The Lonely Century on CBC Radio, The Sunday Magazine

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We were already well into ‘The Lonely Century’… and then the pandemic hit.

Economist Noreena Hertz had only just finished writing her new book, “The Lonely Century: How to Restore Human Connection in a World That’s Pulling Apart”, when the WHO declared a pandemic, and sent us all home. She speaks with Piya Chattopadhyay about how this last year has deepened our global crisis of loneliness, what we must do to come together again, and the deep political, economic and personal consequences if we don’t.