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Anti-China sentiment on the rise; Italy slowly emerging from lockdown; Pandemic exposes the 'violence of social inequality'

The Trump administration is continuing to ramp up its combative language on China and the coronavirus pandemic. An internal report in China suggests global anti-China sentiment is at its highest since the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown. Also, Italy, one of the hardest hit countries by COVID-19, has begun lifting lockdown restrictions. And, Long Distance Art, an international, multidisciplinary collaborative art series that grew out of the The Social Distancing Festival, has launched.

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Corona Diaries: Open-source project chronicles pandemic life via voice notes

With much of the world still under lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic, many are turning to their diaries to document this incredible time. Now, fellows from Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism have teamed up with a sound artist and developer to create the "Corona Diaries" — an open-source audio project where anyone can contribute their audio story.