Andrew James Klassen

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern briefs the media about the coronavirus at the Parliament House in Wellington on April 27. (Mark Mitchell/AFP/Getty Images)

The covid-19 pandemic presents politicians and policymakers with the most serious public health crisis this century. Global leaders are working without a road map — and their responses often alternate between denial, panic and soothing yet disingenuous messages of reassurance.

This pandemic will pose a major legitimacy test — both for governments in power and for the very systems of governance on which they rely. A wide range of commentators — from Francis Fukuyama to Anne Applebaum to Gideon Rachman and Daron Acemoglu — have weighed in on whether government effectiveness in handling this epidemic will restore or undermine faith in democracy and democratic governance.…  Seguir leyendo »