Global Economy 2.0
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Global Economy 2.0
Businesses and governments across the world will have to face up to a new normal when they emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic
Venky Vembu

Playwright and political activist George Bernard Shaw famously noted that newspapers of his time had seemingly lost their ability to distinguish between a bicycle accident and the collapse of a civilisation. A similar affliction is manifest in contemporary times, and its influence extends beyond the media world. The nocturnal fulminations of frothing-at-the-mouth television anchors, and the hourly outrages we witness on social media forums, have so deadened our capacity to discriminate that even the imminent prospect of a pandemic-induced collapse of a civilisation leaves us cold.


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March 28, 2020