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World Affairs Council: World as Family

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Even before COVID-19, the world’s people were pulling apart from each other. Now, as the pandemic drags on, our differences are even more obvious as people focus on taking care of their own, feeling estranged, fearful and suspicious. Turning inward is an understandable response to the heartaches of 21st century life. Today’s encore edition of World Affairs asks: is more isolation really what the world needs right now?