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Fṛm Đ Gardịn: Gordon Brown: coronavirus must be ‘eradicated in every continent’

Britain’s former prime minister Gordon Brown speaking at a Christian Aid Week event last year. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters
Britn’z formr prîm̦inistr Gordn Brǎn spīcñ at a Crisćn Ed Wīc ivnt last yir. Foṭgraf: Sîmn Dōsn/Rôtrz

Gordn Brǎn: c’roṇvîṛs mst b ‘iradcetd in evri continnt’

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 14 May 2020)

Britn’z formr prîm̦inistr sz onli inṭnaśnl cooṗreśn cn brñ ɖ pandemic t an end

Harịt Śrwŭd, Ʈrzde, 14 Me 2020

Gordn Brǎn hz wornd ɖt a secnd or ʈrd wev v c’roṇvîṛs infx́n cd eṃnet fṛm pur cuntriz wɖ undiveḷpt hlʈsistmz, seyñ ɖ riscs cn b cntrold onli bî coorḍnetd inṭnaśnl ax́n.

Ɖ globl crîsis v ɖ Covid-19 pandemic wl nt end untl it z “iradcetd in evri continnt”, ɖ formr prîm̦inistr sd.

“It z in ol ǎr inṭrests t privnt a secnd or ʈrd wev startñ in ɖ purist, līst pṛtctd cuntriz wɖ ɖ most unḍdiveḷpt hlʈsistmz. So a ʈret t uɖrz z a ʈret t s, n w hlp ǎrslvz bî hlpñ uɖrz. Pṛtctñ ǎrslvz loc̣li mīnz w nīd t act gloḅli,” Brǎn rout in ɖ fōrwrd t a rport bî ɖ inṭnaśnl dveḷpmntćaṛti Crisćn Ed.

“Tde w fes a globl medicl imrjnsi, n w canot end ɖ c’roṇvîṛs pandemic unls it z iradcetd in evri continnt.”

Ɖ rport, Tipñpônt: hǎ ɖ Covid-19 pandemic ʈretnz t pś ɖ wrld’z purist t ɖ brinc v svîvl, wornz ɖt ɖ wrld’z purist cuntriz r il-iqipt t cǒp wɖ ɖ impact v ɖ dziz.

Cuntriz olrdi dīlñ wɖ endemic poṿti, pṛtractd hymaṇterịn crîsīz, loñ-runñ conflict, fūd inṣkṛti, ic̣nomic śocs, dsplesmnt n unḍfundd hlʈsistmz r ispeṣ́li at risc.

Ɖ rport, publiśt jrñ Crisćn Ed Wīc, lcs at ɖ consiqnsz v ɖ pandemic in for cuntriz. It sz:

• Siera Līon z stl rcuṿrñ fṛm ɖ dedli Ibola eṗdemic ɖt startd in 2014, ẃć cild wn in fîv v ɖ cuntri’z hlʈwrcrz. Détcanṣleśn wd alǎ ɖ guvnmnt t spend mor on its rspons t Covid.
• In Bangḷdeś, mor ɖn 850,000 R’hinja refyjīz livñ in camps in Cox’z Bzar aftr biyñ forṣbli dsplest fṛm Mianmar r at grev risc fṛm ɖ pandemic.
• Sǎʈ Sdan z wn v ɖ cuntriz in ɖ wrld most vulnṛbl t Covid, wɖ a hymaṇterịn crîsis drivn bî yirz v pṛtractd conflict.
• In Gāza, ɖ ic̣nomic crîsis rzultñ fṛm a 13-yir bloced impozd bî Izrel n Ījipt hz bn xasbetd bî ɖ pandemic n hz trigrd a spîc in hymn-rîts vạleśnz.

Crisćn Ed z cōlñ fr feʈlīdrz t activli ingej in miṇmîzñ ɖ spred v Covid-19; a comprihnsiv détcanṣleśn dīl fr ɖ purist cuntriz; n fr donrz t sefgard cuṛnt hymaṇterịn wrc acrs ɖ wrld.

Patric Wot, Crisćn Ed’z poḷsi n campenz d’rectr, sd: “Covid-19 hz xpozd ɖ dīp fōltlînz in ssaytiz, n ɖ wez in ẃć ǎr icoṇmi z brocn. Wɖt cnsrtd ax́n, ɖ pandemic ʈretnz t dīpn ɖoz iniqoḷtiz, n set bac ɖ fît agnst poṿti bî a jeṇreśn.

“Bî tecñ steps nǎ t miṇmîz ɖ spred v ɖ vîṛs, miṭget ɖ wrst ifcts on ppl’z lîvlihdz, n pṛtct xistñ hymaṇterịn wrc, guvnmnts n sivl ssayti cn privnt a crîsis fṛm esc̣letñ intu a ctastṛfi.”

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Fṛm Đ Gardịn: ‘This made me smile’: our readers’ favourite coronavirus street art

Street art in Cardiff. Photograph: Steven Irwin/Guardian community
Strīt art in Cardif. Foṭgraf: Stīvn Ŕwin/Gardịn cḿṇti

‘Ɖs md m smîl’: ǎr rīdrz’ feṿrit c’roṇvîṛs Strīt art

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 12 May 2020)

Hǎzz, rodz n śops ol ovr ɖ YC hv bn rīdec̣retd n riinviġretd jrñ locdǎn

Pōl Cambl n Gardịn rīdrz. Tyzde, 12 Me 2020

‘Ɖs mcs m prǎd v ɖ NHS n ppl in mî eria’

Siyñ ɖs mcs m fīl prǎd v ẃt w hv in ɖ YC. Wɖt ɖ NHS, w wd b in sirịs trubl in norml tîmz, let alon jrñ ɖs pandemic. I hv frendz hu r wrcñ in ɖ NHS, in ɖ cersectr n az ci wrcrz. Ɖe r wrcñ sirịsli hard in dificlt srcmstansz t mc ǎr livz ɖ bst ɖe cn b.

Street art in Dagenham
Strīt art in Daġnm

It olso mcs m prǎd v ɖ ppl in mî bura. Ɖe r pŭlñ tgɖr, yzñ ɖer scilz n dwñ ɖer bit t ćec on ć uɖr n hlp ǎt in ɖz strenj tîmz. Ẃɖr it’s amezñ artwrc lîc ɖs, onlîn qizz, DJ sets, onlîn advîs fr biznis, craft mcñ or cōlñ p lonli ppl fr a ćat, ɖe r ol pŭlñ ɖer weit ʈru tuf tîmz.

Ɖs pìs v wrc standz ǎt n riyli brîtnz p ɖ strīt. I witnist ɖ artist fiṇśñ ɖ pìs n ppl hu wr ǎt on ɖer dêli wōc wr seyñ hǎ gret it wz. It’s a convseśnpìs n mcs ppl smîl ẃn ɖe wōc past. Jimi Lì, Daġnm

‘Art z a gret we t cnct’

Street art in Tamworth
Strīt art in Tamwrʈ

In ɖz dificlt tîmz strīt art z a gret we t cnct n xpres ɖ we w r fīlñ. Vic Brǎn, Tamwrʈ

‘Ɖs md m stop, smîl n tec a foto’

Street art in Ealing
Strīt art in Īlñ

Ɖs krịs gliṭri sîn apird on ɖ strīt oṿnît n md m stop, smîl n tec a foto. I wz plizd t si ɖt ɖr’z no śortij v crịtivti dspt evrʈñ els ɖt’s gwñ on. Ben Parc, Īlñ in Lundn

‘Ɖs md m hapi’

Street art in Desboroug
Strīt art in Dezḅra

Ɖs md m hapi. It wz gret t si smʈñ smwn hz md jst t śer n spred ćir. Sîmn Dǎti, Dezḅra

‘Ɖs md mî partnr’z de’

Street art in Boscombe
Strīt art in Boscm

Mî partnr wrcs in ǎr locl hospitl n it md hr de ẃn ǎr nxtdor nebr pentd hr bacwōl in sć a gliṭri faśn. Aśli Wŭdfōl, Boscm

‘Siyñ ɖs mcs m fīl prǎd’

Street art in Wirral
Strīt art in Wiṛl

Mî wîf Mel z an artist. Ś tc ɖ sîd v ǎr hǎs az a canvs. Ɖs z hr wɖ ǎr dōtr. Ś’z nǎ incurijd ol hr frendz t stop bî ẃn ɖe r on ɖer alotd x’sîz, tec a foto n snd it t hr. Ś z ɖen gwñ t criet a c’lāź v ɖ fotoz. Siyñ ɖs mcs m fīl prǎd. Cevin Ćapl, Wiṛl

‘Ɖs filz m wɖ hapinis n sadnis’

Street art in London. Photograph: Tracy Wilson/Guardian Community
Strīt art in Lundn. Foṭgraf: Tresi Wilsn/Gardịn Cḿṇti

Siyñ ɖ mesij t cerwrcrz fild m wɖ bʈ hapinis n sadnis. Hapinis t nǒ ɖt smwn hz crietd ɖs t acnolij n ʈanc ɖoz hu strîv evride t cer fr ǎr luvd wnz. Sadnis ɖt ɖz amezñ ppl hv fr so loñ bn oṿlct n unḍvalyd. Tresi Wilsn, Sǎʈ Norwŭd in Lundn

‘Ɖe md m laf’

Street art in Worthing
Strīt art in Wrɖñ

A fy wīcs ago ɖ caunsl pentd sośl-distnsñ marcrz on ɖ proṃned. Ɖe wr a bit ytiḷterịn. A fy dez lêtr smwn gev ɖ litl ppl fesz n prṣnaḷtiz. Ẃn I frst sw ɖm, ɖe md m laf. I lc fwd t siyñ ɖm evri de on mî dêli wōc. Jaci, Wrɖñ

‘Ɖs mcs m smîl evri tîm I wōc past’

Street art in Oxford
Strīt art in Oxf̣d

Evri tîm I wōc past ɖs hǎs it mcs m smîl az ɖe hv obvịsli pt a lot v ef̣t intu sndñ a mesij v s’port t ǎr NHS. Az I wz tecñ a foto ɖs mornñ, wn v ɖ hǎsmêts wz līvñ n ćatd abt orḍrñ ɖ ćōcs fṛm Aṃzn n spredñ a litl jô in ɖ wrld. Gret stuf. Pītr Sparc, Oxf̣d

‘I fînd it upliftñ’

Street art in Leeds
Strīt art in Lìdz

I wōc past ɖs ẃl tecñ mî dōtr t scūl. It hd bn vanḍlîzd fr yirz untl ǎr locl cḿṇtigrūp cmiśnd a locl artist t criet a dzîn az a tribyt t ǎr ci wrcrz. I fînd it upliftñ n luv ɖ fact ɖt it’s smʈñ ɖ hol cḿṇti cn aprīśiet. Anji Tōlḅt, Lìdz

‘It z reprizntñ smʈñ w ol wont t se’

Street art in Hackney
Strīt art in Hacni

Ɖz sînpentñz hv bn akḿletñ ovr ɖ past munʈs. Ɖe hv bcm a landmarc in ǎr eria. Ɖ rùt z a mn rod btwn tū mejr hospitlz so ambyḷnsz pas bî reğlrli.

