Will this crisis offer a momentum for the – non-nostalgic – revival of what is the essence of Social Democratic, Socialist and progressive policies?
COVID-19 consequences may well accelerate the dynamics if not tip outright the balance from one international order to another one.
The most terrible health emergency since WWII will leave deep scars, on people, on the economy, but most of all on the intellectual myths on which the EU has been built.
The corona virus will be the greatest test to our values and will force us to make clearer choices
We need to move away urgently from the dead-end of ‘progressive deglobalisation’ and its fatal embrace of nationalism.
Globalisation is not going away, and this poses a serious challenge to progressives. Part of the problem is that the concept itself is still widely misunderstood.