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This Pandemic Will Lead to Social Revolutions

As the coronavirus sweeps the world, it hits the poor much harder than the better off.

One consequence will be social unrest, even revolutions.

  • Andreas Kluth
  • Bloomberg

The most misleading cliche about the coronavirus is that it treats us all the same.

It doesn’t, neither medically nor economically, socially or psychologically.

In particular, Covid-19 exacerbates preexisting conditions of inequality wherever it arrives.

Before long, this will cause social turmoil, up to and including uprisings and revolutions.

Social unrest had already been increasing around the world before SARS-CoV-2 began its…

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