Tag: COVID-19

Cancelling Christmas

Yuletide Lockdowns And Cancelling Christmas

The mind changer in Downing Street has struck again.  With UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the helm, changes of direction are compulsive, natural and sudden. The U-Turn has become the prosaic expectation.  “Too often it looks like this government licks its finger and sticks it in the air to […]

G20 2020 Saudi Arabia

Deglobalisation

The virtual G20 summit highlighted the death of globalisation, despite all the conscientious efforts of those involved, and it highlighted that deglobalisation in the post-COVID world has already taken place. This isn’t about some conspiracy against the conventional “American unipolar world” (in the form of a Pax Americana) or an […]

COVID in offices

Covid Offices And The Religion Of Remote Work

Masks can prove liberating.  The hidden face affords security.  Obnoxious authority breathes better, hiding in comfort.  Behind the material, confidence finds a home.  While tens of millions of jobs have been lost to the novel coronavirus globally, security services, surveillance officers and pen pushers are thriving, policing admissions to facilities, […]

SCO Summit

The SCO Council Of Heads Of States Summit  

Under Russia’s SCO Chairmanship  2019-20, The Summit of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is scheduled to be held on November 10 as a video conference due to the outbreak of COVID-19. The SCO leaders will deliberate the strengthening and further Development of cooperation […]