Foucault’s ideas of discipline, punishment and surveillance reveal how society is returning to a sense of order during COVID-19
Posts published in “Covid-19 News”
The emergence of the 2019 Coronavirus disease and subsequent pandemic has thrown the world on its head. Stay-at-home orders are the new norms as countries around the world experience unemployment levels not seen since the Great Depression. In the COVID-19 section, Nouvelle covers developments in stories about the virus and how humanity fights to overcome it.
There is an unprecedented race towards a cure for the novel coronavirus. Here are the latest COVID-19 vaccine developments taking place around the world.
When we decide to act upon a goal and new information becomes available, we should rethink, but often don't. Rather than altering our course of action, our vision narrows and we double-down - often by referring to how those around us are behaving. Cognitive biases like this can be found in the missteps of state responses to COVID.
The attempted introduction of criminalizing provisions to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit has been met with criticism on social media and by opposition political parties.
Loblaws intends to end its hero pay increases for essential workers. This comes as the company recorded record first quarter-profits. We dive deep to understand the history of this hero pay and why its wrong to cut it now.