To address COVID-19, it has become clear to the whole world that the Chinese model of testing strick social distancing is a must and that a full “lockdown” of the economy cannot be avoided - with only “essential” activities maintained.

The new coronavirus started in China last year and after three months of suffering, the Chinese have managed to finally bring it under control. Now China is again looking outside and turning into a leader in the global response to

The “Italian model” for fighting the coronavirus is a simple three-step plan based on scientific evidence and the experience of China: (1) slow down the spread of the virus with quarantine measures locking down the economy; (2) during the lockdown,

On Sunday 15 March, in a TV studio without an audience, the two Democratic candidates for president Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders faced off. In deference to the looming COVID-19 crisis, they stood far away from each other and instead

In the social madness of the last few days, there is no shortage of people who ironize about Greta Thunberg, who nevertheless carried on her global strike for the climate online. Someone less informed might ask what happened to the

On Feb. 26, 2020, Colorado lawmakers voted to pass a bill which will repeal Colorado’s death penalty. The bill is now awaiting a signature from the Governor of Colorado, Jared Polis. Consequently, Colorado will be the 22nd state to repeal

Can digital life save us from the fear and anxieties of COVID-19, especially when we are put in quarantine, like the Chinese were, like the Italians are today? The digital economy will undoubtedly get a boost from COVID-19 - just

France Establishes Pension Reforms On Feb. 29, 2020, President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron's pension reform legislation was passed in parliament. By enacting article 49 paragraph 3 of the French constitution, Prime Minister Édouard Philippe has bypassed the routine voting

UN biodiversity talks taking place under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), held in Rome at the FAO Headquarters from 24 to 29 February 2020, provided the first opportunity for countries to discuss a draft biodiversity plan published in January. The

We are almost precisely 100 years from the worst influenza outbreak in history.   The 1918-1919 influenza pandemic, considered the first global pandemic, killed anywhere from 50-100 million people in two waves, the first less devastating than the second. The

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern for a new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the Hubei Province of China in January 2020. WHO has said that the virus is really likely to spread to

On Tuesday, The U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to bar a lawsuit prosecuting a border patrol agent that was standing on U.S. soil when he fatally shot a teenager on Mexican soil in 2010. The incident occurred June, 7, 2010, when

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