No person is an island. We need to shift our language of ‘individual problems’ to a discourse of social causation and situatedness. Now more than ever, we need to connect each other’s problems to find their root causes and foster opportunities for solidarity.
Every day we are treated with traffic jams which exhaust our physical and mental capacity. How can we, in the little free time that remains, possibly have the energy and the concentration to follow and analyse news, watch films and read books of a certain depth and social relevance?