Max Fisher is a New York-based international reporter and columnist who has reported from five continents on conflict, diplomacy, social change and other topics. Matina Stevis-Gridneff contributed reporting from Brussels to his March 2 article, republished here with permission from The New York Times, as part of our licensing program. We welcome your comments below.
The next major flashpoint over coronavirus response has already provoked cries of tyranny and discrimination in Britain, protests in Denmark, digital disinformation in the United . . .