Foucault’s ideas of discipline, punishment and surveillance reveal how society is returning to a sense of order during COVID-19
Posts tagged as “covid-19”
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.
President Pierre Nkurunziza has died of a "sudden heart attack" following reports that he and his wife had contracted the Coronavirus. We dive deep to understand Burundi's democratic backsliding and lack of response to COVID-19 which may have led to his death.
Trudeau, Trump, tête-à-tête talking transmission. You might wonder, "words are pretty and nice, but do they really matter during a pandemic?" When it comes to how we as a society respond to a crisis, language and rhetoric play a key role.