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The Guardian view on local lockdowns: share the data faster | Coronavirus outbreak

In the game of whack-a-mole, the target pops up in one location and, once hammered down, appears immediately somewhere else. The defining features of the exercise are randomness and futility, which makes it an unfortunate metaphor for Boris Johnson to use for his government’s strategy when dealing with local Covid-19 outbreaks. The re-imposition of lockdown …

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The Guardian view on empty supermarket shelves: panic is not the problem | Opinion

Until a couple of weeks ago, the idea of waiting in an Ocado queue of 73,735 shoppers, or of supermarkets rationing milk and baked beans, would have sounded like satire. For too many people in the UK, food scarcity is the norm, with mothers and fathers going hungry to ensure their children are fed. But …

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The Guardian view on the UK’s Covid-19 economic plan: fine sentiment, but lacks details | Editorial | Opinion

Britain has finally declared war on Covid-19. Ministers say that the science left them no alternative but to fight. This was never a war of choice. The virus is no ordinary foe. It knows no borders. Having found a human host somewhere in the Chinese city of Wuhan a few months ago, the virus has …

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The Guardian view on fast fashion: it can’t cost the earth | Editorial | Opinion

Fashion operates on desire. How we dress feeds off cravings to be different as well as part of a tribe; to be en vogue but ahead of the pack. The message from the high street is that such wishes can be fulfilled, and fast fashion plays on the idea that hunger can be sated immediately. …

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The Guardian view on Christmas shopping: the season to be spendthrift? | Editorial | Opinion

Shops are struggling. The fortnight before Christmas, and the January sales that follow, will be even more crucial than usual this year to retailers hard-pressed by falling sales and online competition. Footfall in November was down 3.4% on the same month last year. Shopping centre investment in the UK has fallen by £5bn in six …

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