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Under Europe’s Strictest Lockdown, the World Is Only As Big as Our Windows

Yet you can still tell a lot from those windows—about capitalism, climate change, and the love status of the couple across the way.

One of the uncannier tortures of the current disaster is that so much of it has occurred out of sight.

  • Ben Ehrenreich
  • The Nation

A microbe is not a tornado or a tsunami.

It spreads without us seeing it.

Then, for a lot of us, quarantine slapped blinkers on our eyes, blocking out the world.

We can’t see each other anymore, and we can’t see our families—except for those of us who have no choice but to see them all the time.

If you’re lucky, the crisis itself unfolds where you can’t see it.

If you get…

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