4 min read.Updated: 29 Dec 2021, 07:54 PM ISTGREG IP, The Wall Street Journal
Polarized ideology robs leaders, voters of the flexibility needed to cope with the unexpected
Every year the World Economic Forum asks business, political and thought leaders to rank the biggest risks in the coming year. At the start of 2020, infectious disease didn’t make the list. Covid-19 became the most disruptive pandemic in a century. At the start of this year, inflation didn’t make the list either. It’s now the most vexing problem in the U.S. economy.