Grounded aeroplanes in Malaysia. Covid-19 has impacted travel around the world, but as Kishore Mahbubabi writes, the genie of globalisation cannot be put back in the bottle. Photo: AFP
Kishore Mahbubani
Opinion

Opinion

On Reflection by Kishore Mahbubani

Coronavirus is telling us to be a citizen of our country – and our world

  • The disease has shaken the human species to the core, but we must grasp the metaphysical messages it is sending
  • To survive in the short term, we need national solidarity – but to survive in the long term, we need global solidarity
Grounded aeroplanes in Malaysia. Covid-19 has impacted travel around the world, but as Kishore Mahbubabi writes, the genie of globalisation cannot be put back in the bottle. Photo: AFP
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