Coronavirus Lockdown – are we heading for a great depression?
with James Meadway26th March 2020
Covid-19 is the most serious crisis human civilisation has faced since the Second World War. It’s a global emergency that will change every aspect of our society. Life will go on but not as we know it. In the first of a new series of podcasts, Coronavirus Lockdown, Zoe Williams and Luke Cooper talk to economist James Meadway about the extraordinary economic impact of a virus that is closing down the global economy. How must the government respond? What will the capitalism that emerges from all this look like? And has the time come for an entirely new economic order?
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