New laws might force Chinese companies out of American stock markets. But this isn’t just a Trumpian power play. Serious issues with transparency and a military threat to global stability underpin the move.
The ability to have fully-fleshed interactions with others, through a digital system that democratizes the relations between producer and consumer, would revolutionize modern society. Lockdowns like this would be a lot more bearable. But it may also fundamentally reshape the way that we organize ourselves.