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Remaking the Post-Pandemic World

Nothing could be worse than a return to normality.

Arundathi Roy, on the COVID-19 pandemic

Arundathi Roy questions the idea of returning to the “normality” of the pre-COVID social order. The pandemic exposed the oppressive, inequitable and exploitative nature of the world that we have accepted in the name of development and progress. If we drop this ideological baggage we can emerge from the pandemic ready to fight for a better world.

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