Latest MU DID blog reflects on inequality and solidarity in the context of a global pandemic

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 15:15

Blog author Niamh Rooney wonders: What will future generations read of solidarity in the time of COVID in the history books? Will the rich and powerful countries of the west journey confidently along the insular and individualistic road without shame or guilt? Will they navigate the back roads in an attempt to disguise their shameful actions with empty calls for and token acts of solidarity? Will the citizens of the west act as a global community and push for real solidarity, or retreat into the perceived shelter of individualism? Will pharmaceutical companies continue to place profit before people or will they come together to act justly and morally?

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