Sep 17, 2021 - 9 min
The first step is to acknowledge the failures of organisation of society and the economy. "COVID-19 is taking an X-ray of the body politic, exposing the fractures and pathologies of the societies it is sweeping through — the inequalities, poor working conditions in so many jobs, underfunded public services, institutional weaknesses, and lack of access for so many people to parks or to unpolluted air to breathe. It is a brutal snapshot of the vast need for "building". University of Cambridge public policy professor, Diane Coyle, opines in the Financial Times.