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Why Joe Biden’s America loves a lockdown

24 April 2020

9:24 PM

24 April 2020

9:24 PM

COVID-19, the Wuhan virus, is an epidemiological scourge — but it’s also a clarifying catalyst for American politics. The virus’s relevance for globalization has been widely noted: this disease of Chinese origin has exposed how incapable the de-industrialized West has become of providing its own masks, drugs, and ventilators.

It has highlighted the class divide that globalization produces within countries such as America as well.

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