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A national-liberal virus

Jean-François BAYART

Covid-19 is a stunning illustration of the apparently antithetical triangle of factors that has shaped the destiny of our planet since the end of the eighteenth century. By all accounts, Covid-19 is a national-liberal virus. And the dissipation of the national-liberal mirage – which has blinded us like deer in the headlights – is a precondition for ending this nightmare.