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  • 10
    May

    2021

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    Feminist Perspectives on the Response to COVID 19

    Governmental responses to the Covid 19 pandemic—in the United States, the United Kingdom, and elsewhere—have been deeply inequitable. People of color and people living in low-income households and neighborhoods...

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  • 7
    May

    2021

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    Naïve or Necessary? Empathy for Outgroups in...

    The Covid-19 pandemic represents a profound challenge for all of mankind. A year after the first outbreak was discovered, deaths directly caused by the virus surpassed 2.5 million, and that number was...

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  • 8
    Apr

    2021

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    Martian helicopter, Martian atmosphere, Martian...

    Wallace Arthur, author of The Biological Universe, examines the link between the flight of the Mars helicopter Ingenuity and the possible existence of past life on the red planet....

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  • 28
    Jan

    2021

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    Pandemic Opportunities

    There is no question that COVID-19 has brought tremendous suffering around the globe. We have lost over one million humans to the pandemic. Some who have been infected have long-lasting and devastating...

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  • 19
    Jan

    2021

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    The Economic Slump of Covid-19 in Historical...

    The world economy is experiencing, because of the Covid-crisis and the associated lockdowns, its worst slump in peacetime since the great depression of the 1930s. A look at the main economic dislocations...

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  • 11
    Jan

    2021

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    Co-creation: A new recipe for public governance?

    For more than 30 years, the public sector has focused on delivering public services more efficiently. Rationalization efforts, productivity campaigns and spending cuts have replaced the postwar expansion...

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  • 7
    Jan

    2021

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    Covid 19 and Competent Government

    The importance of competent government is perhaps the most important of the many painful lessons that are being learned during the pandemic. The significant variation in death rates across the globe illustrates...

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  • 4
    Dec

    2020

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    The Nature of Polities in the Developing World

    When faced with phenomena that we find difficult to understand, we often turn to the past. Our understanding of the latter enables us to frame and dissect the events unfolding before us. I am a political...

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