Joseph Rachman

Reaction Contributor

Monday, 11 May 2020

Starmer presses advantage amid lockdown confusion

What do the government’s plans to relax lockdown actually entail? There seems to be considerable confusion and Boris Johnson has …

By Joseph Rachman

Thursday, 7 May 2020

Loss of overseas students will strike body blow to UK universities

Over the past two decade the number of students in the UK has ballooned. A recent House of Commons briefing …

By Joseph Rachman

Monday, 4 May 2020

Accusations of hypocrisy fly following Biden sexual assault allegation

Concerns are growing about Joe Biden’s candidacy following an allegation of sexual assault in 1993 by Tara Reade. The former …

By Joseph Rachman

Friday, 1 May 2020

PPE: How a global shortage and bureaucratic screw ups combined to leave Britain short

It was mid-March when they started to notice that some of their orders for supplies were going unfilled. Hospital employees …

By Joseph Rachman

Monday, 27 April 2020

Lockdowns ease in countries which took swift measures

New Zealand and Hong Kong have both started to relax the measures they have put in place to limit the …

By Joseph Rachman

Tuesday, 21 April 2020

Should we be wearing masks?

The British government is indicating that there is no change – for the moment – to the policy on whether or …

By Joseph Rachman

Monday, 20 April 2020

Even an end to lockdown won't mean a return to normal

As the coronavirus pandemic wears on, a growing number of countries, including the UK, are beginning to contemplate what an …

By Joseph Rachman

Saturday, 18 April 2020

Lost Classic: Far From Heaven

The camera opens with a shot of bright red autumn. The music plays softly and then swells as the credits …

By Joseph Rachman

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

The next coronavirus tragedy: care homes

Deaths of the elderly living in Britain’s care homes because of the coronavirus could be up to nearly 20 times …

By Joseph Rachman