I lîc it bcz it z reprizntñ smʈñ w ol wont t se. Wɖ ol ɖ ḿziymz clozd, it fīlz lîc art hz faund a we t cm ǎt intu public spes n rmînd s ol ẃ w nīd it hir – n mor ɖn evr at ɖs tîm. Asif Cān, Hacni in Lundn

‘I luv ɖ sntimnt’

Street art in London
Strīt art in Lundn

I sw ɖs on ɖ frunt v a clozd dǎn tec’we resṭront. I luv ɖ brît culrz n ɖ sntimnt. Ani Wilits, Siḍnm in Lundn

‘Ɖs mcs m sad bt olso hopfl’

Street art in Manchester
Strīt art in Manćestr

I tc ɖs on ɖ last wīcend bfr locdǎn in Manćestr. I hv nt bn in ɖ siti sntr sins, sticñ t mî locl eria. It mcs m sad fr ol ɖ amezñ smōl bizṇsz in ɖs siti, bt hopfl ɖt ɖe wl svîv n b ʈrîvñ agn sn. Iliẓbʈ Relinz, Manćestr

‘It hz trnd ɖ C’rona logo intu smʈñ meṇsñ’

Street art in Bristol
Strīt art in Bristl

I run on ɖ sîclpaʈ a cupl v tîmz most wīcs. Ɖr z a loñ hōrdñ seṗretñ ɖ paʈ fṛm a brǎnfīld bildñsait n it z constntli ćenjñ n ivolvñ wɖ artwrc, renjñ fṛm sm priti crapi tagz t sm t’rific pìsz. Ɖs cmz smẃr in ɖ midl. I luv hǎ it hz tecn ɖ C’rona logo n md it intu smʈñ mor meṇsñ n tîmli. I olso lîc ɖ “plīz woś yr handz” strap alñ ɖ top. I d’nt nǒ hǎ loñ it wl last, bt it’s ɖr fr nǎ. Cet Maʈ̇sn, Bristl

‘It z a strîcñ n scilfl dzîn’

Street art in Gateshead
Strīt art in Getshed

W sw ɖs pìs v strīt art jst bfr ɖ locdǎnmeźrz wr pt in ples. It z a strîcñ n scilfl dzîn. Ẃn w sw ɖ wrc it sīmd vri presịnt. At ɖ tîm ppl wr stocpîlñ tôḷtpepr n ɖ artwrc s’tiricli incorṗrets a lūrol instd v a dot on ɖ “i” in “vîṛs”. Ẃl hymṛs, ɖ wrc wz an omiṇs indceśn v ɖ ifct ɖ vîṛs wz gwñ t hv in ɖ wīcs t cm. Mîcl Mulṿhil, Getshed

‘Ɖs pìs capćrz ɖ public’s mūd’

Street art in Hackney Wick
Strīt art in Hacni Wic

Hacni Wic z alîv wɖ strīt art. Evri de y trn a cornr n smʈñ ny grabz yr î. Ɖs pìs apird rli on in ɖ crîsis. T m it capćrz ɖ public’s mūd t ɖ Covid-19 crîsis – NHS, mascs, lūrol, d’nt panic. Jac̣līn Brūs, Bo in Lundn

‘W hop ɖs wl b prizrvd aftr ɖ locdǎn’

 Street art in Hove. Photograph: Helen Wade/Guardian Community
Strīt art in Hov. Foṭgraf: Heḷn Wêd/Gardịn Cḿṇti

Ǎr pdestrịn tunl hd bn a tagñmagnit fr a loñ tîm. Ɖ intirịr wz gretli hlpt a fy yirz ago ẃn smwn pentd indivijl brics in a mirịd v difṛnt śêdz, mcñ ɖ wundrfl renbo ɖt apird oṿnît on 8 Epril ol ɖ mor prfict. Ǎr locl sośl mīdia hz bn abúz wɖ hǎ upliftñ it z n hǎ imośnl ppl fīl traṿlñ ʈru it. W’r ol hopñ it wl b prizrvd post locdǎn. Heḷn Wêd, Hov

‘I wontd t yz mî art az a vôs’

Street – or road – art in Cambridge
Strīt – or rod – art in Cembrij

I nǒ mî frendz r misñ biyñ at scūl n ɖt ɖ tīćrz r misñ s tù, so I wontd t yz mî art az a vôs t acnolij ɖt. Ɖ crosñ at mî scūl, Comḅton Vilij Colij in Cembrij, flt lîc ɖ prfict ples t mc an artwrc. Rown Brigz Smiʈ, Cembrij

‘Ɖs imij rmîndz m ɖz darc dez wl b ovr sn’

Street art in Cardiff
Strīt art in Cardif

Ɖs siriz v postrz z ǎtsd a cafe in ɖ Caʈez eria v Cardif. It’s an imij v hop n susṭnns ɖt hlps m rmembr ɖt ɖz darc dez wl sn b ovr. Stīvn Ŕwin, Cardif

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Fṛm Đ Gardịn: Irish support for Native American Covid-19 relief highlights historic bond

Volunteers load supplies into a pickup truck at a farm, used as a base for aid to Navajo families quarantined in their homes due to coronavirus in Hogback, Shiprock, New Mexico, last month. Photograph: Andrew Hay/Reuters
Voḷntirz lod s’plîz intu a picup truc at a farm, yzd az a bes fr ed t Naṿhǎ faṃliz qoṛntīnd in ɖer homz dy t c’roṇvîṛs in Hogbac, Śiproc, Ny Mx̣co, last munʈ. Foṭgraf: Andru He/Rôtrz

Îriś s’port fr Netiv Americn Covid-19 rlif hîlîts historic bond

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 9 May 2020)

  • GoFundMi pej fr Naṿhǎ n Hopi ed lists mni Îriś nemz
  • Ćoctw Neśn snt dneśn in 1847 fr ptetofamin victimz

Rori Caṛl, Îrḷnd corispondnt. Saṭde, 9 Me 2020

Ɖ  list v rīsnt donrz rīdz lîc an Îriś fon-bc. Aisling Ní Chuimín, Śen OLiri, Śōn Gibnz, Cevin Boil, Cevin Cìn, Cler Qin, Emn McDoṇld, on n on dǎn a GoFundMi pej ɖt bî Frîde hd rezd $3.15m v a $5m gol.

Ɖ indivijl amǎnts r nt rmarcbl – $10, $20, $30, sm xidñ $100 – bt ɖ stori bhnd ɖ dneśnz strećz bac tū snć̣riz n incumṗsz a snğlr act v jeṇroṣti ɖt forjd a bond btwn Netiv Americnz n Îrḷnd, a bond nǎ rnyd in ɖ c’roṇvîṛs ira.

In 1847 ɖ Ćoctw neśn set asd its ǒn impoṿriśmnt n suf̣rñ t mc a $170 dneśn t victimz v ɖ Îriś famin. Ɖ trîb hd sufrd grīṿsli jrñ its Trel v Tirz, a forst rīḷceśn t Ocḷhoma, n emṗʈîzd wɖ Îriś ppl indyrñ miẓri n starveśn mor ɖn 4,000 mîlz awe.

Ɖ jeṇroṣti left a lastñ marc on Îrḷnd, ẃć rmembrz it ʈru art n cmeṃreśnz.

Nǎ Îriś ppl r rsipṛcetñ bî dnetñ t a fund fr Naṿhǎ n Hopi cḿṇtiz hit bî Covid-19.

“A bytifl act v soḷdaṛti fṛm ǎr frendz in Îrḷnd, hu rmembr ɖ cîndnis śoun t ɖm bî ǎr Ćoctw bruɖrz n sistrz, hu snt ɖm ed jrñ ɖ gret ptetofamin in 1847. Ʈanc y so mć, Îrḷnd!!!” rout Eʈl Branć, wn v ɖ fund-orġnîzrz.

“Ɖ fevr z rtrnd ʈru jenṛs dneśnz fṛm ɖ Îriś ppl t ɖ Naṿhǎ Neśn jrñ ǎr tîm v crîsis. Ʈanc y, Îrḷnd, fr śowñ soḷdaṛti n biyñ hir fr s,” rout Vnesa Tuli, anɖr orġnîzr.

Advrṣti ofn brñz ǎt ɖ bst in ppl, ɖ Ćoctw trîb sd in a stetmnt. “W r graṭfaid – n phps nt at ol s’prîzd – t lrn v ɖ asistns ǎr speśl frendz, ɖ Îriś, r gvñ t ɖ Naṿhǎ n Hopi neśnz. Ǎr wrd fr ɖer slflis act z ‘iyyikowa’ – it mīnz srvñ ɖoz in nīd.”

Ɖ Ćoctw n Îriś hd bcm cindrid spirits sins ɖ ptetofamin, ɖ trîb sd. “W hop ɖ Îriś, Naṿhǎ n Hopi pplz dveḷp lastñ frendśps, az w hv. Śẹrñ ǎr culćrz mcs ɖ wrld gro smōlr.”

Ɖ dneśnz wl hlp s’plî fūd, wōtr n medicl s’plîz fr vulnṛbl faṃliz, mni v hūm hv dạbītīz n uɖr dzizz.

Ɖ Naṿhǎ neśn hz ɖ hîist p’capita Covid-19 infx́nret aftr Ny Yorc n Ny Jrzi. Its rṛl teritri strećz 27,000 sq mîlz acrs Aṛzona, Ny Mx̣co n Ytā n srǎndz ɖ Hopi reẓveśn.

Az v Ʈrzde ɖr wr 2,757 cnfrmd cesz. Ɖ ofiśl deʈtol wz 88 bt acćl ftaḷtiz r lîcli t b mć hayr bcz ɖ sicist peśnts r trnsfŕd t stethospitlz.

Ɖ vîṛs hz spred rapidli īvn ɖo ɖ trîbl guvnmnt wz amñ ɖ frst t iśu a ste-at-hom ordr, n loc dǎn scūlz n biznis. On Wenzde ɖ Neśn rsivd its porśn, arnd $600m, v fedṛl c’roṇvîṛs rlif̦undñ, six wīcs aftr it wz promist n onli aftr suwñ ɖ fedṛl guvnmnt ovr hu wz eliɉbl fr ɖ muni.

Ɖ GoFundMi apil’z orijinl gol v $2m wz incrist aftr Îriś ppl dscuvrd ɖ apil via sośl mīdia n swiftli sweld dneśnz fṛm ɖ YS n elsẃr.

Îrḷnd hz nvr fgotn ɖ Ćoctwz’ jeṇroṣti. Ɖ trîb hd indyrd a forst 600-mîl trec ɖt left ʈǎzndz ded fṛm hungr, cold n dziz, n ɖen impoṿriśmnt in Ocḷhoma, yt smhǎ rusld p $170 – ẃć tde trnzlets t $5,350 – t hlp ɖ Îriś.

Abt 1 miłn Îriś ppl daid v hungr or dziz fṛm 1845 t 1849, n anɖr miłn eṃgretd.

In 1995 Mẹri Robinsn, Îrḷnd’z ɖen prezidnt, viẓtd Ocḷhoma t ʈanc ɖ Ćoctwz, a pilgṛmij rpitd bî Lio Vradcr, ɖ taoiseach, in 2018.

An ǎtdor sculpćr tîtld Đ Cindrid Spirits in Midltn, cǎnti Corc, cmeṃrets ɖ linc btwn Îrḷnd n Netiv Americnz. Stenlis stīl in ɖ form v īglfeɖrz form a srcl, reprizntñ a gift v a bol v fūd.

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Fṛm Đ Gardịn: Brazil’s President Bolsonaro must ‘drastically change course’ on Covid-19, says The Lancet

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro waves after a meeting at the Ministry of Defense headquarters in Brasilia on Friday. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters
Bṛzil’z Prezidnt Jair Bolsonaro wevz aftr a mītñ at ɖ Miṇstri v Dfns hedqortrz in Bṛziła on Frîde. Foṭgraf: Ueslei Marcelino/Rôtrz

Bṛzil’z Prezidnt Bolsonaro mst ‘drasticli ćenj cors’ on Covid-19, sz Ɖ Lansit

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 9 May 2020)

Britiś medicl jrnl’z edtorịl sz ɖ Bṛziłn prezidnt’s disrigard fr locdǎn meźrz z daṃjñ

Rôtrz, Saṭde, 9 Me 2020

Ɖ  bigist ʈret t Bṛzil’z abiḷti t s’xesf̣li combat ɖ spred v ɖ c’roṇvîṛs n tacl ɖ unfoldñ public-hlʈ crîsis z ɖ cuntri’z prezidnt, Jair Bolsonaro, acordñ t ɖ Britiś medicl jrnl Ɖ Lansit.

In an edtorịl, Ɖ Lansit sd hiz disrigard fr n flǎtñ v locdǎn meźrz wz sǒwñ cnfyźn acrs Bṛzil, ẃć rportd a record numbr v Covid-19 deʈs on Frîde, n z fast imrjñ az wn v ɖ wrld’z c’roṇvîṛs hotspots.

