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pandemic

United States of America?

Slavenka Drakulic: Café Europa Revisited

pandemic: How coordinated or in solidarity is Europe really?

An excommunication of the dead and death?

DEATH: Via the philosopher Jean Baudrillard, can we, with today's pandemic, expose the symbolic meaning of death, the one that is otherwise difficult to spot?

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.

"Immunological disability"

PANDEMIC: Perhaps the fear of bacteria and viruses in the future will increasingly lead to a disease preparedness characterized by totalitarian surveillance and control. A blind trust in vaccinations can lead to a phasing out of the human own immune system.

Unrestrained apartheid

Palestine Annex: Israel was quick to portray the Palestinians as carriers of the virus and as a health threat. Today, the Gaza crisis is territorial, demographic, political – and biological.

When the US economy is cold, Haiti gets pneumonia

HAITIS coronaKRISE: Haiti currently lacks approximately 5900 hospital places for covid-19 patients. But the biggest obstacle is possibly to convince the population that the corona threat is real.

Pandemics and the free man

Albert Camus: plague

DISASTERS: Is there anything to learn from Albert Camus' plague, or is the book hyped up due to the corona pandemic?

On paved paths

COMMENT:: Could our military and political leaders wake up and take action against a fate far more serious than the pandemic that has hit the world?

2050: Earth is our wisest teacher

SCENARIO: Imagine, it's the year 2050, and we look back at the origins and development of the coronavirus pandemic in the last three decades: both the plagues of pandemics, flooded cities, burned forest areas, droughts and other increasingly violent climate disasters. We offer the following scenario for such a prospect from the future.

When viruses go viral

INFODEMI: A study of the coronavirus, conspiracy theories and fake news in the disinformation ecosystem.

In the time of the corona: Tourists and roommates

TOURIST OR REFUGEE?: It is first and foremost the role as "tourists" that we experience the strict corona measures. For the wanderers, there are small changes. Can a crisis also revitalize renewed solidarity?