Tag Archives: Lockdown

Global News: Flattening The Climate Curve, Lifting Lockdowns & Arrest Of Africa’s Most Wanted Man

The Economist Editors Picks Podcast logoA selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the chance to flatten the climate curve, when, why and how to lift coronavirus lockdowns (9:25) and the arrest of Africa’s most wanted man (17:25).  

 

New Travel Videos: “A City, Paused” In New York City By Soren Nielsen And Taylor Antisdel (2020)

A Film By Soren Nielsen & Taylor Antisdel

Composer: Rowan Spencer
Sound Designer: Rafal Smolen
Director of Photography: Soren Nielsen

“A City, Paused” is a personal project that Taylor Antisdel and I have been working on throughout this quarantine. It’s our attempt to portray the feeling of being in New York City over the past two months.

International Podcasts: Switzerland Eases Its Lockdown Restrictions

Monocle on Sunday logoMonocle 24 checks in on Switzerland’s plans to further ease coronavirus restrictions and ask whether the country is setting an example that others should follow.

Plus: the weekend’s newspapers and top stories. From Milan: Salone highlights, interviews and a daily running guide.

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Top Travel Videos: “Bath In Lockdown” By Jack Fisher

Directed, Filmed and edited by Jack Fisher

Music by Cinematic Orchestra – To Build a home
Drone Operator – Sam Gillespie
Drone Camera Operator – Jack Fisher
Graphic design – Lucia Garcia

Since lockdown began, I’ve taken my camera with me on my daily dog walks. I wanted to try and capture the atmosphere and make a record of the effects COVID 19 is having on the city I was born in, and the city I call home.

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WORLD AFFAIRS PODCASTS: “LIFE AFTER LOCKDOWN”, BRASILIA & SOLITUDE IS BLISS

The Economist Editors Picks Podcast logoA selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, a 90% economy—life after lockdowns will be hard in ways that are difficult to imagine today. Also, a bust-up in Brasilia (10:10), and solitude is both a blessing and a curse (17:25).

Reopening The Economy: “What The Year Ahead Might Look Like” (NY Times)

The Daily - New York Times podcastDonald G. McNeil Jr., a science and health reporter for The New York Times, discusses how the Coronavirus lockdown might end what it would look like.

While the economy is likely to reopen slowly, there is hope that society will adapt to manage the uncertainty of our new circumstances. Here’s what experts say the next year (or more) will look like.