Let the Great Transition Begin
Instead of aiming to restore that pre-2020 way of life, our leaders should set their sights on creating a different, better world-
World leaders will soon shift their attention from crisis response to pandemic recovery, and there will be strong pressure to return to the pre-pandemic “normal.”
Given the scale and shock of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is understandable that many leaders would seek a rapid return to the status quo ante. But now that vaccines have created a long-awaited opportunity to build anew, re-creating the conditions that led to the crises of 2020 would be a mistake.