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COVID-19

Vaccination queue and side effects

CHRONICLE: What do we actually know about something as vital as the serious side effects of Covid vaccines?

Will-to-not-want-to-know

Kristian Cedervall Lauta, Slavoy Žižek, Andreas Malm: Disasters, Pandemic! 2, Corona, Climate, Chronic Emergency

CERTIFIED ORGANIC: Will we succumb to the temptation to want ignorance? The eco-revolution must either be global or it is nothing.

After corona – a technocratic, planetary order

Benjamin Bratton: The Revenge of the Real: Politics for a Post-Pandemic World

COVID-19: It is difficult to read Bratton's positive biopolitics as anything other than a form of technocratic authoritarianism – where the subject is a point in a biopolitical network.

It is not about peace, but about smart business

MIDDLE EAST: While other countries were preoccupied with covid-19, Arabs and Israelis could, without outside interference, concentrate on peace. And business.

What ethical principles are behind the first vaccine stings?

ETHICS: Behind the authorities' vaccination strategy is ethical chaos.

How do you "stay home" if you do not have a home?

Jessie Kindig, Mark Krotov, Marco Roth: There Is No Outside – Covid 19 Dispatches

pandemic: Even during the pandemic, we maintain our status quo; the privileged remain privileged, and the others remain outside society.

Coronary vaccines: science and myths

CHRONICLE: Science has made rapid progress in producing a vaccine against Covid-19. But can vaccine programs be based on active consent and autonomous choice by citizens? And does scientific rationality now go hand in hand with creative forms of irrationality?

Vaccine compulsion – some corrections

RESPONSIBILITY: Author Trond Skaftnesmo comments on MODERN TIMES 'review of the book Vaccine intake.

Is there any reason to rejoice over the coronary vaccine?

Trond Skaftnesmo: Vaccine coercion in the shadow of the corona crisis

COVID-19: There is no real skepticism from the public sector about the coronary vaccine – vaccination is recommended, and the people are positive about the vaccine. But is the embrace of the vaccine based on an informed decision or a blind hope for a normal everyday life?

Infection tracking, monitoring and consequences

Surveillance: How much freedom do you really have, if your movements are restricted by a corona pass and you get fired if you refuse to be vaccinated?

Increasing reality apathy and blunting

Byung-Chul Han: Palliative care society

Criticism of modernity: The neoliberal "happiness dispositive's" imperative of happiness regards pain as a failure, a weakness. The pain has become dumb, and consequently speechless and meaningless. But is the consequence that the neoliberal paradigm of freedom is disintegrating?

Bookchains social ecological model inspires

: The surprise was big when Bookchin's co-worker, Janet Biehl, opened her letterbox at home in the USA in 2004 and found a letter from a former German diplomat who, on behalf of Abdullah Öcelan, wanted to establish contact to exchange thoughts on Bookchin's ideas.