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Episode 1154

The global virus.

Apr 1 2020

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Andrew Liu

Between Wuhan and the world: Notes on the global virus.

Historian Andrew Liu traces the Covid-19 pandemic along the routes and faultlines of the global market - from the political uses of Sinophobia in the US (and Asia), to the conspicuous nature of pangolin consumption, and the deep social consequences of capitalism unleashed on a system with nothing to provide but profit for the rich.

Andrew wrote the article “Chinese Virus,” World Market for n+1.