So to the question ‘how will humanity’s collective household pay for Covid-19?’ my answer is neither to squeeze the poor, nor to squeeze the future by closing your eyes and believing in the magic of the money tree. Instead, I’d suggest you look out your old spade and hoe from the back of the garden shed. There’s work to be done.
People everywhere need to stand in solidarity with the people on the front lines, and right now the front lines are in Greece.
I want to speak today about a crisis that has gripped Europe, and the western democracies, over the last 30 years.
We might err, but we believe that in the night of the elections in January 2015 a symbolic “tipping point” has been reached in Greece…