We Haven’t ‘Learned the Lessons of COVID’ Until We Remake the Political Economy of Health
Bill of Health
SEPTEMBER 26, 2022
By Beatrice Adler-Bolton and Artie Vierkant. Over the course of the pandemic it has been popular to claim that we have “learned lessons from COVID,” as though this plague has spurred a revolution in how we treat illness, debility, and death under capitalism. Management consulting firm McKinsey, for example, writes that COVID has taught us that “infectious diseases are a whole-of-society issue.