Tanya Lokot / 08 Mar 2021

Always Under Surveillance

COVID-19 and Digital Freedoms in Eastern Europe

From genome sequencing to track virus mutations, to smartphone apps monitoring close contacts with those who test positive, countries around the world have harnessed technological solutions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.(...)
Basilio Korman / 03 Mar 2021

Vaffanculo, 2020

Coronavirus in Italian

Summer 2020 arrived late. Or at least that's the way we felt. We'd been stuck in Torino because of COVID since the end of February. (...)

Duncan Simpson / 24 Feb 2021

The COVID Excuse

Vaccine Passports and Human Rights

As vaccination programmes in Europe and America accelerate, there is increasing clamour for their benefits to be fast-tracked through the use of vaccination or immunity passports.(...)

Duncan Simpson / 21 Dec 2020

The Truth About Coronavirus

Science and Governing the Emergency

The phrase "being led by the science" has been repeated like a battle cry by leaders across Europe since the first cases of COVID-19 appeared on the continent in February.(...)

John Foster / 18 Sep 2020

Putting Out the Fire

Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal, by Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin

The West Coast is on fire which, grim as it is, has at least given everyone in United States something else to think about than COVID-19.(...)

John Foster / 08 Jun 2020

Buried By Trump

The American Century is Finally Over

The narrative of the Atlantic world since the end of the Second World War has been one of American leadership. (...)

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