The European Union’s collective debt deal provides it with the tools to repair the economic damage from COVID-19, and in so doing, it will add another hard-to-remove layer of bricks to the construction of a united Europe. But to repair the EU is not the same thing as to protect it from future threats.
The Coronavirus Pandemic: All of WPR’s Coverage
The coronavirus pandemic has thrown all of mass tourism’s ills into stark relief. As travel starts up again and places begin to reopen, this is a good time to pause and ask: Should business-as-usual be salvaged at any cost, or is there a chance to create a smaller, slower and more sustainable tourism model?
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa appears to be using COVID-19 restrictions as cover to suppress dissent, even as his administration mismanages response efforts. Unrest was mounting before the pandemic. Rather than focus on his regime’s failings, Mnangagwa seems intent on silencing its critics.