Bṛzil’z hlʈmiṇstri on Frîde rejistrd 10,222 ny cnfrmd cesz v ɖ c’roṇvîṛs n 751 rletd deʈs, bìtñ ɖ prīvịs record v 615. Ɖt bròt ɖ totl v cnfrmd cesz in Bṛzil t 145,328 n deʈs t 9,897, ɖ most dedli ǎtbrec in an imrjñ-marcit neśn.

Bolsonaro, a formr armicaptin, z bcmñ incrisñli hamstruñ bî p’liticl crîsis folowñ hiz rīsnt sacñ v popylr hlʈministr Luiz Henrique Mandetta n ɖ reẓgneśn v justisministr Sergio Moro, Ɖ Lansit sd.

“Ɖ ćalinj z ultiṃtli p’liticl, rqîrñ cntinẏs ingejmnt bî Bṛziłn ssayti az a hol. Bṛzil az a cuntri mst cm tgɖr t gv a clir ansr t ɖ ‘So ẃt?’ bî its Prezidnt. H nīdz t drasticli ćenj cors or mst b ɖ nxt t g,” ɖ edtorịl sd.

In rspons t a jrṇlist’s qsćn last wīc abt ɖ record numbr v deʈs fṛm c’roṇvîṛs, Bolsonaro sd: “So ẃt? I’m sori, bt ẃt d y wont m t d?”

Bolsonaro’z pres-ofis dclînd t coment on ɖ Lansit edtorịl. On Frîde, ɖ prezidnt sd h pland t hv 30 frendz ovr t ɖ preẓdnśl palis fr a barḅk. Lêtr in ɖ de, h joct ɖt h me xtnd ɖ invteśn t ʈǎzndz mor, includñ p’liticl s’portrz n membrz v ɖ pres.

A rport bî Impirịl Colij Lundn publiśt on Frîde śoud ɖt “ɖ eṗdemic z nt yt cntrold n wl cntiny t gro” in Bṛzil, in starc contrast t parts v Yṛp n Eźa, ẃr inforst locdǎnz hv hd s’xes.

“Ẃl ɖ Bṛziłn eṗdemic z stl reḷtivli nesnt on a naśnl scel, ǎr rzults sjst ɖt frɖr ax́n z nīdd t limit spred n privnt hlʈsistm oṿlod,” ɖ Impirịl Colij rport sd.

In its edtorịl, Ɖ Lansit notd ćaḷnjz Bṛzil fest. Abt 13 miłn Bṛziłnz liv in śantitǎn “fvelaz”, ẃr hîjīnrec̣mndeśnz n fizicl distnsñ r nir imposbl t folo.

Ɖ cuntri’z indijṇs popyleśn wz olso undr “svir ʈret” īvn bfr ɖ Covid-19 ǎtbrec dy t ɖ guvnmnt trnñ a blînd î t or īvn incuṛjñ ilīgl mînñ n logñ in ɖ Aṃzn renforist.

“Ɖz logrz n mainrz nǎ risc brññ Covid-19 t rmot popyleśnz,” it sd.

Most v Bṛzil’z 27 stet n district guvnmnts r tecñ ɖ ʈret v ɖ vîṛs mor sirịsli ɖn Bolsonaro.

On Frîde, ɖ guvnmnt v São Paulo, Bṛzil’z most popyḷs stet, xtndd manḍtri qoṛntīn-ordrz ʈru t 31 Me. Ɖe hd bn scedyld t xpîr on 11 Me.

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Fṛm Đ Gardịn: The Murdoch media’s China coronavirus conspiracy has one aim: get Trump re-elected

On the China coronavirus lab conspiracy, ‘let’s be clear: Murdoch is campaigning full-bore for Trump,’ the former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd writes. Photograph: Mike Bowers/The Guardian
On ɖ Ćîna c’roṇvîṛs lab cnspiṛsi, ‘let’s b clir: Mrdoc z campenñ fl-bòr fr Trump,’ ɖ formr Ostrełn prîm̦inistr Cevin Rudd raits. Foṭgraf: Mîc Bǎrz/Ɖ Gardịn

Ɖ Mrdoc mīdia’z Ćîna c’roṇvîṛs cnspiṛsi hz wn em: gt Trump riilectd

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 8 May 2020)

Nyz Corp z campenñ fl-bòr fr ɖ YS prezidnt, wɖ rports v a Wūhan lab ‘intelijns’ dosie biyñ sīdd acrs its empîr

Cevin Rud, Frîde 8 Me 2020

In libṛl dmocṛsiz, ɖ integṛti, imparśiaḷti n pṛfeśṇlizm v intelijns-ejnsiz matrz. Ɖt’s ẃ it z isnśl ɖt intelijns-ejnsiz rmen alūf, nt onli fṛm ɖ p’liticl dbets v ɖ de, bt olso fṛm ɖ poḷsi-dsiźnz ɖt indivijl guvnmnts me tec. Ɖ intelijns-cḿṇti’z cor tasc z t pṛvîd brūṭli rịlistic anaḷsis on ɖ ʈret-invîrnmnts w fes so ɖt guvnmnts cn ɖen mc ɖ bst-informd poḷsi-dsiźnz poṣbl t prizrv ǎr comn s’kṛti.

Ɖ fełrz v ɖ intelijns-cḿṇti bfr ɖ Irac wor, ɖ guḷbiḷti v mć v ɖ wstn mīdia, az wel az ɖ sinicl mnipyleśn v bʈ bî ɖ p’liticl clas v ɖ de, pṛvîd s wɖ a starc rmîndr v ẃt cn g radicli roñ. On 8 Sptmbr 2002 ɖ Ny Yorc Tîmz publiśt wn v ɖs snćri’z most conṣqnśl nyz-articlz. Ɖ fruntpej stori, s’plaid bî ɖ Bś admiṇstreśn, clemd ɖt Sadam Hŭsein hd stept p hiz qst fr wepnz v mas dstrux́n bî aqîrñ ci cmponnts fr a ńclir wepn. In ɖ YC, ɖ Bler guvnmnt’s “doji dosie” cmpǎndd ɖ err. Jon Hawd dd ɖ sem in Ostreła. Ɖ probḷm wz ɖt it jst wz’nt tru. Ɖz wr oṿegd storiz dzînd t sofn ɖ public p fr ẃt wd bcm a dzastṛs wor.

Ɖ inveźn v Irac in Marć 2003 casts a loñ śado. Hundṛdz v ʈǎzndz v ppl wr cild, frst in ɖ inveźn, ɖen ɖ insywñ ceos, ɖen in ɖ rîz n fōl v Izlamic Stet. It streñʈnd Iran’z hand in bʈ Irac n Siria. It cntribytd t a masiv ǎtflo v refyjīz acrs ɖ wrld, a factr in ɖ rsrjns v ɖ far rît acrs Yṛp. N Wośñtn hz spent nirli tū decedz trapt in a Midl Īstn mes v its ǒn mcñ, dvrtñ mć v its atnśn fṛm Ćîna’z rījnl n globl rîz.

Laiz wr rportd az facts. Creḍbl sceptics wr dǎnpleid, ignord or atact az unpatriotic “apizrz”. Ɖ ʈril v landñ a big “stori” oṿtc ɖ mīdia’z funḍmntl dyti t privnt ɖ public fṛm biyñ dsivd. Jrṇlists hu b’livd ɖe wr muṣlñ p t a lūmñ s’kṛtiʈret trnd ǎt t b wrcñ instd agnst ɖer ǒn cuntriz’ loñ-trm inṭrests. N in ol ɖs ɖ Mrdoc mīdia wr līdñ ɖ pac acrs ɖ anglosfir az ɖ unrilentñ ćirlīdrz fr wor – n viḷfayñ ɖoz, lîc m, hu opozd it.

Donald Trump and Rupert Murdoch. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters
Doṇld Trump n Rūṗt Mrdoc. Foṭgraf: Carlo Alegri/Rôtrz

Ɖs brñz s t ɖ Covid-19 pandemic n ɖ public hlʈ n ic̣nomic mêhem it hz unlīśt acrs ɖ glob. Ɖ śir magṇtyd v ɖ damij mīnz ɖt ɖ ppl v ɖ wrld hv evri rît t nǒ hǎ ɖs cem abt. Ẃɖr Ćîna’z ny clas v “wlfworịr” dipḷmats cer t rec̣gnîz it or nt, ɖr r funḍmntl qsćnz w cn ol ljitṃtli dmand ansrz t. Ɖz includ ɖ oṛjin v ɖ vîṛs in Wūhan; ẃɖr ɖ rliist jnetic evidns v ɖ ǎtbrec hz bn proprli prizrvd fr indipndnt rsrć; ɖ denjr v wîldlîf “wet marcits” in ɖ trnzmiśn v sć vîṛsz; ẃt dlez ocŕd in noṭfayñ sntṛl oʈoṛtiz; ẃ sm locl medicl staf wr îɖr sîḷnst or puniśt; ẃt dle ocŕd in noṭfayñ ɖ Wrld Hlʈ Orġnîześn v hymn-t-hymn trnzmiśn, gvn Ćîna’z obḷgeśnz undr ɖ reḷvnt inṭnaśnl hlʈreğleśnz. Ɖr r olso funḍmntl qsćnz on ẃɖr ɖ WHO proprli dsćarjd its mandet t pṛvîd clir n rli wornñz t ɖ inṭnaśnl cḿṇti. N ẃɖr naśnl guvnmnts tc ol nesṣri ax́nz t priper fr ɖ vîṛs rīćñ ɖer ǒn śorz, or ẃɖr ɖz wornñz wr ifctivli ignord – az apirz t hv bn ɖ ces in ɖ YS.

Bt amd ol ɖz qsćnz, n ɖ paṛlel dbet abt ɖ mec̣nizm nǎ nīdd t conduct an ifctiv inṭnaśnl inqîri, w sudnli hv a yṇlatṛl decḷreśn bî ɖ YS prezidnt n hiz secṛtri v stet ɖt ɖ bodi v evidns oṿẃlmñli pônts t ɖ vîṛs hvñ līct fṛm ɖ Wūhan Insttyt v Viroḷji, ẃr rsrćprojects hv bn undr we intu verịs caṭgriz v c’roṇvîṛs bòrn bî bats. Ɖe clem a “hî dgri v confidns” in ɖs ʈiyri, sáitñ cmpelñ bt az-yt undisclozd evidns – dspt ɖ YS d’rectr v naśnl intelijns iśuwñ a rer public stetmnt dspaṛjñ ɖs ʈiyri.

Entr ɖ “globl xclūsiv” stori v Rūṗt Mrdoc’s Ostrełn Dêli Teḷgraf last wīc-end, hedlînd “Ćîna’z bati sayns – bomśel dosie lez ǎt ɖ ces agnst ɖ Ppl’z Rpublic”. Ɖ pepr clemz t hv bn līct a 15-pej rsrćdosie priperd bî uņemd “wstn guvnmnts” on ɖ Ćînīz guvnmnt’s culpbiḷti fr ɖ ǎtbrec. Ɖ clir infṛns fṛm ɖ Teḷgraf rport z ɖt ɖ dokmnt wz priperd bî ɖ “Fîv Îz” intelijns-cḿṇti lincñ ɖ YS, YC, Ostrełn, Cnedịn n Ny Zīḷnd intelijnșrṿsz. Uɖr Mrdoc jrṇlists, rīriportñ ɖ stori, hv xpresli stetd it wz a Fîv Îz dokmnt. Ẃl ɖ articl itslf śîz awe fṛm stetñ xpliṣtli ɖ dokmnt’s oʈrśp, ɖ nyzpepr gz on t dītel a numbr v invstgetri ax́nz biyñ unḍtecn bî ɖ Fîv Îz t nêl ɖ Ćînīz stet’s rsponsbiḷti.

