Tag Archives: COVID-19

Coronavirus: Information, Misinformation, Disinformation and Outright Lies

In the Trump era, we urgently need to equip ourselves better for the basic requirements of contemporary truth management. Here is your guide for survival in a very contested field.

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Lebanon, COVID 19 and the Arrival of the IMF

Protesters in Lebanon have plenty of reason to bemoan the autocratic response of the government — and its inability to deal with the economic crisis.

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Trump Threatens China

Will Trump unleash a new trade war that could seriously impede the post-corona recovery?

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Kent State at 50: An America Even More Divided

Is it possible that U.S. society is more divided today than it used to be at the height of the anti-Vietnam war protests in the late 1960s?

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Next After COVID: A Computer Pandemic?

The coronavirus-induced shift to more digital life highlights a new source of significant worry: Computers are also very susceptible to infections by viruses.

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After COVID 19: Asian Countries and Investing in the US

COVID 19 will change trade relations among Asian countries themselves, as well as between the U.S. and Asia.

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The Death of Globalization? COVID 19 and the Nation-State

The temptation to forecast the end of globalization is large, but very premature.

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COVID 19 and the Marshall Plan Illusion

Why the Marshall Plan would be turned down by today’s European leaders.

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Time for China and the WHO to Fess Up

The Australian government’s proposal for an independent international enquiry on the COVID 19 crisis is a much-needed constructive initiative.

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The Saudis’ War in Yemen Is a Crime Against Humanity

For Saudi Arabia, which leads the Sunni Muslim world, to act as brutally as it has in Yemen is a gross violation of Islam and constitutes crimes against humanity.

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