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Archive for April, 2020

Remote digital access to work and life is a human right, don’t forget the disability community when Quarantine is lifted

By Professor Katie Ellis, Director Centre of Culture and Technology Originally posted in The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) on 24 April 2020. __________________ Life has changed swiftly with one in five people worldwide going into coronavirus lockdown by March 2020. Efforts to ensure people can work, learn and access cultural life from home are key […]

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Masking power in the age of contagion: the two faces of China in the wake of coronavirus

Shutterstock Haiqing Yu, RMIT University and Michael Keane, Curtin University China has gradually emerged out of its shadow of despair as the epicentre where the coronavirus pandemic started. Now, there is face saving required – as well as agenda-setting in the global power play. China played a decisive role in combating the invisible enemy. Chinese […]

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