Written By: - Date published: 11:32 am, February 27th, 2022 - 109 comments
Act as if you have Covid, and look to protect others around you – Ashley Bloomfield
New research shows vaccination protects against omicron. Along with all our other tools – what we do now matters.
This is the knife edge for New Zealand: do we lapse into neoliberal “I’m ok Jack”, and not worry about others? Or do we step up and act collectively to protect us all?
Written By: - Date published: 1:03 pm, February 13th, 2022 - 68 comments
The legitimacy of protest, and why building bridges and calling people in is one of the most important actions we can take now.
Written By: - Date published: 2:31 pm, January 17th, 2022 - 101 comments
It will be a few days before we know if the omicron variant of Covid-19 is starting to spread in New Zealand. There are things we can be doing that will determine how that goes.
Written By: - Date published: 10:16 am, October 20th, 2021 - 127 comments
The vaccine is a bloody useful tool, not a panacea. This is a long crisis that requires us to pay heed the bigger picture.
Written By: - Date published: 9:31 am, October 6th, 2021 - 48 comments
and keeping the faith.
That our covid response is not working out perfectly doesn’t mean we or the government are failing. What we need more of at this point are stories about ‘what if things work out’. Not in a Pollyanna or return to BAU sense, but that we can still be ok. We need strong narratives of what that might be like, us being ok despite the pandemic.
Written By: - Date published: 5:14 pm, September 25th, 2021 - 29 comments
42 is not the meaning of life and 13 is not an unlucky number.