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still to leave the country after court upheld the cancellation of his visa on public health. bangladesh has tightened restrictions after covert 19 infections tripled in a week to almost 5000 today. large gatherings of brand and transport is running at half capacity. marks are required in public places. you case opposition? leader has accused prime minister burst johnson of breaking the law and says, you must resign. johnson is fighting for his political life as he faces a growing rebellion within his conservative party and a government stop events held during coven 19 lockdown. last week he apologized to parliament for attending what he called a work prevent. tough restrictions were enforcing for the public. art youngster headlines more news coming up here on out there. right after all. hell to look hello. miss city in vietnam once. so i gone
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the old capital of south vietnam at its heart is lamb sewing, square journalist, diplomat, military staff, and spies, rub shoulders in its famous hotels during the vietnam war. i was assigned to yet not by the associated press, and i arrived june 962. the caravel hotel burst under the headline in november 1963. when there was a number to recruit 8, which led to the assassination of the president and his brother, and of 24 hour period, the center of saigon was zone. the press retreated, in effect that the caravel hotel and many of the story is mentioned we received was from the care of me. in 2017, a book was published called the great level. it's written by wal push idol and austrian
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historian. he provides a detailed analysis of the forces in history that have proved powerful enough to transform society and reduce inequality. he writes for different kinds of violent ruptures, have flattened inequality, mass mobilization, warfare, transformative revolution, state failure, and leaf appendix. child spaces is that shock, events highlight inequalities and justices and absurdities. bringing them into public consciousness in ways that can force processes of change where clearly know when near whatever transformative change this corona virus pandemic might lead to. we're still in the shocking phase where every way you look, it's glaringly evident that the social and economic inequality that surround us much deeper, more pervasive, and much more problematic than we thought. the
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or in india, the 2nd most populous country in the world. the curve at 19 triggered, looked down, sent shock waves across the nation. it became instantly obvious that the virus is much more brutal on those web less who marginalized was systematically impressed. i spoke with alter and activist, or in duddy roy who has been spending look down at a home in delhi. well, it's behaving with society exactly the way it behaves in body. tests are amplified . these diseases are listed of inequality. he could sit there in the case of india until tomorrow, take the read that it displayed it on
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a single day. the day aren't that he is speaking about is march 24th. when an 8 p. m prime minister nor end remedy delivered a televised speech and announced a strict nationwide lockdown. woodard visually ard that albano by this is some kind of asian way some porno. logged on wanted on a country of 1300000000 people had just 4 hours to prepare for a period of stringent physical distancing. it would be a shock for everyone. but particularly if you are among indian st. paul, we were given for us to prepare for this most punitive lockdown in the whole world . since it was the 24th of march, or people hadn't got their salaries. the landlord, ziggy's, new crowded dickens in gentleman from the edges of the city with 1000000 lives are demanded. they ranked of course, they were not to excuse that. so people just began to walk. the vast majority of
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the 10s of thousands of indians walking amidst the lockdown were internal migrants, men, women, and children who gravitate to cities for work, picking up in formal jobs in construction, manufacturing, waste, collection and scrap sorting with businesses co used in mass transit and a whole, this massive floating population of laborers was left to drift with no choice at home. and it was the biggest mass movement of people in the country since the partition of india and pakistan in 1947. it was like the chemical experiment, the sudden in the of the city. the city book extruding the working class based on him, sprawled across the highway network of india, men, women, and children have been walking at all odds in search of a way home. maya canopy and i get to godaddy parthenia barney, get a company that did indicate that nobody
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i went out and walked some up to the border when i asked him what their idea was of aspires. and what happened, they said, and what does it matter? because we don't have food, we don't have water, we don't have any way to ski. so whatever it is for us, this is the problem, not that. and some of them were pretty angry about the fact that he said, why didn't they just stop the rich people in the airports, one day, the ones were bringing it in, widen to just locked them in. and let us, not all of them are hostile to more be gone. so one of them said, maybe nobody told him about us. you know, maybe he doesn't know about. and that was really heartbreaking. the government did announce a $22600000000.00 relief package to hand out cash and food assistance to the poor. however, it was only implemented 45 days after the lockdown began,