Ɖ most criticl part v ɖ Teḷgraf nyzpepr rport dīlz wɖ apaṛnt dviźnz amñ ɖ wîdr intelijns-cḿṇti on ɖ oʈntiṣti v ɖ “Wūhan l’boṛtri līc” ʈīsis. N it’s hir ɖt Mrdoc’s pepr bcmz xplisit in its asrśn ɖt ɖ Fîv Îz rsrćdosie hlps vaḷdet ɖ az-yt-unpruvn clem bî Doṇld Trump n Mîc Pompeo ɖt ɖ vîṛs wz “invntd” at ɖ Wūhan l’boṛtri. Ɖ articl n asośietd storiz r lêst wɖ culrfl rportñ abt Ćînīz “batvîṛs” rsrćrz – “batmen”, “batwimin” n uɖr têlz fṛm ɖ Wūhan batcev. Nnɖles, hvñ dlivrd its p’liticl ordinns in s’port v Trump n Pompeo, ɖ Mrdoc stori cerf̣li n clevrli sīcs t cuvr its tresz bî stetñ rpitidli ɖt nʈñ z yt prūvn abt ɖ l’boṛtrilīc.

Ɖ Mrdoc jrṇlist in qsćn, Śari Marcsn, a fy dez lêtr pops p az ɖ prîm inṭvy on ɖ Mrdoc-ǒnd YS cebl TV netwrc Fox Nyz. Ɖ inṭvywr z nn uɖr ɖn Trump’s prsnl feṿrit, Tucr Carlsn, hu tgɖr wɖ Śōn Haṇti r hiz ćirlīdrz-in-ćīf in ɖ Americn mīdia. Rît on cy, Tucr ćîmz in ɖt ɖ dosie “z ɖ most sbstanśl conf̣meśn v ẃt w’v sspctd ɖt w’v hd so far” n ɖt “bcz it’s a multinaśnl ef̣t I ʈnc it wd b hard t dsmis it az a p’liticl dokmnt”.

Ɖ truʈ z, at ɖs stej, nn v s nǒ dfiṇtivli ẃɖr ɖ vîṛs cem fṛm ɖ Wūhan l’boṛtri. Ɖ bst w cn d z axpt ɖ Ostrełn guvnmnt’s asrśn ɖt ɖs z at bst a 5% posbiḷti. P’liticli, ɖ botm lîn z ɖt ɖ līc v ɖs alejd Fîv Îz intelijnsdosie t ɖ Mrdoc mīdia in Ostreła, bfr biyñ rīsold bac intu ɖ YS p’liticl ōdịns bî ɖ vri sem Mrdoc mīdia, apirz dzînd t bac Trump’s n Pompeo’z clem. Bt ɖs tîm wɖ ɖ add “oʈntiṣti” factr v ɖ dosie biyñ “multinaśnl” n nt jst a norml drop fṛm ɖ Ẃît Hǎs t Fox, ẃć hv bcm a dîm a duzn.

Ɖs z ol abt YS preẓdnśl poḷtics. Ɖr r ʈri iśuz in ɖs campen: Trump’s hanḍlñ v ɖ vîṛs; hǎ t dig ɖ YS ǎt v its vîṛs-indyst ic̣nomic houl; n hu cn b most hardlîn on Ćîna – ɖ Doṇld or “Bêźñ Bîdn”, az ɖ Rpublicnz nǎ sīc t tag hiz Deṃcratic oponnt. Ɖr’z litl els on ɖ tebl. Ɖrfr, yzñ an intelijnslīc pśñ Ćînīz culpbiḷti, lōndrd ʈru a foṛn cuntri, trboćarjd wɖ ɖ creḍbiḷti factr v biyñ an alejd Fîv Îz product, hlps ɖ parṭzan p’liticl cōz. N let’s b clir: Mrdoc z campenñ fl-bòr fr Trump.

Hir r qsćnz nǎ fr ɖ Ostrełn guvnmnt n ptnṣ́li its Fîv Îz partnrz. Frst, wz ɖs an “intelijns” product, or wz it simpli opn-sors mtirịl d’rîvd fṛm inf̣meśn in ɖ public dmen? Secnd, wz it an oʈ̇rîzd Fîv Îz product, or wz it jst priperd in ɖ YS? Ʈrd, hu līct it, gvn ɖt līcñ sć mtirịl z a criminl ofns – az ɖ YS hz md plen in its hanḍlñ v Ćlsi Manñ’z n Jūłn Asānj’z cesz ɖt includd ɖ larj-scel unoʈ̇rîzd rlis v claṣfaid Fîv Îz mtirịl. Wr eni ministrz v ɖ Ostrełn guvnmnt cmplisit in ɖs? Or wz ɖ YS embsi in Canbra involvd? F ɖ Ostrełn guvnmnt z sirịs abt ɖ pṛtx́n v claṣfaid dokmnts, ɖen ẃ hz’nt a fl p’līs-invstgeśn bn cmiśnd? Or z ɖ guvnmnt firfl v ẃt it mt dscuvr f, az z lîcli, ɖ līc hz bn drivn bî p’liticl n ilectṛl inṭrests wɖn ɖ YS.

Ɖ xtnt t ẃć ɖ Ostrełn intelijns-cḿṇti hz sòt t distns itslf fṛm ɖ “dosie” sjsts it dz nt wś t b in eni we drwn intu dmestic poḷtics – îɖr Ostrełn or Americn. Ɖ Britiś intelijns-cḿṇti z rportidli dwñ ɖ sem. Ɖs z gd. Ɖz insttyśnz apir t hv lrnt fṛm ɖ Irac wor fiasco n ɖ p’liticl abys v intelijns-ejnsiz ɖt ocŕd at ɖt tîm. Bt on ɖs qsćn, ɖ bitr lésnz v Irac apir t hv bn lost on Trump n ɖ Mrdoc empîr ɖt s’ports him.

Ćîna hz mć t ansr fr, includñ ɖ ultiṃt oṛjinz v ɖ vîṛs. Bt f Trump’s clem in ɖ Wūhan l’boṛtri sāga ultiṃtli endz p biyñ dspruvn, îɖr bî ɖ Fîv Îz or bî YS intelijns itslf, ɖen ɖ îṛni z ɖt ɖ net p’liticl winr wl b Ćîna. Rmembr ɖ hymilieśn ẃn no WMD wr faund in Irac? Bêźñ wd sīc t xoṇret itslf az a rzult v igrījs preẓdnśl oṿrīć – wns agn edd n abétd bî ɖ Mrdoc mīdia. Ɖs z ẃ ɖ woćwrd v eni sfisṭcetd intelijns-ejnsi z cōśn in indorsñ preṃtyr cncluźnz untl ol ɖ facts r on ɖ tebl.

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Fṛm Đ Gardịn: Will Americans ever forgive Trump for his heartless lack of compassion?

‘We can’t help thinking how much less worried we would be if a humane, competent, well-informed adult was making the decisions that affect us all.’ Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images
‘W c’nt hlp ʈncñ hǎ mć les wurid w wd b f a hymen, compitnt, wel-informd adult wz mcñ ɖ dsiźnz ɖt afct s ol.’ Foṭgraf: Andru Cabayero-Renldz/AFP via Geti Iṃjz

Wl Americnz evr fgiv Trump fr hiz hartlis lac v cmpaśn?

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 5 May 2020)

Ẃl ɖ neśn grīvz, ɖ YS prezidnt hz spent les ɖn fîv minits xpresñ cmpaśn fr ɖoz hu r suf̣rñ

Fransīn Prǒs, Tyzde 5 Me 2020

T  xist at ɖs momnt z t naṿget (or trî t fnd of) ɖ flud v grīf ɖt ʈretnz t sbmrj īvn ǎr rer boynt momnts. W mōrn ɖ deʈ v frendz n reḷtivz, ɖ absns v hymn contact n ɖ evride pleźrz w wns tc fr grantd. W c’nt stop ʈncñ abt ɖ tnz v ʈǎzndz v faṃliz fesñ hungr, bancrupsi n homlisnis īvn az ɖe strugl t indyr ɖ los v smwn ɖe dirli luvd.

Ẃt’s strîcñ, f nt s’prîzñ, z ɖt ɖs delyj v soro hz run drî at ɖ dor t ɖ Ovl Ofis.

Wn’z hart gz ǎt t ɖ rportrz hu hv siftd ʈru ɖ Doṇld Trump presbrīfñz on ɖ cuṛnt pandemic – aur aftr aur v bombast, slf-pṛmośn, vitrịl, laiz n reclisli unsạntific spekleśn – fr eni evidns v simṗʈi fr ɖoz hu r in pen. It’s hardli a śoc t lrn ɖt ǎr prezidnt’s xpreśnz v cer n cmpaśn hv okpaid a totl v les ɖn fîv minits, ǎt v ol ɖt tîm.

Aftr ol, a man hu moct a dsebld jrṇlist n bostd abt grabñ wimin wz’nt ilectd fr ɖ depʈs v hiz cîndnis n ɖ pyṛti v hiz moṛl conśns. N it sīmz unrịlisticli opṭmistic t hv hopt ɖt ɖ xtreṃti v ɖs crîsis śd hv inspîrd, in ǎr līdr, a dīp n isnśl ćenj v hart.

Arğbli, fy poḷtiśnz sīc (n r ilectd t) ofis ǎt v an xes v cmpaśn. Īvn ɖoz hu rspond t ctastṛfi in mor aproprịtli “hymn” wez – Jorj W Bś mōrnñ ɖ victimz v 9/11, Obama tirñ p at ɖ sait v ɖ Sandi Hc scūl śūtñ – hv bn p’rocịl in ɖer simṗʈiz; ɖr wz litl seṛmońl grīvñ fr ɖ iṇsnt ćîldcaźltiz v ǎr bomñ n dron strîcs in ɖ Midl Īst.

N yt w c’nt hlp ʈncñ hǎ mć les wurid w wd b f a hymen, compitnt, wel-informd adult wz mcñ ɖ dsiźnz ɖt afct s ol. Ɖo w’v lrnt ɖt Franclin Delano Rūzvelt trnd awe refyjīz fṛm Hitlr’z Yṛp, w cn stl imajin hǎ cumf̣tñ it wz, fr ɖoz hu livd ʈru ɖ Gret Dpreśn, hírñ hiz rediospīćz: abzorbñ ɖer mesij v ri’śuṛns n hop, hiz dtrṃneśn t comprihnd n miṭget ɖ suf̣rñz v ǎr neśn.

Trump’s inrejd, slf-infaćuetd mōnḍrñz r ɖ oṗzit v Rūzvelt’s cām rzolv. Yt ultiṃtli ǎr prezidnt’s fełr v emṗʈi z les dstrbñ ɖn ɖ wez in ẃć it apirz t reẓnet wɖ hiz s’portrz. H n hiz alîz hv fremd ǎr rspons t ɖ crîsis in trmz v parṭzan poḷtics, t implî (inc̣recli, az ɖ poulz sjst) ɖt tuf cnsrvtivz r īgr t gt bac t wrc snr ɖn scerdi-cat, ste-at-hom pṛgresivz.

Ɖ flag-wevñ, gun-tǒtñ, dfayntli unmasct pṛtstrz stormñ ɖ cáṗtl bildñz in Miśign n Wisconsin wd sīm t s’port ɖt vy. Ɖs, tù, z a sićueśn ɖt cd hv bn dfyzd bî a prezidnt hu pṛjctd simṗʈi, hu pswedd hiz lisnrz, az Rūzvelt dd, ɖt ɖ pen v ɖoz hu hv lost jobz n bizṇsz z śerd bî s ol. Instd w si Trump’s ef̣ts t stǒc rej n bitrnis bcz h sspcts ɖt it mt hlp s’lidfî hiz bes.

It me b ɖt ɖ dīṗnñ poḷrîześn in ǎr cuntri – ɖ sspiśn, grīvns n rej ɖt ɖ prezidnt z spǎtñ n incuṛjñ – z les p’liticl ɖn spirićl. Ɖz dvîdz g dīpr ɖn hǎ w vot; ɖe xpres ǎr cor b’lifs abt ǎr rsponsbiḷti t ɖoz wɖ hūm w śer ɖs brīf span on ɖs damijd planit. Az Slet editr Tom Scocca postd on Twitr: “Cnsrvtivz hv bî nǎ bn cndiśnd t b’liv ɖt ʈncñ abt uɖr ppl’s nīdz or inṭrests in eni we z tiṛni bî def̣niśn,” a sntimnt ecoud bî Eṃli Raboteau in ɖ Hufñtn Post: “I c’nt dbet smwn intu cẹrñ abt ẃt hapnz t ǎr felo hymn biyñz.”

