COVID-19 Will Have Profound Political & Cultural Impact ⋆ Dc Gazette

COVID-19 Will Have Profound Political & Cultural Impact

Long after the pandemic has receded, its long-term impact on our society and political life will continue. Just as plagues past have reshaped the trajectory of cities and civilizations, sometimes with fearsome morbidity, COVID-19 is already having a profoundly disruptive impact on our political future. Rather than uniting humanity against a common foe, the pandemic seems to be widening the internal political chasm between nations and within them. The battle, war, or crusade against the novel coronavirus has not to date reprised the London Blitz, Pearl Harbor, or the World Trade Center attack…