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and there were numerous bureaucratic hurdles in getting aid to people. according to the stranded work, his action network, a relief organization that conducted a survey of more than 11000 migrant workers in the weeks following, the locked down. more than 90 percent had not received any russians from the government. on may 26 indian supreme court admitted that there had been quite inadequacies and certain lapses on the part of both the national and regional governments before announcing every emergency, even health emergency. you see that all the people that live there. oh is the government. there's another one who did the roadway every day. they've completely there fe. this why to wilson is one of indians, most relentless activists for the countries poorest and most neglected people. when i called him, he was in the midst of organizing the distribution of food packages and russians until then,
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want to be there with them family and your role. that them my 64 international slides will be operating from thursday for that one week to evacuate. indian standard in 12 countries, when the one want to work with why you home on a month, we are not giving your live with the dental. so what do we want? actually, i'm not understanding. the very read the book is in the day, we are not considering them of the. it was due to live at the heart of any lockdown is the need to stay indoors. stay at home, sty at home and get upset and gotta get up when a good a man he let it. but for millions of indians, not only can they not afford to remain in doors without a daily income to ensure their survival. there is no home to physically distance in . in the indian census, the latest one was conducted in 2011. the homeless accounted under the seemingly
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contradictory title, houseless households. the official definition is bracing in its bluntness. these are people who live in the open on road sides, pavements in pipes, and fly of us and staircases, or in the opening places of worship brow way platforms. the official figures put in the as homeless population and around 1770000. however, civil society organizations estimate about one percent of india's earth and population is homeless. that alone is 3000000 people. and it doesn't even begin to count those who are homeless in rural areas, the imagination of his prime minister and this government, and was wounded that offer locked down as some sort of your own soul. this contagion somehow does not involve, will be good in the poorer excised strongest imagination. so you feel that you want to you and who am i be using that logo?
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and at the speed that people really have come said that it, that you're just unplug the migrant labor. you have done nothing before big living . why the hell not a fit? where exactly that is the net gonna with affected people? we don't read, you brought it would be making a whole country as a one day. i mean if you look at or places like dudley, which is the biggest slamming by way, wilson. ringback law compressed into 2 square kilometers and 200 feet per share toilet the widest is dead. oh, so she'll distancing her in a lockdown, for most indians means physical compression fall and use coverage. and there was plenty of the japanese india's pouring. it was the endless flow of viral images and videos online that illustrated just how sharply inequality cuts through society. photo taken in new delhi, listen a month after the lockdown had been announced,
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made clear what was already obvious, all that for so many indians, there was no possibility of staying indoors or physically distancing themselves on a train platform in eastern state of b ha, a video was filmed of a child, unaware his mother was lying dead of starvation. they just made it back to dallas state. after days of cross country travel. and then there were the videos of people being ill treated by authorities. some of that seem to be nothing more than power trips like police in the state of who to per day punishing people for violating locked down rules. when in fact being out on the street was the only place they could be. and this video taken at the border between 2 states, showing people being hosed down in diluted bleach as some sort of disinfection process after they traveled days to get their, their thought bed, who is in elect a hobby killer in thanks. and all of that being our field that i've got women and
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the silver that all calling like this. and this is all with her mission by the this is bob already we are getting a human being said like, really human, real thinking. that is mora, somebody gravity for someone to think of just losing not be blue, as there were dea, inanimate objects that speaks a lot to how people think of other people who they think goes on below distinction and aren't any. when you speak about people thinking of others as being below their station, you are referring to the cost system, right? the sort of social classification of people, the engine that runs in the social hierarchy, which is given sort of divine sanction cost. so you do have a society which preventative dividing mastery and then really kind of green hierarchy to people who are total and the idea of
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inequality. any nicotine, you somehow institutionalize this in order to have someone to chris and someone to be oppressed by. that is, what does beds, water campaigns for the rights of india's legions of manual scavengers. these people who physically enter and clean law sections of the country, sewage system, often without protective gear. he has an up close view of what it means to be a dollar or the lowest, a lower cost in the grip of append to pay for the more of the value of the way in the cycle. if you're doing what we got going on and doing the actually the annotation that's coming, the cleaning of the hot sun every day. you know, be when it can flow. there is no good. there is no, there is nothing like but we are making the same. what's going on?
