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The data on global coronavirus-related trade and job losses is grim, but the worst is yet to come

Memories of the pain and harm done by the US-China trade war and six months of street violence across Hong Kong may not have faded, but they have, in the past three months, been overwhelmed by the coronavirus, and the unremitting angst that this invisible enemy has caused in communities worldwide.So it is not good news that the worst is yet to come, and might not be done with us until well into 2021.We are only now beginning to sense the scale of the economic harm being inflicted in the fight…

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The US topped a 2019 pandemic preparedness index. So why wasn’t it ready for Covid-19?

Who could have imagined that the Cold War could morph into a “cool war” and now a Covid-19 war? The Cold War was fought between the United States and the former Soviet Union, ending with the latter’s dissolution. The cool war between the US and China is still going on over trade. As for the Covid-19 war, it is not about fighting each other, but protecting each country’s citizens against a coronavirus that does not distinguish between borders and political beliefs.   History will judge how, in…

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Our Trust in Science Is Complicated

In an era of big research, having confidence in scientists, individually or collectively, involves trade-offs

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