World Health Organization

second wave

Europe’s ‘second wave’ has fizzled out

September 4, 2020 9:19 am

New cases are now declining in Germany, and Sweden, and remaining flat in Italy, Ireland and Belgium

vaccine nationalism

In defense of vaccine nationalism

September 2, 2020 1:47 pm

The more ruthless the competition the better

taiwan

Save Taiwan

August 4, 2020 11:25 am

After Hong Kong, China has its eyes on another prize

mcmaster

How Britain can tame China

July 23, 2020 9:18 am

The UK has a critical role to play in countering aggression

face mask

Why I will wear a face mask

July 16, 2020 12:00 pm

This is where the crux of the COVID debate rests: the individual vs society

protesters

The protesters have brought down the lockdown

June 11, 2020 3:58 pm

We’re not allowed to go to weddings or funerals, but it’s perfectly acceptable to attend mass rallies

jacinda ardern woman

Is the Great Woman Theory of coronavirus leadership true?

June 5, 2020 2:33 pm

Other factors better explain which countries are totally girlbossing the virus

who world health organization

Trump severs ties with World Health Organization

May 29, 2020 3:33 pm

‘China has total control over the World Health Organization despite paying only $40 million per year’

taiwan

Taiwan’s balancing act is becoming ever more precarious

May 22, 2020 2:57 pm

China has not ruled out taking back Taiwan by military force if necessary

china

Let’s blame China

May 22, 2020 1:25 pm

Much of the western media is behaving like a subsidiary of the Chinese Communist party

useful idiots

Xi’s useful idiots against free speech

May 20, 2020 9:50 am

Free-thinking people everywhere should condemn those among us who facilitate China’s lies

globalization

EDITORIAL: A new balance

May 18, 2020 3:03 pm

America must deploy an industrial policy to strike a better balance between globalization and the national interest

cold

Could having a cold protect against COVID?

May 15, 2020 8:24 am

Immunity from other influenza viruses helped protect the population during the outbreak of swine flu

ma jian

Ma Jian: China’s regime is ‘stronger than ever’

May 11, 2020 3:05 pm

The dissident author Ma Jian on China after the virus

taiwan

President Trump’s support for Taiwan is welcome

May 11, 2020 12:18 pm

The US government has done more than most to enhance ties with Taipei

pangolins WHO

WHO ate all the pangolins?

May 8, 2020 12:43 pm

The World Health Organizations tacit defense of Traditional Chinese Medicine

beijing australian

Beijing’s biotech bullies

May 5, 2020 11:05 am

Australian politicians need to stop being so naive and wise up about the threat posed by the Chinese Communist party

chen wen chinese

Chinese diplomat’s COVID-19 PR exercise backfires

April 25, 2020 11:33 am

‘I think this kind of disinformation is very dangerous, I think in a sense it is like a political virus’

new york times WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Why is the New York Times shilling for the World Health Organization?

April 17, 2020 5:06 am

The Times feels more loyalty to failing global institutions than to the Americans who buy its newspapers

recovery

Trump walks the recovery tightrope

April 16, 2020 6:21 pm

Good cop, bad cop...then back to work?

homeland security

What a leaked Homeland Security report tells us about coronavirus

April 16, 2020 8:29 am

Could COVID be more prevalent — but less deadly — than we initially thought?

cash

The cashless lobby is cashing in on the COVID-19 crisis

April 15, 2020 3:22 pm

What does evidence matter when you have a multi-million payments industry to promote?

ibuprofen

Is it dangerous to take ibuprofen?

April 14, 2020 9:28 am

There is some suggestion that the anti-inflammatory properties of ibuprofen may — in some people — affect the immune system

elite wisdom

The thin facade of authority

April 13, 2020 5:45 pm

Humility is key to learning, but it is found more easily from a wealth of diverse existential experiences on the margins

jimmy fallon celebrities

Why we love to hate celebrities

April 6, 2020 9:10 pm

‘One World: Together at Home’ is a weirdly complacent name