April 7, 2020
A New World
Post-Coronavirus Power Shifts
How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the global balance of power?
What will it take to restore international cooperation?
A new economy is being forged in crisis, as a world still recovering from the Great Recession grapples with a once-in-a-century pathogen. The global response—hampered by rising distrust in institutions—has exposed our vulnerabilities.
After early cover-ups, China successfully contained the virus in a “people’s war” that demonstrates the resilience of its governance model. Western democracies are struggling, for the most part, to emulate China’s apparent success.