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Remaking the Post-Pandemic World
Nothing could be worse than a return to normality.
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.
Learn more and take action:
- The Pandemic is a Portal. (external link, opens in new window) Arundathi Roy in The Financial Times
- Coronavirus capitalism and how to beat it. (external link, opens in new window) Naomi Klein for The Intercept
- Will the Coronavirus kill Capitalism? (external link, opens in new window) The Stream, Al Jazeera
Opening up to the fantastical wonders of futurity is the most powerful of political and critical strategies.