This year’s dip in greenhouse gases will make the world no more likely to achieve the goal of slowing climate change.
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During the coronavirus pandemic, sizeable demonstrations have taken place in Belarus, Germany and the United States.
The swearing in of new citizens often makes news in the U.S., especially if it happens in unusual circumstances such as one party’s national convention. Much less reported are the many citizenship renunciations by Americans, and the travails leading up to these life decisions. ...
As COVID-19 spreads, so do mental health problems, especially among Gen Z and millennials. A lot of this had to do with uncertainty.
The pandemic is turning millennials into socialists. We must make them a better offer.
Once COVID-19 shots become available, there will be arguments about who gets them, and an even bigger battle with anti-vaxxers who refuse them.
If the Americans pulled soldiers out of the country, it would be another nail in the coffin of the West.
Europe’s nations were supposed to find a common identity and strength in unity. The pandemic has shown this to be a figment.
In Hungary and Poland — as in Israel and elsewhere — liberty suddenly seems cheap. Even in a pandemic, it shouldn’t be.