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Global Decentralization for Risk Mitigation and Security

Cite as:

Joseph Norman (2020). Global Decentralization for Risk Mitigation and Security. RESEARCHERS.ONE, https://www.researchers.one/article/2020-02-15.


The outbreak of a novel Coronavirus we are facing is poised to become a global pandemic if current approaches to stemming its spread prove to be insufficient. While we can't yet say what the ultimate impact of this event will be, this crisis and governments' responses to it reveal vulnerabilities and fragilities in the structure of our global socioeconomic milieux that will continue to produce cascading crises regardless of whether or not we are successful in preventing devastation from this particular pathogen. Here we discuss the implications and some strategic considerations.