By Tom van der Meij A couple of months ago, The Guardian asked prominent British writers how they coped with the Corona crisis and the lockdown the United Kingdom found itself in at the time. Celebrated novelist Julian Barnes wrote that he had found pleasure indulging himself in the moviesContinue Reading

By Juni Moltubak A simple explanation of Western pride and COVID-19 The Netherlands has been described as the weakest link in the chain of European resistance against the Corona-virus, and their modest approach resembles that of a number of other western-European states. This will have grave consequences, but not necessarilyContinue Reading

By Lea Schiller When China first reported the outbreak of a new variant of lung disease to the World Health Organization (WHO) on December 31st, the virus that has now become a household name—SARS-CoV-2, had already been on course for nearly a month. What followed were measures of unprecedented level:Continue Reading