Wed, Apr 29, 2020

Coronavirus has exposed the United States’ own political virus

Well before COVID-19 upended the world, another kind of virulence was seizing the United States by the throat—a lethal strain of division and dysfunction infecting the nation’s body politic. Though US economic indicators had been climbing to new heights, the public perceived the danger in political indicators tumbling to alarming new lows.

Beyond COVID-19 by John Raidt

Coronavirus Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Apr 16, 2020

Scenario pluralism, fragmentation, and resilience in the COVID-19 era

Nobody actually knows what the world will look like after the COVID-19 crisis. But that does not diminish the value of attempting some kind of strategic foresight.

Beyond COVID-19 by Nicholas Dungan

Coronavirus Resilience & Society
gtc police officers stand guard at a toll station of an expressway in Wuhan

Thu, Apr 9, 2020

Pandemic may replace the nation-state: But with what?

Ultimately, while the world responds to COVID-19, a key question for world leaders is whether 2020 be the year that COVID-19 re-empowered national sovereignty—or is it the year that nation-states proved ineffective in responding to the pandemic, and citizens from around the world opted instead for something different that spans geography?

Beyond COVID-19 by David Bray, PhD

Coronavirus Politics & Diplomacy