Duncan Simpson / 08 Sep 2021

Ideological Upheaval

Pandemic Rebels and Fascist Longings

Since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, opposition to anti-contagion efforts has been led by a small number of fringe groups and quasi-movements linked together by social media.(...)

John Foster / 30 Apr 2021

Gods of the Realm

A Critical Theory of Police Power, by Mark Neocleous

The conviction of Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd has been presented by American media as an important step in addressing police violence against people of colour.(...)

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.(...)

Josh White / 29 Nov 2020

New Tory Role Model

Britain Goes Hungary

The British right hoped it could ‘remake’ Britain through Brexit. Though its hopes have been exposed as dangerous fantasies, the Tories remain hooked on disaster nationalism.(...)

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