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Eliminating coronavirus will be expensive and difficult – But here’s why it’s preferable to suppression.6 min read
The UK seems to be following a suppression strategy, having eased control measures in recent weeks. However, suppression tactics aren’t appropriate for dangerous diseases – and in the long term prove just as expensive.
The extent of the current economic malaise has much deeper roots than the coronavirus pandemic. Coronavirus is not the root cause of our economic problems, merely its catalyst.
We all think we want equality, but in reality it is often fairness that is more important to us.
The way richer nations respond to the coronavirus crash will have significant economic ramifications for countries dependent on remittances.
Being made redundant reduces a person’s life satisfaction by about 20% – and this psychological scarring can even remain after getting another job.
So much on Covid-19, and why I think it has become a metaphor for China’s economic development conundrum. Forceful but brittle, secretive, and controlling governance.