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Coronavirus and conspiracy theories. A vademecum and a lesson on #QAnon

Wu Ming 1 56 comments – 9 branches by Wu Ming Since the coronavirus emergency began in February 2020 in Italy and then in the rest of Europe and the West, more and more people, subjected to a real media bombing, have concluded that the mainstream media were unreliable. The predominant narrative of what was happening was… Continue reading Coronavirus and conspiracy theories. A vademecum and a lesson on #QAnon

矛盾 (máo dùn). In what traps we fall into discussing «coronavirus emergency»

Wu Ming by Wu Ming By now more than two months ago, in the third episode of our viral Diary , we tried to clarify what we meant by “emergency”. We spoke of “a basic misunderstanding, a conceptual misunderstanding that saw us mutually lost in translation “, and explained: “There were those who, by” emergency “, meant the danger from which the emergency started,… Continue reading 矛盾 (máo dùn). In what traps we fall into discussing «coronavirus emergency»

What left Covid-19 in the shade. Epidemiology and nonsense of the coronavirus emergency

Posted on 05/13/2020Wu Ming 82 comments – 14 branches [Science and epistemology are certainly not the first topics that come to mind when talking about our novels and our work. Yet there is a very evident red thread that runs through our narrative works and that concerns precisely those themes. From the mesmerism of the Sleepwalker Army , to the… Continue reading What left Covid-19 in the shade. Epidemiology and nonsense of the coronavirus emergency