Designing a politics for tomorrow

Learning to live well with extreme weather and disease As media moguls lead the charge in mounting pressure to lift the lockdown, the discourse has shifted from the war-like rhetoric of defeating covid-19 to learning to live with covid-19 instead. Government ministers are becoming divided into ‘hawks’ and ‘doves’ depending on their views as to whether we end or maintain lockdown respectively. Yet all the while there seems to be a longing for some semblance of normality. We keep hearing the new normal to be on the horizon. Regardless of the difference of opinions as to what this means, few would disagree on one thing;…