Whenever violence against women is discussed, someone inevitably asks, “but what about men?” This ‘whataboutery’ is usually directed solely towards those who speak out on typically women’s issues and ironically proves the importance of focusing on this particular form of violence.
The political sphere has also been a focal point of sexual harassment allegations, and in the European Parliament, a group of young feminists are determined to fight back.
A selective approach to self-quarantine is another inconsistency the coronavirus scare has exposed. If the virus really is as threatening as the media portrays it (although it is not), then what about tourists?
We live in a culture that tends to define the self in accordance to the status of its body and the maintenance of a healthy lifestyle. The corporal self-identity of contemporary times frequently goes under the name of ‘fitness’. It is a measure of aptitude for life in consumer culture and a service economy.
Governments, present and future, should be obliged to act on the declared climate emergency and the ecological crisis facing us, which is an emergency indeed.
If you think Bis-Serjetà is there just to make us laugh, you are not paying attention. We are certain that the portal is nothing but covert socialist propaganda.
Being by the sea is our only chance to experience public space once again; to be connected with one another and with nature.