Ɖs îdīa ɖt emṗʈi n altruizm r xpreśnz v wìcnis n nîīvti z nʈñ ny; it’s ɖ fǎndeśn v noṿlist Ayn Rand’z Objctivizm, n it rsivd a mejr būst jrñ ɖ Regn-Bś yirz, ẃn “tricl-dǎn” īc̣nomics dd litl t stem ɖ growñ probḷm v homlisnis. Bt it’s nvr sīmd so viryḷnt az it dz tde, phps bcz it hz nvr bn so opnli advcetd – so bletntli demnstretd – az bî ǎr prezidnt. It’s hard t ʈnc v enʈñ mor c’rupt or c’ruptñ ɖn t bost abt wn’z s’xes ẃn (az I rait ɖs) mor ɖn 60,000 Americnz hv daid v Covid-19. It’s hard t imajin enʈñ mor gṛtesc ɖn yzñ ɖ pandemic az an xks t frɖr ɖ ongwñ campen t sepṛt faṃliz n xclud asîḷmsīcrz n uɖr imigṛnts.

Ẃt’s most frîṭnñ t m z ɖt ɖ lac v emṗʈi – ɖ slfiśnis, ɖ rzntmnt, ɖ hop ɖt uɖrz wl sufr īvn mor ɖn w r suf̣rñ – z itslf a cnd v vîṛs: cntejs, denjṛs, poṣbli īvn līʈl. I’v hŕd ppl se ɖt ɖ Wisconsin n Miśign pṛtstrz – śǎtñ śoldr t śoldr, rfyzñ t obzrv ɖ simpl rūlz v sośl distnsñ – w’nt lrn hǎ pṛfǎndli Trump hz btreid ɖm untl ɖe ɖmslvz cntract ɖ vîṛs ɖt ɖe hv bn incurijd t dǎnple. I’v īvn hŕd it sd hǎ unfer it z ɖt ǎr oṿweit, ǎt-v-śep poḷtiśnz – tù ven t wer a masc, flǎtñ sạntific advîs n ɖ dictets v comn-sns – hv pruvd iḿn t ɖ dziz ɖt hz fld so mni dīsnt, jenṛs ppl.

Bt sć stetmnts eco ɖ absns v cmpaśn ɖt Trump, bî twīt n bî xampl, z incuṛjñ s t fīl. It’s bcm anɖr ʈñ t rzist. I d’nt wont t wś ɖt enwn wl lrn ɖt ptiklr hard lésn, in ɖt ptiklrli hard we: nt ɖ guvnrz oṗnñ ɖer stets fr biznis bfr it’s sef, nt ɖ deṃnstretrz on ɖ stetcápitl steps, nt ǎr prezidnt. Dspt mî ǒn angr, fṛstreśn n fir, I stl c’nt brñ mslf t clem suf̣rñ az a s’xes.

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Fṛm Đ Gardịn: The Observer view on care home deaths being an indictment of our society

Nurses wearing protective gear rush out of a care home’s “red zone” for people sick with coronavirus. Photograph: Frank Augstein/AP
Nrsz wẹrñ pṛtctiv gir ruś ǎt v a cerhom’z “red zon” fr ppl sic wɖ c’roṇvîṛs. Foṭgraf: Franc Ōgstīn/AP

Ɖ Obzrvr vy on cerhom deʈs biyñ an indîtmnt v ǎr ssayti

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 3 May 2020)

Unls w proprli fund ǎr cerhomz n ɖer invałbl wrcrz, ɖ śemñ deʈtol wl cntiny t rîz

Súnde, 3 Me 2020

“I  hv nvr ritn so mni deʈnoṭficeśnz in sć a śort tîm,” a cerhom manijr hu lost 23 rezidnts t c’roṇvîṛs in jst tū wīcs tld ɖ Gardịn last munʈ. “Evri membr v staf z lost. Wn de, a rezidnt wz wōcñ arnd wɖ a mîld tmpṛćr. I wnt hom, n ɖ nxt mornñ ɖe wr ded.”

Sm v ɖ hardist-t-hír storiz v ɖs pandemic hv cm fṛm Britn’z cerhomz; v sunz n dōtrz hu hv bn seṗretd fṛm ɖer peṛnts fr wīcs unebl t si ɖm bfr ɖe dî; v staf hu r peid a piṭns fr invałbl, n nǎ lîf-indenjrñ, wrc, struġlñ t cǒp wɖ ɖ scel v ɖ los.

At hiz frst presconfṛns sins hiz rtrn t wrc, Boris Jonsn seḷbretd ɖ fact ɖt Britn z “past ɖ pīc”. Bt ɖr wz litl mnśn v cerhomz, ẃr ɖ picćr z oltgɖr difṛnt. In Ñgḷnd, olmst a ʈrd hv rportd c’roṇvîṛs ǎtbrecs, n yesṭde ɖ prezidnt v ɖ Asośieśn v D’rectrz v Adult Sośl Srṿsz, Jemz Bŭłn, wornd ɖt ɖ sićueśn in cersrṿsz z gtñ wrs. Untl last wīc, cerhom deʈs wr nt īvn includd in ɖ ofiśl deʈtol, bt w lrnt on Tyzde ɖt in Ñgḷnd n Wêlz ɖr hd bn mor ɖn 4,300 deʈs in jst a fortnît, sjstñ ɖt īvn az ɖ hospitl deʈtol hz bn cnsistntli fōlñ, ɖ deʈret in cerhomz cntinyz t axeḷret.

Ɖ hlʈsecṛtri, Mát Hancoc, hz clemd ɖt cerhomz “hv bn a top prîoṛti rît fṛm ɖ start”. Bt ɖ guvnmnt actd far tù lêt t privnt a dîr sićueśn. An importnt part v its pandemic straṭji hz rîtli bn t “śīld” ɖoz most at risc fṛm ɖ vîṛs fṛm xpoźr t it. Bt ɖ big flw in ɖs plan z ɖt sm v ɖ most vulnṛbl r ɖoz oldr ppl n ppl wɖ a dis’biḷti hu rlî on pṛfeśnl cerrz fr intiṃt s’port wɖ evride tascs, in ɖer ǒn homz or in cerhomz. Ɖe simpli canot b śīldd fṛm ɖ ǎtsd wrld. N so it bcmz abṣlutli criticl ɖt ɖoz hu cer fr ɖm r ebl t axes ampl stocs v prsnl pṛtctiv iqipmnt n r reğlrli tstd. Uɖ̇wz, ɖ most vulnṛbl wl b amñ ɖoz pt most at risc v cntractñ ɖ vîṛs.

Proprli pṛtctñ ɖoz livñ in cerhomz n hu yz cersrṿsz in ɖer ǒn homz wd b a l’jisticl ćalinj fr eni guvnmnt. It wd hv rqîrd an imns amǎnt v fōrʈōt n planñ. Nyz ɖt nrsñhomz in ɖ YS n Ostreła r olso fesñ teṛbl deʈtolz śoz ɖt it z nt jst ɖ Britiś guvnmnt ɖt hz md mstecs. Bt ɖ xtrordnri ef̣ts ɖt wnt intu bildñ ɖ Nîtngel hospitlz r a tsṭmnt t ẃt cn b aćivd ẃn smʈñ z md a p’liticl prîoṛti. Ɖt levl v eṇji hz nt bn invstd in pṛtctñ oldr n dsebld ppl hu rlî on pṛfeśnl cersrṿsz.

Īvn az sm cerwrcrz hv md hyj sacṛfîsz t cīp ɖ ppl ɖe lc aftr sef, includñ muvñ intu cerhomz t pṛtct oldr rezidnts n ɖer ǒn ćildṛn, ɖe hv hd t strugl wɖ cmplitli inadiqt levlz v pṛtctiv iqipmnt. Fr wīcs, cerhomz hv strugld t axes tstñ, n ppl hv bn dsćarjd fṛm hospitlz intu cerhomz wɖt biyñ tstd frst. Manijrz rport graṗlñ wɖ dificlt dsiźnz, wɖ litl gîdns fṛm ɖ guvnmnt: d ɖe axpt ny rezidnts hu hv bn in hospitl ẃn ɖe hv nt bn tstd, ptnṣ́li ptñ uɖr rezidnts at risc; d ɖe let reḷtivz in t se gdbî t ɖer luvd wnz; hǎ d ɖe privnt wrcrz mcñ a duzn homvizits a de, hu me b esimṭmatic, spredñ ɖ vîṛs t ɖoz hu r most in denjr fṛm it, ẃn ɖr z’nt inuf pṛtctiv iqipmnt or tsts? N it cn b olmst imposbl fr cerwrcrz, hu r inverịbli lo peid n smtmz on inṣkr contracts, t spīc ǎt abt unsef cndiśnz: fîv cerrz hv rportidli lost ɖer jobz in ɖ past fortnît aftr spīcñ ǎt abt ɖer cnsrnz.

Wɖt rjnt ax́n bî ɖ guvnmnt, ɖr z a risc ɖt ɖ cerhom deʈtol cariz on growñ loñ aftr ɖ infx́nret hz dropt in ɖ cuntri at larj. Ɖ sem levl v imrjnsiplanñ ɖt wz dploid in rleśn t ɖ Nîtngel hospitlz nǎ nīdz t b invstd in avrtñ frɖr cerhom deʈs. Xtra imrjnsifundñ mst b imīɉtli d’rectd twdz ɖ sectr t hlp pṛvîdrz cǒp wɖ xtra costs, includñ ejnsistaf n ɖ cost v pṛtctiv iqipmnt.

Tù mni oldr ppl wl hv uņessṛli lost ɖer livz az a rzult v ɖs pandemic. It z a penfl rmîndr v ɖ ejizm ɖt runz ʈru ǎr ssayti, ɖ we in ẃć ɖ lîvz v ɖoz hu nīd s’port t b ebl t liv r asymd t cǎnt fr a lot les. Fundñ fr sośl cer hz dclînd in ɖ past 10 yirz, īvn az dmand fr cer hz rizn az a rzult v an ejñ popyleśn. Ɖ rzult z ɖt evri de an esṭmetd 1.5 miłn oldr ppl – wn in sevn ovr-65z – g wɖt ɖ hlp ɖe nīd wɖ tascs sć az wośñ, dresñ n ītñ. Mnẃl, tù mni cerwrcrz r nt īvn peid ɖ minimm wej fr scild wrc ɖt cn b imośṇli n fizicli tuf, bt ptnṣ́li so rwordñ, n prîṿt-eqti fînans hz fludd intu Britn’z larjist cerhom ćenz, lodñ ɖm p wɖ unsstenbl levlz v dét az prîṿt fnansịrz sīc t xtract sgnificnt rtrnz fṛm taxpeyr-fundd cer.

So it z śocñ, bt hardli s’prîzñ, ɖt ǎr oldr muɖrz n faɖrz, ānts n unclz, granpeṛnts n frendz hv bn left vulnṛbl t ɖ wrst ifcts v ɖs pandemic. It’s ɖ inevitbl product v livñ in a ssayti ɖt gts its aproć t ejñ so roñ, ẃr ɖoz hu rlî on pṛfeśnl cer r smhǎ sìn az hvñ a dminiśt rît t a fluṛśñ lîf. Ɖ traɉdi unfoldñ in ǎr cerhomz mst śrli b ɖ wec-p cōl ɖt w nīd t ćenj ɖt.

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Fṛm Đ Gardịn: The Guardian view on Trump and Covid-19: Americans suffer. Will he?

‘Mr Trump’s appalling performance has finally taken a toll on his popularity.’ Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA
‘Mr. Trump’s apōlñ pformns hz fîṇli tecn a tol on hiz popylaṛti.’ Foṭgraf: Jim Lo Scalzo/YPA

Ɖ Gardịn vy on Trump n Covid-19: Americnz sufr. Wl h?

