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The pandemic is not over yet, but these world leaders have already cemented their place in history for failing to effectively combat the deadly coronavirus. Some of them didn’t even really try.
Under cover of the coronavirus many countries are passing more draconian media laws.
The Covid-19 situation in Brazil is a prime example of necropolitics in action. Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has engineered the conditions for the coronavirus to run rampant through the country while he pursues his own agenda.
Entrenched inequality in most of Latin America has led to worsening poverty rates and increasing violence and instability.
Why South Korea and Ghana have fared better than the UK, Brazil and India... A government’s handling of the pandemic was embedded in existing patterns of leadership.
Pfizer has been accused of “bullying” Latin American governments in Covid vaccine negotiations. What happened during these negotiations?
With richer countries having bought up most of the leading western vaccines, others are looking to India, China and Russia for supplies.