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Thursday January 27, 2022
John Feffer

  • November 13, 2021

    In rising waters

    The domestic-international gap in perceptions is not quite as large on climate change as it was on the pandemic back in 2020. For instance, 39...

  • November 01, 2021

    An allegory

    The commentary about Squid Game has emphasized the economic precariousness in which so many Koreans live. Household debt in South Korea is over 100...

  • October 19, 2021

    Hiding wealth

    One of the virtues of globalization, from the perspective of a corporation, is the ability to move operations from one jurisdiction to another to...

  • October 08, 2021

    Timely reforms

    The time for modest reforms is long past. A radical cut in carbon emissions can’t be accomplished simply by banning drinking straws, ramping up...

  • August 21, 2021

    Climate crisis

    In Asia, the primary impact of climate change is on the monsoon cycle. Essentially, areas that traditionally get a lot of rain will get even more...

  • August 19, 2021

    Anti-vaxxers and Covid-19

    You’d think that the whole world could unite against a deadly virus. Covid-19 has already sickened over 200 million people around the world and...

  • December 21, 2020

    America’s denialism

    The presidential election wasn’t close. Joe Biden won the popular vote by more than 7 million votes, which translates to a margin of 4.5 percent....

  • October 28, 2020

    A pandemic pivot

    If the current pandemic is a test of the global emergency response system, the international community is flunking big time.It has done just about...

  • July 09, 2020

    Global health emergency

    If the United States had quick-thinking and efficient leadership, the pandemic would have infected about 100,000 people and killed only a couple...

  • June 10, 2020

    The descent of America

    Complaints about American decline have been commonplace since at least the Vietnam War era. In the late 1980s, declinism experienced an upsurge with...