Discover Society: The Covid-19 Chronicles

It’s time to implement a basic income floor

It’s time to implement a basic income floor

Stewart Lansley With livelihoods shattered and household incomes heading for unprecedented falls, attention needs to turn towards the vital question of post-crisis reconstruction. The Covid-19 crisis has already changed the terms of the debate about public policy and the way society [...]

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The invisible Corona crisis

The invisible Corona crisis

Mattias De Backer To the Italian sociologist Andrea Mubi Brighenti we owe the insight that reciprocal visibility, or “inter-visibility”, is one of the most important variables to determine if and to what extent a space is “public”. This becomes quite clear [...]

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Pandemic – behind the mask

Pandemic – behind the mask

Su-ming Khoo and Mayara Floss  March 23rd, 2020, a very hot day. The sun was coming in through the window and the air-conditioner had to stay off as a preventive measure so Mayara was already sweating in her clothes. She moved [...]

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Divided, We Stand

Divided, We Stand

Geoff Payne and Eric Harrison The recent Daily Telegraph headline (09.03.2020), 'Coronavirus has united a nation divided by Brexit and Meghan', is not quite as crazy as it first seems. Covid-19 has indeed changed life in Britain (if not quite in [...]

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