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Imagining a New Moral Political Economy in the Wake of COVID-19

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While the fraying of our current moral political economy is a longstanding phenomenon, COVID-19 has highlighted the fissures in societies around the world.

The United States' experience with the pandemic – an experience riddled with partisanship, misinformation, miscommunication, inaction, and mistrust – has been especially outrageous and, in large part, due to the political, social, and economic divisions within society.

What does COVID mean for the future of our moral political economy? In what ways has it cleared our vision? What questions does it raise? If there exists an opportunity for innovation of the United States' moral political economy during the pandemic, will the United States rise to the occasion?

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