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 1 May 2020)

Ɖ YS deʈtol cd gt mć wrs ʈancs t a prezidnt cnsrnd abt riilex́n rɖr ɖn ɖ welfér v sitiznz

Frîde, 1 Me 2020

Lisnrz cd b fgivn fr a sns v deja vu: “It’s gwñ t g. It’s gwñ t līv. It’s gwñ t b gn,” Doṇld Trump pṛnǎnst v c’roṇvîṛs on Wenzde.

Ɖ wrdz wr īṛli similr t ɖ prezidnt’s pridix́n in lêt Febrri ɖt “It’s gwñ t dis’pir” – a ʈīm h harpt on rpitidli az ɖ ceslod n ftaḷtiz rouz. Sins ɖt fōrcast, a miłn Americnz hv fōḷn il wɖ c’roṇvîṛs – olmst a ʈrd v ɖ globl totl – n mor ɖn 60,000 hv daid, in jst a fy wīcs s’pasñ ɖ YS deʈtol in ol ɖ yirz v ɖ Vietnam wor. Ɖs wīc, it wz rportd ɖt olmst 70 ppl hd daid at a sngl vetṛnz’ nrsñhom in Maṣćusits. Ny Yorc z struġlñ t beri its ded.

Ɖs z ẃt ɖ prezidnt’s sun-in-lw, Jared Cŭśnr, dscrîbz az “a gret s’xeștori”. Ɖs z ɖ contxt in ẃć ɖ admiṇstreśn z letñ its fizicl-distnsñ gîdlînz laps, instd advîzñ mć les strinjnt meźrz.

Mr. Cŭśnr sjsts ɖt bî Jlî ɖ cuntri cd b “riyli rocñ agn”. Bt Americnz wl sufr fṛm Mr. Trump’s cīņis t gt bac t biznis, az f ɖ prīc̣roṇvîṛs stet v aferz wr stl poṣbl. Medicl xprts hv olrdi wornd abt ɖ riscs v anɖr srj in cesz. Ɖ qsćn z ẃɖr stets, sitiz, insttyśnz n indivijlz cn agn miṭget ɖ harm h z rīcñ upn hiz cuntri. Sm me; uɖrz r līdñ hiz ćarj: in Jorja, sć isnśl srṿsz az ttuparlrz n bolñaliz r wns agn playñ ɖer tred. Texs z alawñ śops, siṇmāz, śopñmalz n resṭronts t rīopn, olbiit wɖ rstrix́nz on cpaṣti. Wɖt sgnificnt tstñ n tresñ, it z evidnt ẃr sć dsiźnz wl līd.

Ɖ bst ɖt cn b sd fr Mr. Trump’s ilex́n-drivn wiśfl ʈncñ z ɖt it z les imīɉtli denjṛs ɖn hiz rīsnt public ḿzñz ɖt ppl mt hv injx́nz v disinfctnt az a kr. Ć wīc v ɖ pandemic hz bròt ny śem upn ɖ prezidnt: h feld t iqip hiz cuntri n its hlʈwrcrz, t advcet fizicl distnsñ ẃn it wz despṛtli nīdd, or īvn t lc lîc h wz sirịsli cnsrnd abt ɖ ǎtbrec n its victimz, prifŕñ instd t bost abt ɖ retñz fr hiz brīfñz.

Ẃl līdrz arnd ɖ wrld injoid a srj in s’port az ɖ pandemic tc hold – ɖ rali-arnd-ɖ-flag ifct – Mr. Trump’s apōlñ pformns hz fîṇli tecn a tol on hiz popylaṛti. H hd cǎntd on a stroñ icoṇmi t si him bac intu ofis in Nvmbr. Bt wɖ mor ɖn 30 miłn YS wrcrz fîlñ unimplômntclemz in ɖ last six wīcs – n icoṇmists sjstñ ɖt ɖ riyl levl v joblosz cd b far wrs – hiz confidns hz bn śecn.

Ɖs wīc it wz rportd ɖt h hd laśt ǎt at hiz ǒn campen aftr polls śoud him trelñ Jo Bîdn in crūśl stets n wɖ oldr votrz. Wɖ ɖ Deṃcrat fesñ a sx́l-asōlt clem n runñ a vrćl campen ẃl Mr. Trump cmandz dêli ertîm, it z clir ɖt ɖ prezidnt z dwñ ɖ damij himslf. H z sīcñ t śift ɖ blem fr ɖ pandemic t ɖ Wrld Hlʈ Orġnîześn (hvñ ignord its rpitd wornñz) n t Ćîna. On Ʈrzde h contṛdictd hiz ǒn d’rectr v naśnl intelijns bî clemñ ɖt h hd sìn evidns ɖt ɖ vîṛs oriɉnetd in a Wūhan l’boṛtri; Trump ofiślz hv rportidli līnd on ɖ ejnsiz t fînd evidns t bac ɖ ʈiyri.

Ɖs conduct tù z unplezntli fmiłr. Hiz cntmt fr ɖ truʈ; hiz dtrṃneśn t ived rsponsbiḷti ẃl holdñ ɖ most pǎrfl job in ɖ wrld; hiz ignṛns, hiz narssizm n ɖ ʈret h pozz t hiz cuntri – ol hv bcm stl mor penf̣li evidnt ʈru ɖs crîsis, bt wr clir bfr. Yt h hz so far dfaid ɖ lwz v p’liticl graṿti. Americnz hv peid dirli fr Mr. Trump’s cmplesnsi, reclisnis, iraṣ́naḷti n incompitns. Bt r ɖe at last redi t mc him pe?

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Fṛm Đ Gardịn: The Guardian view on Johnson’s Covid-19 plan: doubt, deny and dismiss

Boris Johnson addressing the media on Thursday evening. ‘The prime minister wants no narrative to take hold that could trigger a backlash on the home front that his administration cannot contain.’ Photograph: Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street/Crown Copyright/PA
Boris Jonsn adresñ ɖ mīdia on Ʈrzde īvnñ. ‘Ɖ prîm̦inistr wonts no naṛtiv t tec hold ɖt cd trigr a baclaś on ɖ homfrunt ɖt hiz admiṇstreśn canot cnten.’ Foṭgraf: Andru Parsnz/10 Dǎnñ Strīt/Crǎn Copirît/PA

Ɖ Gardịn vy on Jonsn’z Covid-19 plan: dǎt, dnî n dsmis

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 30 April 2020)

Rɖr ɖn admit rsponsbiḷti fr biyñ bhnd ɖ crv, ministrz instd sīc t dīl’jiṭmîz ɖ mīdia fr ascñ qsćnz abt ẃ Britn feld

Ʈrzde, 30 Epril 2020

Ibsn’z 19ʈ-snćri ple An Eṇmi ov ɖ Ppl z a p’liticl drama abt a fziśn hu trîz t sev hiz tǎn fṛm wōtrp’luśn only t wînd p az a scepgot. Fr ɖ doctr ɖ iśu z hlʈ; aftr tstñ ɖ wōtrs’plî h rjz a śutdǎn n ny pîps t b leid t sev lîvz. Ɖ tǎn’z mẹr z cnsrnd abt ɖ ic̣nomic cost. Betr, ɖ poḷtiśn rīznz, t cīp ɖ tǎn opn n c’rect ɖ probḷm graɉli. In ɖ moṛl combat ɖt insyz it z ɖ doctr hu bcmz ełnetd fṛm ɖ tǎn h strugld t pṛtct. Ɖ ple’z mesij z a cǎnsl v deṃcratic dsper: ɖt mît z mor pǎrfl ɖn rît.

Ɖs insît hz not bn lost on ɖ Britiś guvnmnt. Lîc Ibsn’z fix́nl poḷtiśn, ministrz rfyzd t si ɖ vîṛl ʈret. Boris Jonsn dd not wont t contmplet a dṛcońn rspons. Ẃn ɖe dd act, ministrz faund ɖe were bhnd in a globl rês fr criticl rzorsz sć az vnṭletrz, tstñ-cpaṣti n prsnl pṛtctiv iqipmnt. Ɖ fełr t muv dsîsivli t s’pres ɖ pandemic lîz at ɖ rūt v ɖ mes. Rɖr ɖn admit rsponsbiḷti fr biyñ bhnd ɖ crv, ministrz rfyz t apoḷjîz n instd sīc t dīl’jiṭmîz ɖ mīdia fr ascñ qsćnz abt ẃ Britn feld.

Dǎnñ Strīt clemz ɖt “mni ppl wl b lcñ at ǎr apaṛnt s’xes”. Hvñ lost mor ɖn 26,000 lîvz t ɖ c’roṇvîṛs pandemic, ɖ YC nǎ acǎnts fr an etʈ v ɖ wrld’z Covid-19 deʈs wɖ les ɖn a hundṛdʈ v its popyleśn. F ɖs cǎnts az s’xes, wn śudrz t ʈnc ẃt mt b cnsidrd fełr. Evri mstec invîts a rbutl. Ɖ guvnmnt dplôz a ʈri-proñd dnayl fmiłr t obzrvrz v ɖ Brexit culćrworz. Ɖ frst proñ z t dǎt ɖt ɖr z a sirịs probḷm; ɖ secnd z t qsćn ɖ vraṣti v unwelcm rportñ; last z t tar dsnt az trīzn.

Mr. Jonsn wonts t coopt ɖ popyleśn in a naśnl ef̣t undr hiz cmand. Bt Britn z set t lūz mor ppl in ɖ c’roṇvîṛs ǎtbrec ɖn in ɖ blits. H clemz ɖ fruntlîn v ɖ NHS hz hld, bt dz not wont t ǒn ɖ hevi losz on ɖ sośl-cer flanc. Ɖ prîm̦inistr wonts no naṛtiv t tec hold ɖt cd trigr a baclaś on ɖ homfrunt ɖt hiz admiṇstreśn canot cnten.

Instd ɖ guvnmnt z atmtñ t yz deta t criet ɖ sns ɖt ɖ pandemic cn b monitrd az it hapnz. Bt dêli numbrz tel a dstortd stori. Ɖ míst targit v 100,000 tsts a de z a ces in pônt. Ɖ volym v tstñ z not ɖ iśu; ɖ qsćn z ẃɖr it z xtnsiv inuf t map ɖ vîṛșpred so ɖt it cn b rold bac. Sǎʈ C’rīa hz a popyleśn v 52 miłn bt hz rcordd fywr ɖn 250 c’roṇvîṛs deʈs bî runñ 57 tsts fr evri cnfrmd Covid-19 ces. Ɖ numbr fr ɖ YC z les ɖn a tnʈ v ɖt. Britn hz bn tù lêt in incrisñ its tstñ-cpaṣti, n nr dz it hv a tresñsistm t trac dǎn ppl hu mt hv bn xpozd t ɖ vîṛs.

Dspt ɖ facts, Mr. Jonsn wl spend ɖ wīcs ahd clemñ h wl ǎt-C’rīa ɖ C’riynz bî hōltñ vîṛs-trnzmiśn n wl cīp it in ćec wɖ a “trac, tres n tst” aproć. Pformñ ɖs U-trn wl opn ɖ prîm̦inistr p t ɖ ćarj ɖt h actd tù lêt. Olrdi ɖ fngr v blem z biyñ pôntd at ɖ stet, nglectñ ɖt it hd bn śrunc bî a deced v Tori rūl. Instd v śẹrñ unsrṭntiz wɖ ɖ public, Mr. Jonsn cntinyz ɖ slf-dspśn. T ŕ z hymn. Rzolvñ ɖ tnśn btwn ɖ icoṇmi n hlʈ, az Ibsn’z ple ultiṃtli rvilz, canot b solvd bî ɖ god v public opińn.

