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Corona Virus Diaries – Is Hungary becoming a Totalitarian Regime? 23 3 2020

Corona Virus Diaries – Is Hungary becoming a Totalitarian Regime? 23 3 2020

Coronavirus is not an excuse for politicians to do whatever they want. Welcome to the Corona Virus Diaries. This is an episode that could apply to many countries but today, I want to talk about Hungary. Prime Minister Viktor Orban brought a bill that can enable him to rule by decree for an unlimited period of time! These special powers would make it possible for Orban’s government to ‘suspend the application of certain laws’ and take extraordinary measures that could…

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Ian Bremmer: Global Coronavirus Crisis: Economic Impacts, Risks & Government Response | GZERO Media

Ian Bremmer: Global Coronavirus Crisis: Economic Impacts, Risks & Government Response | GZERO Media

Hi, everybody. Ian Bremmer here and we are into, well into week whatever you want to call it, of the coronavirus crisis. A few thoughts, first of all, as I look around the world, such a radical difference with where you have strong unified response and where you do not. I mean, for example, in Japan, where you didn’t have much in terms of official regulation closing down restaurants or workplaces or the rest. But what they did do, everyone…

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Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic: A Virtual Town Hall

Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic: A Virtual Town Hall

– Good evening everybody, my name is Gregg Gonsalves. I am an Assistant Professor at the Yale School of Public Health. Welcome this evening to our second town hall on the coronavirus pandemic. As you’ll see I’m standing in an empty studio at the Yale Broadcast Center. And all the panelists you’ll meet tonight are at home in their own apartment and in their own houses. In order to maintain social distancing which you’ll hear a lot about, spoken about…

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