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so we will bring them into that day. one of them will be division and he wrote a lot of this is our bra must be up in a row, waiting on the 20 when i can i get off b, c, t, c, c, l is not going to be the josephine at martinez is a historian and gender equity activist in spain, i spoke with her to understand how coded and inequality work in an economic and social context. completely different to that of a country like india. but we began with some of the issues that have played out similarly in both countries. for him and mostly in colorado,
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who asked me what you see national what amount what amount of what a handler. so, i mean maybe not believe it but i know the time you know, people are gone. we see, let's see that let's it out of
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the can then it was really hammered home, some of the realities of the imbalances and divisions that exist in our societies. for instance, laid upon the hierarchy of label divisions between blue color and white color, non essential, essential workers of politics, gender women form a vital segment of front line workers. according to the un, they make up 70 percent of the global health and social care workforce. recent data from italy, spain in the united states, showed a $2.00 to $3.00 times higher rate of cobit infection among female health care workers compared to their male counterparts. women also perform more than 75 percent of unpaid care work, and almost 80 percent of domestic work locally affect largely dominated by migrant workers and other marginalized groups of color match the gus
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in finance on a lot of that or to the news that are some critics, how much would it cost to put it in and that is that it will, it will cost me see if you get a government decrease declared these people essential workers, didn't they? why did it stuck backlash? now they don't notice in the cells don't
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allow me to talk to chose that way. people who don't necessarily inequality leaves the shop imprint wherever it's, it's measurable and it's also known that people take the city of bos, alona, where residence of poor neighborhoods have been 6 to 7 times more likely to contract the virus than those in wealthy areas. in april, the rate of infection in the up market area of sunk, gervase was $77.00 per 100000 inhabitants. meanwhile, just 6 kilometers away. look at this. the rate of infection was $533.00. in our prep, the oprah got and son kit had said delva jets working class settle at thomas just outside of bos, alona, the rate of infection was even higher still at 6 104701 per 100000 inhabitants
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respectively. manual franco is a professor of epidemiology and public health at the university of color and madrid, and then john hopkins school of public health in the u. s. i asked him what might explain the differences between the neighborhoods. one of them is, what is the quality of housing and the amount of people living with you was in the same household unit where we know so far is that if you live in a small slant 56 people, it's pretty much impossible to keep the social distancing than we are right now, encouraging people to guess the way our cities are segregated. unorganized nowadays, and he doesn't matter if it's madrid, barcelona london or new york is some people get to choose or to pick where they want to live and others don't get to choose. and that's because of also lawyers, historical reasons, it's not a fancy area with that. with lots of renewal, then it's the perfect place where low income people and new immigrants are going to come on the list. so at the end, you have an, a mixture of low income,
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elderly people with immigrants from different countries of origin getting to live in these areas where we are seeing high rates of infection. again, that amount get the money went up. and it's a lot of, you know, so lemme should. yeah, well, you know, on the left less it, helena is sallied, i eat a champion, no less young mas now or last month, but it will turn familiar bonus. it be when my shortest will love took us. we need to get to my we tend to think photograph the picture out in one moment, the life stuff. that's not the reality of our students are vibrant and one of the
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highly dynamic and those dynamics sometimes means for the better sometimes means or worse. the real social distance in terms of health, in general, and very particular in this demick. how are we stratified and how are we layered and organized? and then our societies at the end of 2017, the world health organization issued a report in which it said, at least half of the world's population, cannot obtain essential health services. and each year, large numbers of household being pushed into poverty because they must pay for health care out of their own pockets. what the w h o report was pointing to was that preexisting inequalities be they poverty, race, or gender? they will compounded by the fact that the systems and institutions that are meant to provide a safety net for the public have been chipped away at for decades. making them increasingly unable to provide the services they were created to deliver the last
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few minutes. i mean, up only going to the book, but what it was because it medical's been that got a come on the last they did for homosexual really, really in a health emergency before you know. so how will it again, that is something that has been undermined over the years dr. days. this is the total. how can i read you seems to consider that people have a right to him. i mean, almost a 1000000 to die every year or diarrhea and he
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had ration. you have a 1400 di dying of to work. so all of these crises deepening now because they're not being get well, no matter where you work or what country you're in, where all at risk of the corona virus. however, that doesn't make the pandemic the grade level or some would have us believe it does not even add any qualities. because although the virus doesn't discriminate our current social and economic structures do that 2017 book i spoke about at the start of all this, the great level on the also head side. appendix is a force that could, in the long run, even out from inequalities. how was it in the historical data he studied? it was a catastrophic loss of life that pushed the changes. many more people have died of covert 19 and should have. but if anything is going to push for reform and change post corona virus, it's going to be the acute, an inescapable realization that are unequal systems and not only on just
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a completely unsustainable in the early months of this year or in daddy wrote a piece calling this pandemic portal, i asked him what she meant by that. so what, when i said the damage to the portal, i said we can choose either to walk to driving the car, to, to, or not prejudice them. id or how we can go. she would like leave it in new imagination right now. those who are responsible for the dead idea are consolidating, and they up to begging to drag all of this and all of us with them to the gum. so people are dying of scolded for people who have never cared about who have been and now because just because it's contagious, because the half of the of sex can reach. that is the reason. but
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