It's the end of politics as we know it

By Julian Cribb
January 13 2022 - 6:25pm
Politicians are increasingly grappling with phenomena beyond their limited expertise - if they're paying attention at all. Picture: Shutterstock

Paralysis. Atrophy. Inertia. Perplexity. These terms describe the state of mind of governments around the world, grappling with an existential crisis they do not understand and whose course they appear impotent to change.