08 April 2020

Will COVID-19 shake America out of complacency to avoid future catastrophes?


ANALYSIS/OPINION:Is there a silver lining to the disruption caused by the COVID-19 virus? Observers note a variety of possible gains, from long-term lower oil prices to improved air quality, from weakened extremist movements to a loosening of unneeded regulations. But these possible benefits pale next to the truly big one: Shaking Americans out of their complacency and opening their minds to the potential of catastrophe. A worldwide virus that has changed nearly everyone’s routine and disrupted [...]