Existential threats, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, have historically engendered intellectual paradigm shifts, and even systemic transformations in the economy and polity. This paper focuses on two inter-related phenomena: rising economic inequality and the diminution of liberal democracy, a feature common to both developed and developing countries set in the context of a ubiquitous and globalized capitalism. In the post-pandemic world, we need to harness the positive dimensions of the powerful capitalist system to lower i

pandemics, inequality, globalization, capitalism
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Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy (Online)

Murshed, S.M. (2020). Capitalism and COVID-19: Crisis at the Crossroads. Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy (Online), 26(3). doi:10.1515/peps-2020-0026