Covid-19 lockdowns may lead to social unrest. They may also lead to social action.
"There will be vandalism.” That was a pull quote in today’s Hebrew media, following news that Israel is heading to a second Covid-19 lockdown. The remark referred to job loss and livelihoods. A Queen Mary University of London study shows that while social distancing measures and lockdowns curb the spread of the coronavirus, these procedures are boosting social unrest, too. So, how can we, as a society, make sure that social action triumphs over social unrest during this time?