covid-19

COVID-19 Dispatches

Lockdown 2.0

What exactly did South Africa’s government do with the time they gained through the two-month COVID-19 lockdown, except to brutalize its people?

A nowhere space

In an agreement between the EU and African countries, refugees held at sea in the Mediterranean cannot claim rights to asylum. They are forever in limbo.

Things fall apart

Paranoia is my friend since, as Achille Mbembe says, “the pandemic democratizes the power to kill; now we all have the power to kill.”