Shahar Hameiri By: Shahar Hameiri
Associate Professor of International Politics
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07 May 2020 : On taking risks

This is a brilliant piece on COVID-19 and risk:

'It’s easy to turn on the tap of fear as a motivational force, and much harder to switch it off in the absence of concrete reassurance. But the Government could have foreseen that we would need to resume more normal activity before any medical breakthrough could reduce the risk of Covid-19 to zero. Why did they not use the language of risk to communicate their policies, and the thinking behind them?'

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