Exception, Amnesia, Norm

The silent construction of distrust in France since 9/11
By Pascal Cohet - Published 30 July 2021 12:41 GMT-0000
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In times of crisis, it would be ideal for the public to trust the government. The debates on the bill relating to the pandemic management, which must among other things establish a health pass, hihghlights that this confidence is long gone. Is this distrust specific to pandemic management, or does it result from a progressive destruction of trust by a way of drafting legislation which is characterized by an endemic cycle: exception/amnesia/norm.

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