Age of Awareness
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For a civilisation so great to sequence the complete genome of the new Coronavirus so quickly, it is a shame observing how its economic and political institutions are enhancing the ability of the virus to disrupt our society. Photo: The complete genome of the COVID-19 virus as mapped by the Institut Pasteur.

It appears that the new Coronavirus enters our most crucial organs through an enzyme called ACE2. This article addresses instead how the virus enters our society and is put in the best conditions to destroy it.

A minuscule creature has unforgivingly exposed two fundamental weaknesses of the Western world: our political and economic systems. It has done so with a more potent, unabashed voice than the flotilla of commentators, pundits, or…

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Luca Silipo

Luca Silipo

I am an economist and author dedicated to finding applicable solutions to achieve social sustainability while preserving economic growth.