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With protests taking place against asylum seekers, and being the eternal optimist that I am, let’s try and fully address this whole thing about “first safe country” and why it has no basis in either law or reality, along with a couple of other things.
How the failures of the 1919 Versailles Peace Treaty set the stage for today’s anti-racist uprisings.7 min read
The racism that is now the target of protest across the globe is rooted in the decisions made 100 years ago by white men from powerful countries who believed maintaining their dominance was more important than seeking peace through justice.
GDP figures for the second quarter of 2020 are slowly rolling in and the impact the coronavirus has had on economies around the world is fairly catastrophic.
There is speculation about whether a population can achieve some sort of immunity to the virus with as little as 20% infected. What do we really know so far?
People are more receptive to a caring tone than fighting talk.
Politicians should have acted faster and more decisively, survey data from four countries show.
Countries aiming to flatten the coronavirus curve have one crucial aim: reduce the “effective reproduction number” of the virus to below 1. This means the spread is slowing, rather than accelerating.