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The political consequences of the pandemic

Season 4, Ep. 1

This podcast episode looks at the huge political consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and how its effects are still being felt at every level around the world today.

It explores how the pandemic affected the standing of global leadership organisations, as well as challenging previously held ideas about effective leaders and political systems.

It also looks at how the pandemic caused the downfall of the British Prime Minister and is still determining key UK government priorities, plus discusses ways in which the far-right exploited the chaos and confusion surrounding COVID-19 to recruit new followers.

It features Professor ‘Funmi Olonisakin, Professor Andrew Blick and Blyth Crawford, who are all based in the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy at King's College London.

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