People are surrounded by a sea of white flags planted in memory of coronavirus victims in an art installation titled “In America how could this happen...” in Washington on December 1. Photo: AFP People are surrounded by a sea of white flags planted in memory of coronavirus victims in an art installation titled “In America how could this happen...” in Washington on December 1. Photo: AFP
People are surrounded by a sea of white flags planted in memory of coronavirus victims in an art installation titled “In America how could this happen...” in Washington on December 1. Photo: AFP
Frank S. Hong
Opinion

Opinion

Frank S. Hong

Coronavirus US: a society that puts the individual before public health lacks common sense

  • In China, the sense of community is strong, with people working collectively to fight an indiscriminate threat. But, in America, religious and personal freedoms loom large
  • A society that is losing 3,000 lives a day to Covid-19 lacks the intelligence grounded in the reality of life

People are surrounded by a sea of white flags planted in memory of coronavirus victims in an art installation titled “In America how could this happen...” in Washington on December 1. Photo: AFP People are surrounded by a sea of white flags planted in memory of coronavirus victims in an art installation titled “In America how could this happen...” in Washington on December 1. Photo: AFP
People are surrounded by a sea of white flags planted in memory of coronavirus victims in an art installation titled “In America how could this happen...” in Washington on December 1. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE
Frank S. Hong

Frank S. Hong

Frank Hong is a corporate lawyer and the founder of the Shanghai-based Cook Ding Institute. www.cookding.org