"It is a privilege to work from home and therefore lessen one’s risk of being exposed to the virus. Racialized people living in low income households...are not afforded this luxury," writes Nadia Hansen.
"This is a rare chance for systemic change," writes Mike Sandler. "Will we be able to achieve systemic solutions instead of half measures or symbolic but meaningless “show” achievements that do not help people in tangible ways?"
"As societies transition into reopening different sectors, there are massive considerations to take into account. I want to emphasize the importance of using an intersectional lens whilst devising solutions," writes Feasta intern Nadia Hansen.
In the first of a series of guest blog posts, Feasta intern Nadia Henson describes the situation of asylum seekers in Ireland, linking it to the COVID-19 crisis and to institutionalised racism.
Brian Davey describes how that the meaning of concepts such as 'herd immunity' tends to become degraded, and warns against complacency about the future.