In the final section of our Shooting the Rapids report, we present a plan for collective action with four elements. In this post, we're focusing on one in particular: protecting critical global infrastructure.
WriteToThem is a website which provides an easy way to contact MPs, councillors and other elected representatives.
Alex EvansA *lot* of them have already come out publicly in horror today.
They’re not idiots. They can read the mood and see their inboxes and mailbags.
But tomorrow will be fucking crucial.
If your MP is a Tory, email them. *Now*.
Exclusive: PM’s adviser was with parents away from London home when he had coronavirus symptoms
Alex EvansOk so let’s just all pause for a moment and reflect that this is what Neil Ferguson was forced to resign for (on the day UK death rate became highest in Europe). Trust the same standard will be applied in this instance.
Alex EvansSo those are some of the highlights. Want to find out more?
Check out longcrisis.org/scenarios/ - where you’ll find both a highlights and a full version, in each case both as an online flipbook and a downloadable pdf.
The new coronavirus is spreading rapidly throughout Brazil, overwhelming a health care system ill prepared to handle a pandemic of this magnitude and proving especially deadly for the medical workers on the front lines.
The coronavirus pandemic is changing our lives, but what scenarios might we want to consider about how the pandemic will change our approach to campaigning? Using the 2×2 Scenarios approaches from Save the Children’s Strategic Foresight Toolkit:...
Alex EvansGreat thinking as always from @MrTomBaker, in this instance on how #Covid19 could change the way we campaign in future
Shooting the Rapids: COVID-19 and the Long Crisis of Globalisation is a major new report that explores what we do and don’t know about each of the three layers of the COVID-19 crisis, sets out a playbook for collective action, and presents a plan...
Alex EvansP.S. We're going to be publishing a set of scenarios on the future of Covid19 and how we respond to it in the next week - sign up at longcrisis.org to be sent those as soon as they're published.
We don’t yet know the full depth nor likely duration of the coronavirus crisis, but we do know that we will have to be ruthlessly focussed if we’re to ensure the UK has a truly just and inclusive recovery.