Padova. Italy. April 6, 2020. While the Council of Ministers approves the so-called “School Decree”, we publish a contribution of the “Coordinamento Studenti Medi di Padova” that addresses the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic in a world of education already largely transformed by neoliberalism.Continue reading Coordinamento Studenti Medi di #Padova: from #Covid-19 towards a “new normality”
Italy March 23, 2020. To understand some of the phenomena that are affecting public and private space at this stage, we interviewed Wolf Bukowski, writer and guest blogger on the Wu Ming website, Giap, and author for Edizioni Alegre of the book La buona educazione degli oppressi. Piccola storia del decoro (2019).Continue reading Virus populism and “decorum” policies: the long wave before the #pandemic
The widespread spread of the Coronavirus, which started in one city in China and spread rapidly throughout the planet, had at least the merit of making everyone understand what climate change had made few people understand. And that is that we all live on the same planet. The problems can in no way be circumscribed by borders that only exist for politics. Nor can they be militarized. Not even by building walls. The world is one and humanity, beyond any nationalist rhetoric, is also one. All the peoples of the world are interconnected. And so is the economy, culture, thought, migration, problems and emergencies such as this pandemic that has spread rapidly from China to the whole world. But not only all humanity is interconnected. We are also interconnected with the environment around us. As Ferdinand de Saussure said, “Tout se tient”, everything is connected. This is the first commandment of modern ecology.Continue reading #Coronavirus and Climate Change. Or, in simpler words, #Capitalism
Schio. Italy. March 14, 2020. What follows is another text from Italy about the Corona virus and the state of emergency. This text was written by the Social Centre Arcadia in Schio.Continue reading #Schio, #Italy: #Coronavirus – Sociality and culture are priceless
Bruno Italy. March 13, 2020. The Bruno Social Centre is a common and participatory space that grows daily thanks to the political and social commitment of dozens and dozens of people.Continue reading #Coronavirus – #Bruno Social Centre: Inequality does not go into quarantine
Venice. Italy. March 12, 2020. From the heart of the beast. The comrades of the Laboratorio Occupato Morion in Venice say: Social action instead of social distancing – Collectivity instead of isolation!Continue reading Laboratorio Occupato Morion, #Venice, #Italy: Get the Quacksalber! Or the return of the infamous pillory in the time of digital quarantine
One year after the counter-summit in Hamburg, Anna Clara Basilicò interviews Peter Ullrich – research associate at Technische Universität Berlin – and Donatella Della Porta – professor at Scuola Normale Superiore. They are both working on the research project “Mapping #NoG20”, which aims at reconstructing repressive and judicial dynamics of G20 events.