The whipsaw turmoil of the last month is difficult to accurately quantify. As we come into an atypically sunny and warm April — in Europe at least — It feels like we are living at a point in time that future generations will look back on and wonder how the hell we all got through it.
Economic, political, monetary, medical, systemic: the decisions authorities have made and are making now will be scrutinised for years to come.
And as I write this the UK Prime Minister is just out of intensive care. 83,401 people have succumbed to the virus sweeping the globe, a figure which will be far higher by the time you read this.
Once the world comes out the other side of this horror show, we may all be suffering a kind of collective post-traumatic stress disorder from seeing institutions crumble in the face of such intense pressures. Read More...