How the pandemic is exposing global social divides

May 12, 2020, 07:57 AM
In this week's episode, the Coronomics panel discuss Hong Kong's reopening, lockdown confusion in the UK, the American unemployment nightmare, and the growing divides between northern and southern Italy.

With Silvia Sciorilli Borrelli in Rome, former Italian Correspondent for Politico; Jennifer Creery in Hong Kong, Managing Editor of the Hong Kong Free Press; Nick Gillespie in New York, Editor at Large for Reason magazine.

Presented by Kate Andrews.

Read the articles discussed in the episode here:
Italy: https://www.ft.com/content/6c2ad256-9452-4480-9d98-2444b07675d4?shareType=nongift
Hong Kong: https://asiatimes.com/2020/05/hk-to-relax-social-distancing-rules-from-friday/
USA: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-terrible-jobs-report-gets-worse-the-more-you-read-it/