As the COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out across the richest countries, Arianne Shahvisiwarns against the rise of 'vaccine nationalism' that polices who does and does not get the jabs. And why this is likely to consolidate existing global inequalities.
How has the pandemic made itself felt in Palestine? S C Molavi andEyal Weizman, of Forensic Architecture, look at how Israel has used the coronavirus crisis in order to further consolidate its regime of surveillance and domination against Palestinians.
Jared Kushner recently outlined the Trump administration's vision for the future of the Middle East. The Bahrain summit saw Kushner announce a $50 billion "peace plan for Palestine", a plan that is filled with "white man’s burden" racism and that would steamroller the rights of the Palestinians. In this article, Dominique Eddé discusses the plan and what the Trump administration's pro-Israeli one-upmanship means for the future of the region.