Claire joins Talk Radio host Mike Graham to express her concern about the lockdown and her irritation at people making it out to be a virtuous act as if people were joining the resistance in WW2.
I don’t particularly like the constant war analogies used about fighting coronavirus. However, when someone like Matt Hancock conjures up the Blitz spirit, urging us to pull together ‘in one gigantic national effort’, I think of that cliched question: ‘What did you do in the war, Daddy?’ Forget the sexism, what will our answer be to future … Read more Staying at home doesn’t make us heroes
In The Municipal Journal, Claire Fox says we can reflect on what kind of a changed world we want to inhabit after the pandemic and commit to embracing some lessons moving forward. Is everything up for grabs in a post-coronavirus world? Perhaps because we are all desperate to find upsides to this grim period, many … Read more Let’s hear it for our invisible frontline workers
In The Spectator, Claire Fox argues that rather than trying to catch the government out, the media should treat its audience with the deference it deserves and truly scrutinise the government’s strategy. The lockdown has ensured that many millions now gather round the TV and watch the daily press conference from No.10. We hang on … Read more This is no time for ‘gotcha!’ journalism
Claire takes part in the FE News Skills World Live podcast, hosted by Tom Bewick, the Chief Executive of the Federation of Awarding Bodies, alongside guests to discuss the current government target of sending 50% of young people to university and whether this approach most effectively prepares young people for the future employment.
Claire Fox joins Emily Carver, Lionel Shriver and Ella Whelan on The New Culture Forum hosted by Marc Sidwell to discuss the current internal struggle within the Feminist movement between traditional and progressive feminists, and whether the current 4th wave of Feminism infantilises women?