Timeline: Once is nothing at all...?

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Created Date

July 12, 2021 - 12:00pm

Contributed date

July 12, 2021 - 12:04pm

Critical Commentary

Waiting for disaster?

If one reads about these incidents, they all seem to be communicated as minor - too marginal to be considered for preventive action or to follow up on in newspaper articles. However, following Rob Nixons stand on slow violence, these “little, apparently harmless incidents” might be adding up to slow disaster. 

One might wonder, what “major” disaster has to happen for the media and general public to increase their interest?




Cite as

Vera Laub, 12 July 2021, "Timeline: Once is nothing at all...?", contributed by Annika Troitzsch , Johanna Storz and Vera Laub, Disaster STS Network, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 12 July 2021, accessed 13 August 2022. http://www.disaster-sts-network.org/content/timeline-once-nothing-all