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Fṛm Đ Gardịn: ‘This moment is leaving a mark on me’: framing Rio under Covid-19’s shadow

The funeral of Elizabeth Baez, an 82-year-old woman who died after contracting Covid-19, takes place in Rio de Janeiro in the presence of her only son, Henrique. All photographs by Nicoló Lanfranchi
Ɖ fynṛl v Iliẓbʈ Baez, an 82-yir-old wmn hu daid aftr cntractñ Covid-19, tecs ples in Rio de Janeiro in ɖ prezns v hr onli sun, Henrique. Ol foṭgrafs bî Nicoló Lanfranchi

‘Ɖs momnt z līvñ a marc on m’: fremñ Rio undr Covid-19’z śado

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 30 April 2020)

Nicoló Lanfranchi arîvd in Bṛzil t mc a film abt tṛdiśnl meḍsin n endd p ćartñ a traɉdi ɖt aqîrd a dīpli prsnl dmnśn

Dóm Filips in Rio de Janeiro

Ʈrzde, 30 Epril 2020

Foṭgrafñ a fynṛl z nvr īzi, no matr hǎ pṛfeśnl ɖ ftogṛfr, n īvn mor so amd a pandemic. Bt fr Nicoló Lanfranchi, capćrñ ɖ berịl v Covid-19 victim Iliẓbʈ Baez, 82, ẃć tc ples ɖs munʈ at ɖ São João Batista seṃtri in Rio de Janeiro, wz ispeṣ́li dificlt.

Az h foṭgraft ɖ grevdigrz in pṛtctiv cloɖñ wɖ Iliẓbʈ’z sun Henrique, 49, ɖ onli mōrnr alaud, woćñ on fṛm bhnd a masc, Lanfranchi ʈt v hiz ǒn faɖr, Piero. At 72, Piero wz in intnsiv cer wɖ Covid-19 in a hospitl in Voghera, in Lomḅdi, norɖn Iṭli – wn v ɖ wrst-afctd plesz on Rʈ.

“I imajind mslf in ɖ sem sićueśn, n I startd fesñ ɖs posbiḷti n I wz riyli tućt,” h sz. Aftr ɖ fynṛl, Lanfranchi tld Baez abt hiz faɖr. Baez ʈanct him fr capćrñ hiz muɖr’z lonli berịl – n fr śẹrñ hiz ǒn stori.

Ɖt Bṛziłnz – a soṣ́bl, gṛgerịs ppl – r so opn t brīf yt pṛfǎnd hymn inṭax́nz lîc ɖs z jst wn v ɖ mni rīznz Itałn ftogṛfr n film-mcr Lanfranchi hz rtrnd hir evri yir fr ɖ past tū decedz. Ɖ uɖr z t tec picćrz.
“It z a hyj lîfscūl fr m. I hv t b foc̣st, it z denjṛs, nwn cn hlp m n I fīl rsponsbiḷti t brñ bac iṃjz n ɖ storiz,” h sz. “It clīnz mî mînd.”
Foṭgraf: Nicoló Lanfranchi/Ɖ Gardịn

Born in Milan n best in Brlin, Lanfranchi hz wrct az a frīlans ftogṛfr in portrit, travl, nyz, n fotojrṇlizm. H prifŕz t spend tîm on asînmnts; h wns spent ʈri wīcs on bōrd ɖ Aqerịs śip az it reskd refyjīz arnd ɖ Mediṭreńn fr a siriz v Gardịn dspaćz.

C’roṇvîṛs hz bn wn v ɖ tufist subjicts t cuvr. “I’v bn wurid abt ɖ vîṛs,” h sz. “Mî faɖr wz on mî mînd.”

Lanfranchi frst cem t Bṛzil in 2000 bcz h pracṭsz ɖ Afro-Bṛziłn art v capoeira n cem t b “baptîzd” in an iniśieśn. Orijiṇli dveḷpt bî inslevd Africn ppl az a marśl art dsgîzd az a dans, capoeira z an xampl v hǎ ɖs vast, vẹrid cuntri abzorbz culćrz.

“Uɖr ppl cōl ɖs a mltñpot. It z mor ɖ sincṛtizm, ɖ cpaṣti v an organic form t abzorb difṛnt ʈñz,” sz Lanfranchi.
People waiting at a bus station in Rio Centro. Photograph: Nicoló Lanfranchi/The Guardian
Ppl wêtñ at a bușteśn in Rio Centro. Foṭgraf: Nicoló Lanfranchi/Ɖ Gardịn

In 2012 h foṭgraft wîldcat mainrz in ɖ jungl, in 2014 a socrtrṇmnt in a prizn in João Pessoa. In 2015 Bṛzil sufrd ɖ wrst invîrnmntl ctastṛfi in its hisṭri ẃn a teilñzdam nir Mariana c’lapst, cilñ 19 ppl n sndñ miłnz v lītrz v mînñwest slūsñ dǎn ɖ Rivr Doce t ɖ sì.

Lanfranchi wrct wɖ Grīnpīs, Amṇsti, Vaṇti Fer n ivnć̣li s’plaid dṛmatic iṃjz fr a Gardịn stori ɖt Davilson Brasileiro n I rout abt an invstgeśn intu ɖ dzastr’z cōzz bî fedṛl proṣktrz.

In Jańri 2019, Lanfranchi n I hd jst left ɖ Raposa Serra do Sol indijṇs rzrv in Bṛzil’z far norʈ ẃn anɖr teilñzdam c’lapst, in Brumadinho in ɖ sem stet v Minas Gerais, cilñ hundṛdz. At ɖ dzastr zon, Lanfranchi’z psistns, hiz abiḷti t ćarm n cjol, n hiz scil at cmpozñ foṭgrafs in ceos rendrd memṛbl iṃjz v ɖ dedli, avôḍbl traɉdi.

H arîvd in Rio on 3 Marć t mc a śort film abt tṛdiśnl meḍsin in Bṛzil’z semi-arid intirịr, bt ɖ pandemic ślvd ɖ project. Îṣletñ in Rio’z bīćsîd Ipanema nebrhd, Lanfranchi dscuvrd ɖt ɖ gret cmpozr Tom Jobim hd ritn mni v hiz bossa nova clasics in an apartmnt in hiz bildñ, includñ Chega de Saudade (Inuf v Loññ), most feṃsli rcordd bî João Gilberto.

Ɖt nstalja infctd Lanfranchi n h sòt t tec fotoz ɖt capćrd tîm standñ stl n ɖ firfl meḷnc̣li v a siti ẃr lîf wz on hold.
H bòt N95 mascs, faund a drîvr hu ń ɖ siti n bgan wrcñ ǎt hǎ t foṭgraf ɖ pandemic ẃn so mni sićueśnz – hlʈsntrz n hospitlwordz – wr in’xesbl. H clīnd hiz iqipmnt wɖ alc̣hol jél, n ćenjd n wośt hiz cloɖz ć tîm h got hom.

Copacabana beach, empty during the coronavirus outbreak. Photograph: Nicoló Lanfranchi/The Guardian
Copacabana bīć, emti jrñ ɖ c’roṇvîṛs ǎtbrec. Foṭgraf: Nicoló Lanfranchi/Ɖ Gardịn

Yzñ a dron wrct fr foṭgrafñ emti bīćz n an upscel membrz’ club fr a stori on hǎ c’roṇvîṛs spred amñ its priṿlijd membrz. H olso yzd it t capćr faṃliz on ɖer balc̣niz.

H pt ɖ dron dǎn t capćr fūd distṛbyśn in ɖ Siti v God fvela, strītsaṇteśn in nirbî Niterói, n ppl ignorñ sośl distnsñ advîs acrs Rio.

Sm dd ɖs fṛm śir ic̣nomic nīd, uɖrz dd’nt tec ɖ pandemic sirịsli. Ɖ cuntri’z far-rît prezidnt, Jair Bolsonaro, dsmist c’roṇvîṛs az “a litl flu” n argyd ɖt pṛtctñ ɖ icoṇmi wz mor importnt ɖn sośl distnsñ īvn az cnfrmd c’roṇvîṛs cesz n deʈs rouz.

In City of God, a banner from a local group urges people to stay at home. Photograph: Nicoló Lanfranchi/The Guardian
In Siti v God, a banr fṛm a locl grūp rjz ppl t ste at hom. Foṭgraf: Nicoló Lanfranchi/Ɖ Gardịn

Lanfranchi wz dsmeid t si Bṛziłn soḷdaṛti c’rodd bî fec nyz n far-rît popylizm. “I flt hǎ sic ɖ cuntri z, ppl r s’portñ a prezidnt hu opnli dz nt cer abt ɖ hlʈ v ɖ popyleśn,” h sz.

A man in Rio Centro walks next to a poster that says: ‘Bankers, respect the lives of workers and customers, coronavirus kills.’ Photograph: Nicoló Lanfranchi/The Guardian
A man in Rio Centro wōcs nxt t a postr ɖt sz: ‘Bancrz, rspct ɖ lîvz v wrcrz n custmrz, c’roṇvîṛs cilz.’ Foṭgraf: Nicoló Lanfranchi/Ɖ Gardịn

Ɖs discnct reẓnetd az hiz faɖr’z hlʈ wrsnd. Piero Lanfranchi hd gn t hospitl t gt a plastr rmuvd bt còt Covid-19. Faɖr n sun cḿṇcetd via txt, untl ɖ tîm cem fr a plastic box t b pt ovr Piero’z hed t hlp him briɖ n h snt a last mesij.

Rio during the pandemic. Photograph: Nicoló Lanfranchi
Rio jrñ ɖ pandemic. Foṭgraf: Nicoló Lanfranchi/Ɖ Gardịn

Lanfranchi cd nt hv sìn hiz faɖr īvn f hd bn ebl t gt a flît bac t Iṭli. Hospitlvizitrz r nt alaud, ɖr r rodblocs in Lomḅdi. On Saṭde h got ɖ nyz: dspt ɖ plastic box, hiz faɖr hd daid.

“H wz alon, ɖs z ɖ wrst ʈñ, n smʈñ I wd’nt wś on enbdi,” sz Lanfranchi, tirz cracñ hiz vôs.
Nǎ ɖ onli ʈñ h cn ʈnc t d z plan a ny asînmnt.
“Ɖs z a historicl momnt, it z līvñ a marc on m, n in a srtn we I ʈnc abt ɖ uɖr faṃliz afctd wɖ ɖs, n I am wɖ ɖm,” h sz. “I d nt wont t b bìtn bî ɖ vîṛs.”

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Fṛm Đ Gardịn: Home, not away: the Tulip Project – in pictures

A game of two lips: the Mystik Van Eijk tulip.
A gem v tū lips: ɖ Mistic Van Eic tylip.
Hom, nt awe: ɖ Tylip̓roject – in picćrz

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 24 April 2020)

Ẃt dz ɖ Gardịn’z dec̣retd sports ftogṛfr d in locdǎn? Tom Jncinz hz bn tecñ an inforst brec fṛm ax́n-ftogṛfi n psywñ a difṛnt cnd v viźn in hiz gardn

Frîde, 24 Epril 2020

I  hv nvr aprīśietd mî bacgardn so mć.

At ɖs tîm v yir, I’m yẓ́li còt p wɖ ol ɖ tuwñz n frowñz v ɖ sportñwrld: tecñ fotoz v tṛdiśnl sprñivnts lîc ɖ Botrês n Grand Naśnl, or ci maćz az ɖ ftbōlsīzn bildz t a cṛśndo. Norṃli I’m awe a lot, nt riyli pasñ an î ovr dveḷpmnts in mî gardn. Bt ɖs z nt a norml yir.

A Christmas Dream close up, 11 April.
A Crisṃs Drīm clos up, 11 Epril

It wz mid-Marć, n I wz sitñ dspondntli in mî tîni postijstamp v a gardn. Ɖ prīvịs wīc I hd foṭgraft ɖ Ćlṭnm fstivl, an ivnt I asośiet wɖ ɖ end v wintr, sprñ cmñ, ɖ lît gtñ betr. A ćans t lc ahd t a sumr v sport, gwñ t ivnts ɖt I luv. Bt ɖs yir, ɖ fstivl hd flt ol roñ – mor lîc a denjṛs parti on ɖ īv v wor. It sīmd ol arnd m ɖ nyz wz harowñ, n sport wz gtñ hamrd az ivnt aftr ivnt wz cansld. Mî wrld hd sudnli bn trnd upsîd-dǎn.

