COVID-19: A Political Perspective2020-05-26T13:59:12+03:00

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  • COVID-19
  • COVID-19: A Political Perspective

With the ongoing pandemic of COVID-19, new research and analysis emerges on a daily basis.

What is the impact on social sciences? How will global politics look like post-pandemic? And what are the current challenges?

The DA Team recommends various articles for reading on the pandemic, split up in different categories.

This section acts as a useful repository of various articles and other media published elsewhere.

All sources are listed in each respective post.

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Why this crisis is a turning point in history

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The era of peak globalisation is over. For those of us not on the front line, clearing the mind and thinking how to live in an altered world is the task at hand.

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Coronavirus crisis: Major economic and financial consequences | openDemocracy

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Beyond the immediate emergency, a radical change in European policies is needed. European fiscal policy should be based on a large common budget and greater autonomy for national governments.

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Mike Davis on Coronavirus: “In a Plague Year”

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As coronavirus spreads rapidly around the world, outpacing our capacity for testing, let alone treatment, the long-anticipated monster is finally at the door. And with global capitalism so impotent in the face of this biological crisis, our demands must be for properly international public-health infrastructure.

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MR Online | Coronavirus: A disaster of capitalism’s making

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From the beginning, medical experts were clear that they simply did not know how bad or otherwise the virus was, yet many non-experts seemed to have an opinion.

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Arundhati Roy: ‘The pandemic is a portal’ | Free to read  | Financial Times

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Even while the virus proliferates, who could not be thrilled by the swell of birdsong in cities, peacocks dancing at traffic crossings and the silence in the skies?

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Why the coronavirus presents a global political danger

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The outbreak of coronavirus has become more than a deadly epidemic. It is also a canvas on to which people’s deepest fears and prejudices are being projected

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Coronavirus pandemic in the EU – Fundamental Rights Implications – Bulletin 1 | European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights

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These reports constitute background material for a comparative report for the project “Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak in the EU – fundamental rights implications”.

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A ceasefire is necessary to protect Yemen from coronavirus | UNDP

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Watching the invisible tsunami crashing through countries, and creating a global health crisis and economic catastrophe, we are preparing for landfall in Yemen, already one of the most fragile countries on earth

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What’s in the New Coronavirus Ceasefire Talk in Myanmar’s Ethnic Conflict? – The Diplomat

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Within Myanmar, individual armed ethnic groups, including the Karen National Union and the Chin National Front, have called for a ceasefire of this sort

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