A man wearing a hazmat suit and a mask holds a sign reading “The end is near – call grandma” at Times Square in New York on March 14. Photo: AFP A man wearing a hazmat suit and a mask holds a sign reading “The end is near – call grandma” at Times Square in New York on March 14. Photo: AFP
A man wearing a hazmat suit and a mask holds a sign reading “The end is near – call grandma” at Times Square in New York on March 14. Photo: AFP
Scott Anthony
Opinion

Opinion

Scott Anthony and Benjamin Choo

Will the coronavirus cost Trump a second term? Will it kill neoliberalism? Tread carefully when turning to history for answers

  • Because the world has changed so rapidly, we can only draw partial lessons from history
  • The present crisis could be best understood as a continuation of the global financial crisis of 2008. If the same remedies are applied, the future will not be pretty

A man wearing a hazmat suit and a mask holds a sign reading “The end is near – call grandma” at Times Square in New York on March 14. Photo: AFP A man wearing a hazmat suit and a mask holds a sign reading “The end is near – call grandma” at Times Square in New York on March 14. Photo: AFP
A man wearing a hazmat suit and a mask holds a sign reading “The end is near – call grandma” at Times Square in New York on March 14. Photo: AFP
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