Op-Ed: “A Moment of Truth for the EU: A Proposal for a State Aid Solidarity Fund” by Alfonso Lamadrid de Pablo and José Luis Buendía
The Covid-19 outbreak is putting societies, institutions, companies, families and individuals to the test. Like all major crises, it is exposing our strengths and weaknesses, our contradictions and limitations. A common threat of unprecedented scale has revealed, once again, that our societies are capable of the very best and the very worst. Over the past few days, we have witnessed inspiring examples of empathy and solidarity, but also prejudice, frustration and tension. We have the chance to show we are up to the task. How we collectively choose to react to this crisis will define our future.
Like all major crises, the Covid-19 outbreak is also straining the European Union, bringing once again unresolved tensions between Member