Posts Tagged: pandemic

Covid diktats, disunity and revolt: The slow death of the United Kingdom

26.10.2020

What the showdown between Westminster and the regions demonstrates is that the Tories govern in the interest of capital and little else.

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The DiEM25 Summer Festival 2020: Political organisation in Germany during the pandemic

22.10.2020

DiEMers met in Berlin for the DiEM25 Summer Festival 2020 -- the yearly German-speaking reunion of the movement.

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News from Turkey: The figures are under control, but the pandemic is not

6.10.2020

An uncontrolled ‘opening process’ reducing COVID-19 measures due to economic expectations has led to a renewed rise in cases.

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Accounting for ethics: the ‘ill’ logic of neoliberalism 

The failure of 'developed’ capitalist economies to safeguard citizens' wellbeing during a public health crisis reveals a need for moral accounting.

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Authoritarianism in Australia: right-wing politics in the antipodes

28.08.2020

The emergence of COVID-19 has deflected attention from rising authoritarianism across a number of areas in Australia.

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Something remarkable just happened this August: How the pandemic has sped up the passage to postcapitalism

25.08.2020

In the post-2008 world, speculators don’t actually give a damn about the economy. COVID-19 found capitalism in this zombified state.

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The scramble for Edtech — just another data mining operation?

23.07.2020

An invasive wave of Edtech being implemented during COVID-19 is mining students for data and using it to experiment on and modify behavior.

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Julian Assange just called. To talk about the pandemic’s effect on capitalism & politics!

13.06.2020

Julian Assange calls from Belmarsh Prison and to talk to Yanis Varoufakis: “I want a perspective on world developments out there.”

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Manchester’s Quarantined Music Scene: The Hazards of Precarious Employment

15.05.2020

Social distancing measures are necessary but will leave workers in the entertainment industry out of work for the foreseeable future.

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