One day, another intelligent species will maybe roam the ravaged world left behind by homo sapiens. They will wonder how we lived, and how did we manage to fuck things up so badly.
An infrared thermometer, a sanitizer dispenser and a sign with meaningless orders stand at the entrance of Cisternino’s post office, completely ignored by people who just walk around them, probably without even noticing them by this point.
A più di un anno dall’inizio dall’inizio di una delle crisi più complesse dai tempi della seconda guerra mondiale, la nostra risposta alla pandemia è sempre la stessa. In un periodo di tempo molto breve nei primi mesi del 2020, un certo tipo di risposta alla diffusione globale di un nuovo patogeno si è rapidamente imposto come quella che alcuni chiamano la “nuova normalità”.
More than ten months into the Coronavirus pandemic, social distancing is still a central element of our response to this natural event. But while last spring this fundamentally unnatural measure was mostly described as a form of “caring” for others in difficult times, the language has somewhat shifted over time, and is increasingly based on guilt and sometimes even on playing on the population’s worst instincts.
(VERSIONE ITALIANA) Among the countless popular mobilizations that are taking place in Italy during this second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic, there is one nobody seems to care about, the struggle of nurses to obtain better working conditions.