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Mihir S Sharma 



Mihir S Sharma

The pandemic, its economic consequences, and the nature of the response it imposes upon us will upend societies and politics across the world. That much is certain; but how they will shift are, as yet, not clear. Or it is better to say it is uncertain: The changes, and whether they are for the better or worse, depends crucially on whether we are aware of the dangers.

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First Published: Fri, March 27 2020. 23:06 IST

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