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Resisting the Biosecurity State

These are extraordinary times, and not just because we are coming through the greatest national trauma since the Second World […]

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After the Chauvin Verdict, Changes to Policing are a Must

The guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd signposts a defining moment beyond policing. Finding Chauvin guilty on all counts should have consequences for policing in the United States, the trial-by-jury system and, crucially, race and justice.

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Vaccine Passports, Governments, and Adult Movies

Immunity certification for adult movies developed in California during the late 1990s, after a serious outbreak of HIV among the performers. Robert Dingwall examines the model in light of calls for a coronavirus passport system for the vaccinated.

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Video: Social Connectedness during COVID-19

Clinical psychologist Tegan Cruwys discusses the concept of social connectedness and how being ‘together apart’ is both possible and crucial during the coronavirus pandemic.

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