The State, Public Responses, and the Day After the Pandemic

An interesting longread by ISS alumnus Dr Daniel Chavez, fellow at the Transnational Institute (TNI), who specialises in left politics, state theory and public services.

He argues that the international media coverage and academic analyses have mainly focused on the magnitude of the COVID-19 crisis in the affluent societies of the North, in particular the European countries. The rather biased references to Europe, however, hide profound differences in the ways the crisis is affecting diverse countries and social sectors. This article examines the responses of the public sector to the pandemic in the European context and then suggests possible “lessons” for Latin America and other regions of the world.

Find the full text of the article The State, Public Responses, and the Day After the Pandemic here.