Why We Shouldn’t Reopen Schools

Image description: children learning in a classroom The closure of schools disproportionately affects the working class. Starved of appropriate funding for a decade, there is no way that state schools are able to provide the level of online teaching recommended. Even if they could provide this new format it works upon the assumption that all […]

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Ritual and wellness in lockdown

Historians, cultural commentators, and sociologists have long wrangled over the extent of secularisation in our society. Does yoga count as a religion? Is listening to Songs of Praise the same as attending church? In reading your horoscope, are you engaging in a new spiritualistic society? Are ‘new age movements’ hippy-dippy rubbish, or truly meaningful? And, […]

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