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Ladies Selling Breakfast

COVID-19 Disruption of Intimate Socialities among Street-Engaged Food Traders in Ho Chi Minh City

Ngoc-Bich Pham, Hong-Xoan Nguyen, and Catherine Earl

metropolis, the southern mega-city Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), is home to around one in ten Vietnamese ( General Statistics Office 2019 ). As Kirsten Endres and Ann Marie Leskhowich (2018) outline, informal trade is a means for Vietnam's poor to achieve viable

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Andrew Dawson and Simone Dennis

. Trade was banned during lockdown, but then allowed to return at its end. However, the authors note, eating behaviours appear to have transformed permanently during lockdown, and consequently, only about 70 per cent of the ladies’ trade returned

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COVID-19 as method

Managing the ubiquity of waste and waste-collectors in India

Tridibesh Dey

's (2009) description of waste-trade networks in Delhi, peethas in Ahmedabad have their loyal clientele, and employees, often linked by various (distant kinship) relations of mutual obligation and contractual arrangement, including loans and sponsorship

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Andrew Dawson and Simone Dennis

), ‘ Australia and China Trade Blows Over Calls for a Coronavirus Inquiry ’, The Diplomat , 8 May , https://thediplomat.com/2020/05/australia-and-china-trade-blows-over-calls-for-a-coronavirus-inquiry/ . McKeever , V. ( 2020 ), ‘ The Coronavirus Is

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Andrew Dawson

away, Australia's most important trading partner. However, following accusing remarks by the Australian Prime Minister about China's role in the pandemic and racist attacks on Chinese nationals living in Australia (see, for example, Seven News 2020

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The triple-sidedness of “I can't breathe”

The COVID-19 pandemic, enslavement, and agro-industrial capitalism

Don Nonini

renewed supply of susceptible animals. The slaughtering of younger livestock selects for pathogens able to survive more robust immune systems ( Wallace et al. 2020 ). The long distance trade and transport of industrial meat animals, even over thousands of

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Fieldwork through the Zoomiverse

Sensing Uganda in a Time of Immobility

Richard Vokes and Gertrude Atukunda

.), and in terms of the increased volumes of trade – measured in terms of the speed and flow of goods – that they will facilitate (see ‘Vision 2040’ as mentioned in note 2 above; cf. Vokes 2019 ). Yet our work has observed how the government has

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Babies and Boomers

Intergenerational Democracy and the Political Epidemiology of COVID-19

Toby Rollo

. In modern mass politics involving millions of people, it is rarely the case that a purely non-political health-based decision is made. It is even rarer that a decision with no political trade-offs is even possible. Indeed, public health policies

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Coronavirus with “Nobody in Charge”

An open reflection on leadership, solidarity, and contemporary regional integration

Harlan Koff and Carmen Maganda

trade regionalism (the Pacific Alliance). The European Union has been blamed in many member states for not responding to citizens’ needs and was rejected in the United Kingdom during the Brexit referendum. Regional organizations in Africa continue to

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“If the coronavirus doesn’t kill us, hunger will”

Regional absenteeism and the Wayuu permanent humanitarian crisis

Claudia Puerta Silva, Esteban Torres Muriel, Roberto Carlos Amaya Epiayú, Alicia Dorado González, Fatima Epieyú, Estefanía Frías Epinayú, Álvaro Ipuana Guariyü, Miguel Ramírez Boscán, and Jakeline Romero Epiayú

mitigate hunger among the Wayuu. Yet, in 2015, Maduro closed the border and began deporting Colombians, and that affected traditional trade of water and fuel, farming, and fishing, produce and handicrafts ( OCHA, 2014 , 2015 ). Although the border reopened