Will COVID-19 Be the End of the Global Citizen?
Calzada, I. (2020), Will Covid-19 be the end of the global citizen? Apolitical. Retrieved from: https://apolitical.co/en/solution_article/will-covid-19-be-the-end-of-the-global-citizen DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.11942.27208/1.
3 Pages Posted: 20 Mar 2020
Date Written: March 19, 2020
Over the last decades, globalisation has led to a new class of global citizens. While the access to this global citizenship is still not spread evenly, many have enjoyed the freedom to move, work, and travel with no limits. However, this cosmopolitan globalisation rhetoric of a borderless world has been drastically slowed down by Covid-19. This pandemic has introduced a new level of uncertainty in global affairs and led many to question whether citizens will be able to continue enjoying the freedom of movement once the crisis is over.
Keywords: covid19, coronavirus, virus, pandemia, globalisation, algorithms, borders, nations, algorithmic nations, pandemic citizenship, data, social innovation, collective intelligence, dystopia, global citizens
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