Thursday 13 May
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13 May 2021
As violence escalates in Israel/Palestine, we speak to Alisson Kaplan Sommer of ‘Haaretz’ in Tel Aviv. Then, with candidates jostling for a potential run at the French presidency, we analyse comments made by Michel Barnier about immigration from non-EU countries. And will the hacking of the Colonial Pipeline in the US cause states and corporations to get serious on ransomware? Plus: the fourth part in our series on vaccine hesitancy.
13 May 2021
This week we’re looking at the sociological phenomenon of vaccine hesitancy. Today, we turn our attentions to the complex reasons for the worryingly low vaccine uptake in ethnic minority communities. We spoke to Samantha Vanderslott, a researcher for the Oxford Vaccine Group at the University of Oxford who specialises in health sociology.
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Our Hong Kong bureau chief James Chambers sat down with Harry Harrison, the British illustrator. As daily cartoonist for the territory’s main English language newspaper, ‘The South China Morning Post’, Harrison has been poking fun at the government for over 20 years.
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