 – that we would be more cohesive as a society – are beginning to look overly optimistic Read full article: Opinion: Goodbye big society – already w...→

Opinion: There will be no post-coronavirus normality if we prioritise the economy over the most vulnerable

This is a moral as well as a financial issue. Private foundations have the freedom to act in ways that neither governments nor international institutions can a [...] Read full article: Opinion: There will be no post-coronavir...→

Opinion: Stuart Waiton: A free society is anathema to Scottish politicians

Opinion: Stuart Waiton: A free society is anathema to Scottish politicians

THE catastrophic models and fears about Covid-19 appear more than a little wide of the mark. But even if they had proven accurate it is worth… Read full article: Opinion: Stuart Waiton: A free society i...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: New normal is a life less ordinary

Opinion: Robert McNeil: New normal is a life less ordinary

NORMAL: either you take it as a compliment or an insult. It’s down there with “ordinary”. Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: New normal is a ...→

Opinion: Doug Marr: The over-70s are not a 'dead weight' on society

Opinion: Doug Marr: The over-70s are not a 'dead weight' on society

I ONCE worked in a school where the finances were controlled by a large and intimidating lady who held sway in the office. Attempts to order… Read full article: Opinion: Doug Marr: The over-70s are not...→

Opinion: Blaming 'wrong science' for your political decisions is a post-truth tactic, Therese Coffey

Opinion: Blaming 'wrong science' for your political decisions is a post-truth tactic, Therese Coffey

There is an anxiety among some in the scientific community that this daily national drama, with its storyline played out on our TV screens, is making science o [...] Read full article: Opinion: Blaming 'wrong science' for you...→

Opinion: As a doctor, I'm worried about the epidemic of post-lockdown traumatic stress disorder

Opinion: As a doctor, I'm worried about the epidemic of post-lockdown traumatic stress disorder

Lockdowns around the world are helping us to defeat the virus that causes Covid-19, but they may also unleash an even bigger public health crisis Read full article: Opinion: As a doctor, I'm worried about ...→

Warnock hope football and society both re-evaluate priorities post-coronavirus

Warnock hope football and society both re-evaluate priorities post-coronavirus

Former Cardiff boss Warnock hopes the coronavirus crisis will change the priorities of both society and football from a culture of excess to a more generous, r [...] Read full article: Warnock hope football and society both r...→

Opinion: If businesses want to survive post-lockdown, women need to be in charge

Opinion: If businesses want to survive post-lockdown, women need to be in charge

How we all react to this crisis will determine our world for years to come. Going back to ‘normal’ is not an option, write Margaret McDonagh, Lorna Fitzsimons [...] Read full article: Opinion: If businesses want to survive p...→

Majority of Scots say pandemic should result in kinder society

Almost three-quarters of Scottish adults (74 per cent) say they hope the coronavirus pandemic will result in a kinder society, according to research. Read full article: Majority of Scots say pandemic should re...→

We'll tak' a cup o' kindness yet...Scots hope for a kinder society

Almost three-quarters of Scottish adults (74) say they hope the coronavirus pandemic will result in a kinder society, according to new research. Read full article: We'll tak' a cup o' kindness yet...Scots...→

Opinion: Ann Fotheringham - We are not a kind society, but we could be if we take inspiration from our volunteers

Opinion: Ann Fotheringham - We are not a kind society, but we could be if we take inspiration from our volunteers

MUCH of my week has been spent talking to the other frontline workers keeping Scotland going during the coronavirus crisis – the community… Read full article: Opinion: Ann Fotheringham - We are not a...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Why I’m not open-minded

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Why I’m not open-minded

I LIKE a good cubicle, me. Open-plan was the worst thing that happened to workplaces. People could see you weeping. Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: Why I’m not open...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: We, the people, demand an end to politicians’ passion and sincerity

Opinion: Robert McNeil: We, the people, demand an end to politicians’ passion and sincerity

I HAVE no intention, here in this pleasant and glamorous space, of discussing politics (veteran readers: “That means he’s going to spend the… Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: We, the people, ...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Social bubbles mean trouble

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Social bubbles mean trouble

SOMETIMES I appal myself. But I cannot deny that a small, reprehensible part of me will regret the lifting of the coronavirus lockdown. Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: Social bubbles m...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Modern comedy might make some folk gag but the joke’s not over yet

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Modern comedy might make some folk gag but the joke’s not over yet

GLUMNESS settles on a large part of the nation whenever the subject of comedy comes up now. The lockdown has led to a more frenetic search for… Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: Modern comedy mi...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: It’s fine as far as it goes: social distancing is near to my heart

Opinion: Robert McNeil: It’s fine as far as it goes: social distancing is near to my heart

WHAT’S a little distancing between us? Go on, stick your nose closer to the page or screen. Let’s snuggle in a little closer. Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: It’s fine as far...→

Opinion: Goodbye big society – already we are seeing a return to looking out for number one

Opinion: Goodbye big society – already we are seeing a return to looking out for number one

Predictions about how life would be radically different after Covid-19 – that we would be more cohesive as a society – are beginning to look overly optimistic Read full article: Opinion: Goodbye big society – already w...→

Why coronavirus pandemic could spark new society that echoes post-World War 2 era

Why coronavirus pandemic could spark new society that echoes post-World War 2 era

POLITICAL theorists have described the thirty-year period after the Second World War as a golden era for social democracy that could be repeated in the years a [...] Read full article: Why coronavirus pandemic could spark new...→

GPs post naked selfies to protest shortage of protective kit in corona fight

GPs post naked selfies to protest shortage of protective kit in corona fight

German doctors are using nudity as a symbol of how vulnerable they are without coronavirus protection after earlier calls to health ministers fell on deaf ears Read full article: GPs post naked selfies to protest shorta...→

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Secret of a happy life – find a spaceship where everyone gets along

Opinion: Robert McNeil: Secret of a happy life – find a spaceship where everyone gets along

LET me take you to an idyllic, hopeful, motivated place where social distancing would be difficult; where all sorts of folk get on because they have… Read full article: Opinion: Robert McNeil: Secret of a happ...→

Opinion: There will be no post-coronavirus normality if we prioritise the economy over the most vulnerable

This is a moral as well as a financial issue. Private foundations have the freedom to act in ways that neither governments nor international institutions can a [...] Read full article: Opinion: There will be no post-coronavir...→

ROBERT HARDMAN on the Corona Home Guard

ROBERT HARDMAN on the Corona Home Guard

ROBERT HARDMAN: We are now almost numb to the pace of daily developments. The graph lines of infection and mortality grow steeper as the global situation verge [...] Read full article: ROBERT HARDMAN on the Corona Home Guard...→