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The Big Fail: What Covid revealed about a fractured America

The Big Fail: What Covid revealed about a fractured America

By: Bethany McLean 19 June 2024
The Covid Leviathan in Italy

The Covid Leviathan in Italy

By: Cristiano Codagnone 12 June 2024
How did school closures impact American children and teenagers?

How did school closures impact American children and teenagers?

By: Nat Malkus 5 June 2024
The United Nations system’s complicity in suspending human rights during the Covid response

The United Nations system’s complicity in suspending human rights during the Covid response

By: Thi Thuy Van Dinh 20 June 2024
Imposed lockdown in India - Rural-urban migration study - Deepanshu Mohan et al.,

Imposed lockdown in India - Rural-urban migration study - Deepanshu Mohan et al.,

By: Deepanshu Mohan, Hima Trisha, Jignesh Mistry et al. 10 April 2024
Social and Political impacts of Covid-19 in the context of illiberal welfare in Rwanda - Phil Clark

Social and Political impacts of Covid-19 in the context of illiberal welfare in Rwanda - Phil Clark

By: Phil Clark 10 April 2024
Episode 10 Governance - 10 Ways the Covid Response Harmed Society

Episode 10 Governance - 10 Ways the Covid Response Harmed Society

By: Kevin Bardosh 5 February 2024
Episode 9 Environment and Ecosystems - 10 Ways the Covid Response Harmed Society

Episode 9 Environment and Ecosystems - 10 Ways the Covid Response Harmed Society

By: Kevin Bardosh 24 January 2024
Episode 8 Community - 10 Ways the Covid Response Harmed Society

Episode 8 Community - 10 Ways the Covid Response Harmed Society

By: Kevin Bardosh 9 January 2024
Cracks emerge in the Covid inquiry consensus

Cracks emerge in the Covid inquiry consensus

Small cracks are emerging in the mainstream Covid consensus following three weeks of proceedings in Wales, which wrapped up this week.

By: Kevin Bardosh 16 March 2024
Why is the WHO calling critics ‘conspiracy theorists’?

Why is the WHO calling critics ‘conspiracy theorists’?

The organisation is trying to avoid scrutiny over its pandemic treaty.

By: Kevin Bardosh 26 January 2024
Don’t trust Davos on ‘Disease X’

Don’t trust Davos on ‘Disease X’

The WEF risks repeating Covid-era mistakes in future pandemics.

By: Kevin Bardosh 17 January 2024
Mass testing for bird flu risks repeating Covid mistakes

Mass testing for bird flu risks repeating Covid mistakes

The spread of bird flu in the United States raised alarm bells this week in the media..

By: Kevin Bardosh 14 June 2024
The WHO pandemic treaty: dead but not buried

The WHO pandemic treaty: dead but not buried

As the World Health Assembly began this week in Geneva..

By: Kevin Bardosh 28 May 2024
The World Health Organization’s Pandemic Treaty Ignores Covid Policy Mistakes

The World Health Organization’s Pandemic Treaty Ignores Covid Policy Mistakes

The World Health Organization is urging the U.S. and 193 other governments to commit next month to a new global treaty to prevent and manage future pandemics.

By: Jay Bhattacharya 30 April 2024
A tale of covid-era censorship from the front lines of economics

A tale of covid-era censorship from the front lines of economics

In March 2024, the journal Australian Economic Papers published our paper, “Hiding the Elephant: The tragedy of Covid policy and its economist apologists.” The paper was based on invited keynote conference presentations that each of us gave to the online Australian Conference of Economists held in July 2021, and a working-paper version had been published […]

By: Gigi Foster, Paul Frijters 11 April 2024
(RE)Constructing the missing COVID-19 UK impact assessment for 2020/21

(RE)Constructing the missing COVID-19 UK impact assessment for 2020/21

This document considers, in the widest sense, all the costs and benefits to the United Kingdom of the proposed policy.

By: Peter Grove 8 March 2024
Censorship is unacceptable in democracies - It also disqualifies the “We didn’t kn­ow” argument

Censorship is unacceptable in democracies - It also disqualifies the “We didn’t kn­ow” argument

I am a historian of communism and post-communism by trade

By: Muriel Blaive 8 February 2024
Daily Life in Post-Pandemic Senegal Series

Daily Life in Post-Pandemic Senegal Series

By: Mamadou Ndiaye 11 August 2023
The Children of Nowhere

The Children of Nowhere

By: Abeer Khan, Kunal Purohit 23 March 2023
CG FILM: Sex Workers in India: The Impact of Lockdowns

CG FILM: Sex Workers in India: The Impact of Lockdowns

By: Abeer Khan, Kunal Purohit 24 March 2022

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