Martin Wolf, the FT’s chief economics commentator, warns that growing inequality and the hollowing out of a thriving middle class — trends exacerbated by coronavirus — risk undermining constitutional democracy and bring the danger of plutocracy and social and economic dysfunction. How can the citizens of western democracies act together to ensure that democracy itself has a future?
MODERATOR AND SPEAKERS
Sir Paul Collier
Professor of Economics and Public Policy
Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford