Consigning the problem to ‘the other’ – China’s regime and culture – has just bred negligence and hubris in the West, writes Bai Tongdong. Illustration: Craig Stephens
Bai Tongdong
Opinion

Opinion

Bai Tongdong

For the coronavirus-stricken West, blaming China is a dangerous waste of time

Consigning the problem to the Chinese regime and culture – ‘the other’ – has just bred negligence and hubris in the West, which contributed to delays in containing the outbreak and wasted the precious head start China won with its draconian lockdowns

Consigning the problem to ‘the other’ – China’s regime and culture – has just bred negligence and hubris in the West, writes Bai Tongdong. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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