This pandemic is running through this country like crap through a goose…..will it have an effect on the governing of the nation?
I had cover this a bit on In Saner Thought…….https://lobotero.com/2020/04/09/can-a-virus-save-a-struggling-nation/
Personally, I think it can change the system for the better….but that will depend on the citizens and their collective memories.
Several articles have covered this question as well…..
A big question about the coronavirus pandemic is how much change it will leave in its wake. Are we in the midst of a massive, potentially revolutionary transformation of society? Or are we experiencing an intense shock that will change our society in the short term but leave it fundamentally intact?
Economic historian Walter Scheidel explored the former category — revolutionary transformations — in his influential 2017 book, The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century. In that book, Scheidel identifies four classes of events — lethal pandemics, major wars, state failures, and revolutions — that reshape societies by flattening economic inequalities. Each of these events, in their own way, levels the playing field and paves the way for a new order.
AS it is now….millions unemployed and millions without any income….millions in hospitals that will owe billions for their care…..and then millions that seem to just not care and do all the wrong things……
The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is devastating the lives, cultures, mass psychologies, and economies of countries around the world. Here, I will not reproduce the damages it has inflicted in various countries. The news media are overflowing with such information. In this article, I will briefly outline the developing politico-economic effects, crises, and consequences of this pandemic.
The US government is being magnanimous…..giving each person 1200 dollars….and corporation millions or billions…..people are being given crumbs for their support of this country and corporations are given billions because of their greed.
Once again the government shows who is important.
The people should now have NO illusions to what type of government we have and who are the important members of that nation.
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