How to tame the tech giants – Adrian Pabst writes in the New Statesman

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the limits of the dominant postwar ideologies. Liberals continue to champion the spread of liberty and greater global technocracy, while populist and authoritarian rulers – from the US to Brazil, eastern Europe, Russia and China – pursue nationalist retreat and isolation.

Adrian Pabst writing in the New Statesman on 12 August 2020 explores the idea that Covid has accelerated changes that have been decades in the making, bringing about the end of utopian politics and its dystopian consequences.