Muhammad Souman Elah

Muhammad Souman Elah is pursuing his master's in theological studies from Harvard Divinity School. He completed his bachelor's in social sciences and liberal arts from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, while focusing on Political Science. His work has been published in The News on Sunday, the Daily Times, Global Village Space, and on He has a keen interest in the intermingling of politics, religion, and culture.

Neo-liberalism, Neo-Confucianism, and the Coronavirus: How China, the US, and Others Responded to the Pandemic

Written by Muhammad Souman Elah 11:47 am

Comparing neoliberalism, Neo-Confucianism, the states representing these ideological approaches and how they handled the pandemic, reveals that China as an authoritative Neo-Confucian state, has been more proficient in handling the virus than the neoliberal states. The author supports this argument by explaining how states like the US, the UK, Italy, Spain, and France have proven themselves incapable of handling the pandemic, while China has effectively limited the proliferation of the virus and ensured the safety of its citizens. The author argues that since the US focuses more on the distribution of power and less on administrative efficiency, it cannot react quickly to unpredictable circumstances.
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