Quarantine withdrawal syndrome – VoxEurop (English)

In the Spring of 2020, when I had my first (and I hope only) experience of a global quarantine, I suddenly discovered that two very different – if not opposed – people live within me. The first, who has now withdrawn into the shadows, met this pandemic and its shutting up of everyone and everything as no less than a personal tragedy. He was an open-world apologist who was used to fly to...

Floyd protests renew debate about police use of armored vehicles, other military gear

In cities across the U.S., including Philadelphia, Cincinnati and a New Orleans suburb, military-style vehicles designed for the battlefield were deployed by local police during recent protests over the death of George Floyd.NBC News has found at least 29 instances on social media and in news accounts where military-style vehicles that belong to local police departments have been used to...