Within the early months of the pandemic, the federal government shut down complete sectors of the economic system and began paying the wages of an enormous proportion of Brits. Some labored from residence, juggling homeschooling their youngsters and determining how you can use Zoom. Others risked their well being to journey to work. In the meantime Huge Tech and outsourcing firms raked in cash by way of authorities contracts.
What can we be taught from moments when the predictable guidelines of financial life are suspended? Who wins and who loses in these factors of disaster? And has the pandemic pushed us into a brand new type of capitalism?
Ayeisha is joined by Sahil Dutta and Nick Taylor, lecturers in political economic system at Goldsmiths College to debate their new e book “Unprecedented? How Covid-19 revealed the politics of our economic system”
- Discover out extra about Sahil and Nick’s work right here.
- Additional studying on the care disaster and coronavirus by Emma Dowling right here.