Why did the COVID-19 pandemic spread so quickly among the most developed nations in the world? The COVID-19 pandemic has been the most disruptive infection outbreak of the 21st century. The pandemic started in Wuhan, China, in late 2019 and by early

The COVID-19 crisis has led to severe economic disruptions, knocking energy markets off balance, especially the electricity sector. Up to now, the energy sector has seen the steady growth of renewables- both globally and within the US- while the power

Empowerment, a word that is both full of promises and threatening. Yet empowering young minds to realize their potential is an essential component of individual wellbeing. It is also essential for the wellbeing of societies, according to the Global Solutions Recoupling

This article begins by reviewing the EU-28 Member States' public debt, focusing on debt-to-GDP ratios above 60 percent of GDP in 2018. The next step is to analyze the increase in the government debt-to-GDP ratio between 20o8 and 2018 in

Globalization has led to the rapid development of industries, nations, and economies worldwide. Countries have become so interconnected and reliant on each other for trade, manufacturing, and procurement that issues starting in one nation may end up causing major economic

Book Reviews: The End of October by Lawrence Wright, published April 28, 2020, by Knopf (400 pages) ; The Cover Up by Oscar Sparrow, published September 19, 2019, by Gallo Romano Media (107 pages, free on coronavirus lockdown) These pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a disruptive new normal for everyone through shelter-in-place orders and social distancing guidelines. But for the billions of urban poor, these guidelines aren’t just burdensome; they’re essentially impossible. Social distancing is a critically important response to

Globalization is no longer limited to questions of economic, financial, and trade policy but has become an existential issue affecting all areas of social and political life. New global threats like international terrorism, the financial and refugee crises, climate change,

Since 2015, when the world signed onto the 2030 Agenda and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations has been invested in a supportive role in achieving the SDGs by 2030. It does this by (1) collecting data,

What do courage and the future of public transportation have in common? Well, the coronavirus public health crisis has had a radical impact on our daily lives. It has come as an unexpected shock, but many believe it could become

A much-welcome visitor slithered across my property on the clifftop the other day - a magnificent 3 meter-long Diamond Python, native to our area, non-venomous and complete with at least two distinctive 'bumps', suggesting it had recently enjoyed "lunch'' of

How Using Transparency, Empathy and Planning Can Create Better Personal and Business Strategies During this Time of Crisis.  You’ve probably been thinking to yourself, “So, now what?” Or perhaps you’ve been so busy over the last few weeks you’ve hardly had

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