“Calling us heroes just makes it ok when we die”: why we took to the streets for our keyworkers

On Wednesday, it was Workers’ Memorial Day. Today, it is International Workers’ Day. This year, we are particularly aware of the sacrifices keyworkers are making. Thousands held a minute’s silence to remember those who have died because of COVID-19. It is right to remember the dead – but a minute’s silence, and a clap on