The corona crisis demands international solidarity, not national egoism

In the wake of the crisis, many of the world's politicians are developing an extreme form of national selfishness, writes economist and author Stefan de Vylder.

Of: Stefan de Vylder

In 2015, Bill Gates gave a short fire speech about a danger that threatens humanity: “The next outbreak? We are not ready ”. He said that as a child he was most afraid of nuclear war. The parents hoarded canned food, and the children were ordered to go down to the basement if war broke out. "But today," Gates continued, "is a pandemic […]

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March 24, 2020, Guest chronicle