On the virus itself and the need to act
Short video of a doctor explaining the maths of how it can spread and the health system implications
Time in the Heart of Coronavirus
Why the Coronavirus Has Been So Successful
Why we need to act
Why we need to act now
Explainer video on what Exponential means
Italy as example
What we can learn from the countries winning the coronavirus fight
A Complete History of Pandemics
In battling the coronavirus, will ‘optimistic bias’ be our undoing?
On how the virus affects different people and groups
As the COVID-19 pandemic intensifies, our ruling classes are coming to the conclusion that in the contest between loss of profit and loss of life, they choose death.
Class war in the making? Coronavirus quarantines pit well-off hermits against serfs who supply them
Right-wing forces are using the pandemic as a pretext to crack down dramatically on abortion rights.
White Collar Quarantine
How the Coronavirus Could Create a New Working Class
Disposable People: Coronavirus and the lifestyles of the professional-managerial class
Stories of leaving the city to weather the storm in the countryside remind us that time and space are their own commodities
The answer to Indigenous vulnerability to coronavirus: a more equitable public health agenda
What the Racial Data Show
The Black Plague
Why coronavirus impacts are devastating for international students in private rental housing
Pandemics affect men and women differently
Coronavirus reveals just how deep macho stereotypes run through society
Right-wing forces are using the pandemic as a pretext to crack down dramatically on abortion rights
Why coronavirus may forever change the way we care within families
The “All-Consuming” Emotional Labor Caused by Coronavirus—and Shouldered by Women
Women, peace and security in the time of Coronavirus
COVID19, NEW MOTHERHOOD AND THE DIGITAL PIVOT
Coronavirus has sparked a work from home revolution, but is it a backward step for gender equality?
COVID-19 has laid bare how much we value women’s work, and how little we pay for it
COVID-19 AND THE PROTECTION OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN INSTITUTIONAL SETTINGS
The coronavirus is a disaster for lonely older Australians. We can help ease their pain in small ways
Explaining the Emergence of Coronavirus Rituals
Rethinking the city: urban experience and the Covid-19 pandemic
COVID-19: The dangers of framing the coronavirus in generational terms
A ‘GOOD CITIZEN’ FOR PANDEMIC TIMES
On critiques of capitalism, neo-liberalism etc
Anti-capitalist politics in the time of Covid-19
America is a sham (on the social construction of everything!)
No such thing as society?
A Conversation with Sociologist Barbara Ehrenreich
The Coronavirus Pandemic Demonstrates the Failures of Capitalism
The Coronavirus Is Not an “Equalizer” in an Unequal Society
NO SUCH THING AS SOCIETY? LIBERAL PATERNALISM, POLITICS OF EXPERTISE, AND THE CORONA CRISIS
HOW CORONAVIRUS REVEALS OUR UNBREAKABLE BOND WITH SINGLE USE PLASTIC
This anarchist thinker helps explain why we feel so driven to help each other through the coronavirus crisis
Silver Linings Amidst the Capitalist Coronavirus Crisis
When this pandemic is over, it’s time to dismantle capitalism
The King’s Two(ish) Bodies
CORONAVIRUS, CRISIS AND THE END OF NEOLIBERALISM
Coronavirus and the police state
On the virus and the labour market
Coronavirus, the gig economy and work
Workers are more valuable than CEOs
Capitalism’s coronavirus crisis and its impact on workers’ bargaining power
How the COVID-19 pandemic is destroying Britain’s creative industries
What makes hairdressing ‘essential’? Even the hairdressers want to close
Productivity Is Not Working
Information, media and technology
Coronavirus and #fakenews: what should families do?
WE HAVE ALREADY REACHED ALARMING LEVELS OF BAD QUARANTINE CONTENT
Don’t just debunk the covid-19 myths, learn from them
The Ibuprofen Debate Reveals the Danger of Covid-19 Rumors
(ARE YOU) OK BOOMER? DISCURSIVE CONSTRUCTIONS OF MILLENNIALS & GENERATION THROUGH COVID-19
The pandemic has disrupted relations among the masses, the elites and the celebrities who liaise between them.
This Is Not the Apocalypse You Were Looking For
‘Pandemic drones’: useful for enforcing social distancing, or for creating a police state?
Can lip-syncing save lives?
During the Great Depression, many newspapers betrayed their readers. Some are doing it again now
Animal Crossing and utopia in a time of crisis
Pandemics debunk the notion of seamless automation
An Analysis of Race and Media Representation Amidst the Covid-19 Outbreak
We’re on the Brink of Cyberpunk
The New Logics of Viral Media
What’s in a saying? Debunking five lexical myths in the age of coronavirus
Viral terminology, technology and capitalism
Coronavirus Could Finally Pop the Influencer Bubble
Sociologically informed opinion, analysis, experiences and hot takes
Paul B. Preciado: THE LOSERS CONSPIRACY
Angela McRobbie: Our low-paid workers are our lifeline
Amitai Etzioni: The Sociology of living with the Corona virus
Ghassan Hage: What can Camus’ La Peste tell us as we struggle against the Coronavirus?
Bruno Latour: Is this a dress rehearsal?
Joshua Clover: The Rise and Fall of Biopolitics: A Response to Bruno Latour
Cathne Malabou: To Quarantine from Quarantine: Rousseau, Robinson Crusoe, and “I”
Nikolaj Schultz: The Climatic Virus in an Age of Paralysis
Slavoj Žižek: Is Barbarism with a Human Face Our Fate?
Noam Chomsky: Ventilator Shortage Exposes the Cruelty of Neoliberal Capitalism
Franco “Bifo” Berardi: “Beyond the Breakdown: Three Meditations on a Possible Aftermath”
Benjamin Bratton: 18 LESSONS OF QUARANTINE URBANISM
McKenzie Wark: Theory in a Pandemic
Arundhati Roy: ‘The pandemic is a portal’
LA Review of Books: The Quarantine Files: Thinkers in Self-Isolation
Mike Davis: On Pandemics, Super-capitalism and the Struggles of Tomorrow
David Runciman: Coronavirus has not suspended politics – it has revealed the nature of power
What might come next?
The world after coronavirus
The COVID-19 pandemic will change everything – for better or worse
What (new) forms of living might the coronavirus produce?
What will the world be like after coronavirus? Four possible futures
The Pandemic Is Turning the Natural World Upside Down
The Coronavirus War Economy Will Change the World
Can everyone be taken into the future?
Let’s not snap back but spring forward
The Supermarket After the Pandemic