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The coronavirus is changing our definition of good leadership

In this April 18, 2020 article for┬áThe Hill, author Austa Somvichian-Clausen looks at how our definition of good leadership is being redefined by the performances of various country leaders. New York University professor of sociology Kathleen Gersen says that we must be careful about generalizing the performance of male vs. female national and global leaders, […]

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Projections on how COVID-19 will reorder our societies

In this March issue of The Politico Magazine, we read some expert predictions on how our societies will be transformed by COVID-19. From this article, it is the opportunity for change is apparent. The author, however cautions: such societal transformation can go both ways. It can either lead us toward a sustainable, nurturing, and life-giving future, or […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic is also a threat to traditional politics

As the number of individuals infected with SARS-COV-2 increase, citizen trust in politicians continue to fall. For author Matthew Flinders, the coronavirus puts additional pressure on political institutions as citizens live in constant anxiety and narratives of impending doom are continuously repeated. In a crisis fatigue, the public begin to question the ability of their […]