A collective solution to Covid-19 and climate change | Letters

A collective solution to Covid-19 and climate change | Letters Only through state intervention can we fight the twin crises of coronavirus and the heating planetCapitalist orthodoxies fail in the face of “a crisis that can only be endured and resolved by rediscovering the virtues of collectivism and solidarity”, writes Andrew Rawnsley (Comment). Precisely, and this is why a similar approach is needed to confront the climate emergency – and why rightwing governments will fail to do so unless they adopt a leftwing approach that does not prioritise market and profit and instead sees the merits of massive state intervention. And the coronavirus crisis rather pointedly undermines Philip Cerny’s remark… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/29/letters-collective-solution-to-covid-19-and-climate-change