Borisova Alexandra
Новые `симптомы` системного кризиса в США через призму борьбы с COVID-19 // Анализ и прогноз. Журнал ИМЭМО РАН : сетевой журнал. 2020. № 2. С. 30-41. DOI 10.20542/afij-2020-2-30-41. URL: https://www.afjournal.ru/index.php?page_id=266 (дата обращения: 15.10.2020).
Publication Type:


ISSN 2713-170X

DOI: 10.20542/afij-2020-2-30-41

Throughout the entire period of D. J. Trump's presidency, the United States has been experiencing an unfolding systemic crisis at all levels of its political process organization. It includes a conflict between the government and American society, between US business and political elites, between the President and the legislature, between Democratic and Republican parties, and even among citizens supporting two diametrically opposed “Americas”. A new round of the systemic crisis marked the beginning of 2020. The crisis expressed in an unexpected combination of oil prices reduction - a blow to shale companies, due to the withdrawal of Saudi Arabia and Russia from the ‘OPEC +’ agreement and the outbreak of coronavirus infection (COVID-19), which paralyzed the world economy, but more importantly, raised theoretical existential questions that seemed to have been resolved long ago. What is the role of the State and social contract in the modern world? To what extent should it interfere in the life of citizens? What political system is most effective in its response to a crisis? Where the jurisdiction of the federal government ends and the authority of regional powers begins? Will there be a return to socialism within the framework of a Western democratic system and liberal values, or the authoritarian model will take its place as the most effective in solving the crisis, and also as a way to effectively manage society in peacetime. And most importantly, whether civilian support for this trend is a temporary phenomenon related to the shock and confusion that usually accompany a crisis, or is it a natural “rollback” after a long-term globalization and liberalization trend of the last thirty years? The article explores current situation with coronavirus respond in the United States, trying to predict its social, political and economic aftermaths. The author shows how rapidly the political life is changing on the Capitol Hill, using as an example a complicated decision-making process about CARES Act - the most undemocratic in the US modern history.


Keywords: USA | coronavirus | COVID-19 | CARES Act | systemic crisis | political decision-making process | D. Trump | federalism | forecasting studies |

Russian Science Citation Index



OTHER PUBLICATIONS ON THIS TOPIC

Kirichenko Elina
Economic Policy Formation: Decision Making Process

Borisova Alexandra
Человек в американских теориях принятия политических решений [Текст] / А.Р. Борисова // Вестник Пермского университета. Серия: Политология. – 2017. – № 3. – С. 25–40.

Portansky Alexey
Игра по правилам или право сильного. Что ждет мировую торговлю? // Мир перемен. 2021. № 2. С. 70-83. DOI 10.51905/2073-3038_2021_2_70.

Rovinskaya Tatiana
Механизмы участия средств массовой информации в экологической политике / Т.Л. Ровинская // Политическая наука. – 2010. – № 2. – С. 177–202.

Afontsev Sergey
Transforming Research Results into Policy Advice: Political Economy Perspective

Terskikh Mikhail
COVID-19 Pandemic: The Vietnam Experience. Yugo-Vostochnaya Aziya: aktual'nyye problemy razvitiya, 2022, T. 1, No 1 (54). Pp. 206–214.

Kirichenko Elina
Экономическая программа администрации Трампа: перспективы и ограничители [Текст] / Э.В. Кириченко // Международная экономика. – 2017. – № 8. – С. 32-44.

Kondrat’ev Vladimir
Коронавирус и горная промышленность // Горная промышленность. 2020. № 5. С. 10-18. DOI 10.30686/1609-9192-2020-3-98-104.

Klinova Marina
The role of State in France Economy: test for Coronavirus

Volodin Andrey , Chudodeev A.
Donald Trump: back to the future

Volkov Aleksei , Aleksandrov M.
Шведская экономика в период коронавируса: показатели и прогнозы // Мировое и национальное хозяйство : электронный журнал. 2021. № 1 (54). URL: https://mirec.mgimo.ru/2021/2021-01/shvedskaya-ehkonomika-v-period-koronakrizisa (дата обращения: 24.06.2021).

Nevskaya Anastasia
Analysts or Commentators? The EU Think Tanks on Sanctioning Russia

Frolov Alexander
Коронавирус форматирует проблемы безопасности // Вестник РМАТ. 2020. № 4. С. 9-17.

Prokhorenko Irina
Autonomous Communities of Spain in the Political Space of the European Union / Prohorenko I.L.

Shlikhter Alexey
Регулирование и финансирование в США социальных программ в формате федеративных отношений [Текст] / А. А. Шлихтер // Общество и экономика. – 2019. – № 1. – С. 104-121. DOI: 10.31857/S020736760003833-5.

Baranovsky Vladimir , Kobrinskaya Irina, Utkin Sergey, Frumkin Boris
The Method of Situation Analysis of International Relations as A Forecasting Tool Under Conditions of Transforming World Order

Strezhneva Marina
European Union in political management of global finance.

Rogozhina Natalia
COVID-19 in Indonesia
Related publications


Comments (0)

No comments

Add comment







First news
Institute News
21/02/2024

On February 21, 2024, at 14:30 in the Academician Inozemtsev conference hall a meeting of the Scientific-Theoretical Seminar of the Center for Comparative Socio-Economic and Political Studies on the topic "Science, Religion, Society in the Dynamics of the Modern World" will be held.

more...

21/02/2024

The 4th issue for 2023 of the journal “Russia and the New State of Eurasia” has been published. The issue opens with the article on the impact of the Ukrainian crisis on the formation of the new world order. Much attention is also paid to other countries located in the European part of the post-Soviet space.

more...

Recently Published