They have marvelously combined welfarism and individual responsibility. What matters is not the ideological coloration of government or its size, but its quality, Fareed Zakaria, a CNN host with a Ph.D. from Harvard, says. He argues for “a competent, well-functioning, trusted state.” America must learn “not big or small, but good government.” The Financial Times was once a cheerleader of global capitalism. Now it argues that “many rich societies” do not honor “a social contract that benefits everyone.” So, the neoliberalism of decades past must yield to “radical reforms.” Governments “will have to accept a more active role in the economy. They must see public services as investments. … Redistribution will again be on the agenda; the privileges of the … wealthy in question.” Now is the time for “basic income and wealth taxes.”  Read “Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World”. []