I riylîzd ɖen ɖt I hd t rīfrem n rīfoc̣s. Wɖ ol mî norml aṿnyz fr tecñ picćrz clozd of, I nīdd t fînd smʈñ els. I rcōld ɖ wrdz v Ed Jacsn, a formr pṛfeśnl rugbipleyr huz portrit I hd tecn xacli a yir rlịr. Aftr suf̣rñ an ōfl axidnt ɖt hd left him parṣ́li paṛlîzd, h hd dveḷpt a mntl proses t cǒp wɖ hiz ny sićueśn: foc̣s on ẃt’s in frunt v y, foc̣s on ʈñz y cn afct, n trî t fget ẃt’s ǎt v yr cntrol.

Rmemḅrñ ɖs, I lct rnd ɖ éj v ɖ tîni pìs v lōn n notist sm tylipbulbz ɖt mî wîf hd plantd in teṛcota pots. Luś grīn līvz wɖ budz fl v promis hd imrjd fṛm ɖ sôl, redi t blūm. In ɖz plants, I sw hop. I sw normaḷti.
Mystik Van Eijk, with water droplets
Mistic Van Eic, wɖ wōtr droplits

Crisṃs Drīmz

It ocŕd t m ɖen ɖt ɖs proses v groʈ n poẓtivti dzrvd t b dokmntd. Dspt ɖ globl madnis, nećr wz ʈrîvñ – n ɖz tylips sīmd t b begñ m t tel ɖer stori. T m, ftogṛfi z mor ɖn jst a c’rir: it z mî paśn, n in ɖz flǎrz I faund ɖ prfict oṗtyṇti t tec picćrz wɖt līvñ mî hom.

T tst mslf, I dsîdd nt t yz eni v mî mn pṛfeśnl camraz. Ɖz r mor yst t ɖ hrli-brli v sport, ol fast foc̣sñ n spīdi motrdrîv. Instd, I trnd t ẃt I cōl mî “hoḷdecamra”, an upmarcit pônt-n-śūt ɖt I tec awe on trips wɖ ɖ faṃli (ɖ last ʈñ I wont on hoḷde z t b srǎndd bî îtmz asośietd wɖ wrc, mni v ẃć r hevi). Lît, īzi t mnūvr arnd ɖ plants, n – most crūṣ́li – ebl t foc̣s clos-up, ɖs smōl camra acć̣li trnd ǎt t b prfict fr ɖs project.
Red Revival
Red Rvîvl
White Prince
Ẃît Prins

Az ɖ sún muvd rnd ɖ gardn jrñ ɖ de, bacgrǎndz bcem darc n śadoz on ɖ flǎrz crietd gorjs patnz. I wd not ẃć tîmz wr bst t foṭgraf srtn plants, n wd piriodicli drop ẃćvr hǎsholdtasc I wz dwñ (mć t ɖ iṛteśn v mî faṃli) t rês t ɖ gardn n cać ɖ flǎrz in ɖ prfict lît.

Lîc ol ftogṛfrz, I lc t lît az anɖr tūl in ɖ box, an oṗtyṇti t criet smʈñ difṛnt. Bî vẹriyñ anglz, I cd mc petlz lc lîc pepr, tîtli bunćt flǎrhedz lc lîc lips. Gwñ in tît, I atmtd t śo ɖ byti v ɖ flǎrz in a sriyl we. Ɖ worm sprñ súnśîn v ɖ last fy wīcs hd nt onli uśrd ɖ tylips intu fl blūm bt inhanst ɖer culr n vîbṛnsi, so sm v mî foṭgrafs gend an olmst unrʈli qoḷti.

I’v nvr flt so luci t hv mî gardn, ɖs tîni oesis in dnsli crǎdd norʈ Lundn. In ɖ land v qoṛntīn, mî hǎs hz nvr flt mor lîc a casl, dfndñ m fṛm ɖ worzon ǎtsd ɖ fruntget. In ɖt casl, mî gardn z ɖ grīn inr sañtm, a ples v pīs n tranqiḷti.

Az I sit hir nǎ, in ɖ súnśîn, I hír brdsoñ n ɖ ruṣlñ v līvz, wɖ ɖ ćiṛpñ v ćildṛn pleyñ woftñ in on ɖ brīz. Ɖ scî abv mî hed z fri fṛm pleinz n p’luśn, n a briłnt blu. Ɖ sún, brît n śarp at ɖs tîm v yir, mcs evrʈñ lc crisp. In tîmz lîc ɖz, w rmembr ɖt nećr trūli z lîf-afrmñ, n ɖ simpl act v flǎrz growñ mīnz so mć. It śoz ɖt in an abnorml wrld, normaḷti z cñ.
A pollen-covered bee lands on the shrivelling petals of a Mystik Van Eijk, 14 April
A poḷn-cuvrd bì landz on ɖ śriṿlñ petlz v a Mistic Van Eic, 14 Epril
White Prince, late March
Ẃît Prins, lêt Marć
Christmas Dream after petals have dropped off leaving bare stems, 20 April
Crisṃs Drīm aftr petlz hv dropt of līvñ bér stemz, 20 Epril

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Fṛm Đ Gardịn: Bolsonaro in fresh crisis over son’s alleged links to fake news racket

Jair Bolsonaro at a news conference in Brasilia on Friday. His dismissive reaction to the coronavirus crisis has sparked outrage across the political spectrum. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters
Jair Bolsonaro at a nyzconfṛns in Bṛziła on Frîde. Hiz dsmisiv riax́n t ɖ c’roṇvîṛs crîsis hz sparct ǎtrej acrs ɖ p’liticl spectṛm. Foṭgraf: Ueslei Marcelino/Rôtrz
Bolsonaro in freś crîsis ovr sun’z alejd lincs t fec-nyz racit

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 26 April 2020)

Clemz risc daṃjñ Bṛziłn prezidnt olrdi rīlñ fṛm reẓgneśn v justisministr

Tom Filips in Rio de Janeiro. Súnde, 26 Epril, 2020

Ɖ  p’liticl storm ingulfñ Bṛzil’z far-rît prezidnt, Jair Bolsonaro, hz intnṣfaid wɖ rports ɖt fedṛl p’līs-invstgetrz hv îdnṭfaid hiz sun az wn v ɖ alejd ci membrz v a “criminl fec-nyz racit” ingejd in ʈreṭnñ n dfemñ Bṛziłn oʈoṛtiz.

Wn v Bṛzil’z top nyzpeprz, ɖ Folha de São Paulo, clemd an invstgeśn bî Bṛzil’z iqivḷnt t ɖ FBI hd hond in on Carlos Bolsonaro, ɖ prezidnt’s sośl-mīdia-savi sun.

Carlos Bolsonaro, 37, rjctd ɖ clemz az “garbij” n “a joc” on Twitr, ẃr h hz 1.7 miłn folowrz.

Bt ɖ aḷgeśnz wl dīpn ɖ crîsis cnsymñ Bolsonaro’z 16-munʈ-old guvnmnt n frɖr dstract fṛm ɖ cuntri’s ef̣ts t tacl ɖ c’roṇvîṛs pandemic, ẃć hz cild mor ɖn 4,000 Bṛziłnz.

Bolsonaro’z admiṇstreśn wz olrdi flǎnḍrñ bfr ɖ rīsnt reẓgneśn v hiz pǎrfl justisministr, Sérgio Moro, wɖ anɖr v ɖ prezidnt’s sunz, Flávio Bolsonaro, fesñ p’līșcrūṭni fr sspctd c’rupśn n tîz t Rio de Janeiro’z mafia.

Bolsonaro’z dsmisiv riax́n t ɖ c’roṇvîṛs crîsis hz sparct ǎtrej acrs ɖ p’liticl spectṛm n pot-baññ protests.

Ɖ lêtist p’liticl meḷdrama xplodd on Frîde ẃn Moro rzînd n pubḷcli akzd ɖ prezidnt v atmtñ t improprli médl in ɖ oṗreśnz v ɖ fedṛl p’līs bî sacñ ɖ fedṛl p’līsd’rectr, Maurício Valeixo, ɖt mornñ.

Carlos Bolsonaro called the claims a ‘joke’. Photograph: Sergio Lima/AFP via Getty Images
Carlos Bolsonaro cōld ɖ clemz a ‘joc’. Foṭgraf: Sergio Lima/AFP via Geti Iṃjz

Moro alejd ɖt Bolsonaro, fr rīznz ɖt rmen unclir, hopt t rples Valeixo wɖ smwn mor amīṇbl t dscusñ fedṛl p’līsbiznis n śẹrñ intelijns-rports wɖ ɖ prezidnt.

Ɖ man wîdli tǎtd az Valeixo’z s’xesr z Alexandre Ramagem, ɖ hed v Bṛzil’z intelijns-ejnsi, hu z rportidli a frend v Carlos Bolsonaro’z.

A foṭgraf v Ramagem n Carlos Bolsonaro fraṭnîzñ at a Ny Yir’z Īv parti wz publiśt bî Bṛziłn mīdia on Saṭde.

Ɖ Folha de São Paulo clemd fedṛl p’līs-ofiślz wr cnvinst Bolsonaro hd fîrd Valeixo “bcz h wz awer ɖ corṗreśn wz clozñ in on hiz sun.”

An edtorịl in anɖr līdñ brōdśīt, O Globo, sd Bolsonaro sīmd t wont “t trn ɖ fedṛl p’līs intu a prsnl p’līsfors, az f h wr sm cnd v ʈrd-wrld dictetr”.

Ɖ Folha de São Paulo clemd anɖr v Bolsonaro’z sunz, ɖ congresmn Eduardo Bolsonaro, wz olso biyñ invstgetd fr poṣbl involvmnt in ɖ fec-nyz grūp. Eduardo Bolsonaro, hu z ɖ Sǎʈ America repriznttiv v Stīv Bann’z far-rît grūp Ɖ Muvmnt, clemd on Twitr ɖ clemz wr “an atmt t cnfyz ɖ popyleśn”. H olso rītwītd an imij v a dog def̣cetñ on ɖ nyzpepr’z masthed.

Jair Bolsonaro n hiz bacrz hv bn baṭlñ t rgen cntrol v ɖ naṛtiv sins Moro’z daṃjñ xit, pentñ ɖ formr juj az a pro-ćôs, anti-gun tretr t ɖer far-rît cōz.

Bolsonaro dnaid eni roñduwñ in a ramḅlñ spīć in ẃć h clemd h wz ɖ victim v a p’liticl cnspiṛsi. “Pǎrfl ppl hv rizn p agnst m. Ɖs z a riaḷti. Ɖs z ɖ truʈ. I’m fîtñ agnst ɖ sistm – agnst ɖ istabliśr [síc],” h clemd.

“W r, in ɖ fiğṛtiv sns, gwñ t gt śot in ɖ fes lodz. Bt w wl flfil ǎr miśn,” Bolsonaro vaud.

Bt clemz invstgetrz hd îdnṭfaid ɖ prezidnt’s sun az part v ɖ alejd fec-nyz netwrc – smʈñ p’liticl foz hv loñ sspctd – promtd freś cōlz fr ɖ prezidnt’s impićmnt n riinforst growñ dǎts ovr ẃɖr ɖ rîtwñ popylist wd cmplit hiz for-yir trm.

“Ɖ guvnmnt z crumḅlñ,” sd Eliane Cantanhêde, a p’liticl comntetr fr ɖ cnsrvtiv Estado de São Paulo nyzpepr.

“I wd’nt bet on an impićmnt – îɖr fr or agnst,” ś add, pôntñ t rluctns amñ sm poḷtiśnz t impīć a ʈrd prezidnt in les ɖn ʈri decedz. “Bt it’s olso hard t imajin Bolsonaro mcñ it ʈru nirli ʈri mor yirz in ɖ mdst v ɖs ceos. It’s a riyl picl.”

Marcelo Freixo, a left-wñ congresmn, sd h wd tec līgl ax́n t bloc Ramagem’z apôntmnt.

“Bolsonaro wonts t cntrol ɖ fedṛl p’līs … bcz h dz’nt wont ɖ fedṛl p’līs t advans in its invstgeśnz rletd t hiz sunz. Ɖr’z no dǎt abt it,” Freixo clemd. “Bolsonaro z pṛtctñ hiz ćildṛn.”

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