The Shifting Perspective of the Financial Times

May 22, 2020

On April 3, the highly traditionalist Financial Times expressed its vision of this curious moment in history in an editorial that bore the title, “Virus lays bare the frailty of the social contract.” Its subtitle reads: “Radical reforms are required to forge a society that will work for...

After the Pandemic, Will There Be a New Status Quo?

April 07, 2020

Yesterday, The Daily Devil’s Dictionary highlighted the battle that is beginning to shape up in the media and in political circles around whether a return to a real or imaginary pre-pandemic status quo is possible. Most commentators in the West understand that the status quo they refer to...

Can a Cuban Become the Next US President?

April 03, 2020

Among the various thinkers, pundits, armchair philosophers and public commentators on what the world and our civilization will look life when our quarantined domestic life and social distancing are no longer required by law, the financial press and some of the popular media routinely turn for...