U.S.

January, 2021

  • 6 January

    An Expert on Political Violence Reflects on Events at the US Capitol

    Once you engage in political violence, it becomes easier to do it again. But if there’s an effective state response to these events, then it can help strengthen those institutions.

  • 6 January

    President Trump’s Term Ends on Jan. 20 – The Constitution is Clear

    Whether he likes it or not, Trump’s term as president will end Jan. 20. What happens next is yet unknown, but at least that much is certain.

  • 2 January

    How to Outsmart Your COVID-19 Fears and Boost Your Mood in 2021

    After a daunting year, and with more challenges ahead in 2021, upgrading your approach to emotions can be a drug-free mood booster.

December, 2020

  • 19 December

    Why Retired Generals Rarely Lead the Pentagon

    Founders of the United States believed that generals’ influence over how armies are used must always be subordinate to those officials directly accountable to the people.

  • 15 December

    COVID-19 Vaccine: A Doctor Answers 5 Questions

    Experts say that despite 95% efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines, approximately 5% of people receiving the vaccination may still become infected.

  • 3 December

    Farmers are Depleting the Ogallala Aquifer with Govt. Support

    Four decades of federal, state and local conservation efforts have mainly targeted individual farmers, providing ways for them to voluntarily reduce water use or adopt more water-efficient technologies. While these initiatives are important, they haven’t stemmed the aquifer’s decline.

  • 2 December

    Should Tech Startups Move Back to New York City?

    The short answer is yes. With Amazon being pushed out last year, the market is still there, and the community has been more supportive than ever. Plus, there are plenty of affordable lofts available.

November, 2020

  • 25 November

    How Biden and Kerry Could Rebuild America’s Global Climate Leadership

    Strengthening cooperation and partnerships with like-minded countries will be critical to bring about a transition to cleaner energy as well as sustainability in agriculture, forestry, water and other sectors of the global economy.

  • 24 November

    Republicans Didn’t Lose Big in 2020

    In the 2021 legislative season, Republicans will have unified control of 20 of the 28 legislatures that retain mapmaking responsibility. Democrats will control just seven.

  • 24 November

    Why the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine is Now a Global Game-changer

    The Oxford vaccine, based on a viral vector, is also cheaper (around US$4) than Pfizer and Moderna’s mRNA vaccines – around US$20 and $33, respectively. AstraZeneca has made a “no profit pledge”.