POLI & ECON

Ministers should not say “we are simply doing what scientists tell us” over coronavirus and be more open about the advice they have received, the incoming president of the Royal Society has told The Times. Sir Adrian...
America is getting a first-hand lesson in homeschooling during the COVID-19 lockdown. A new poll shows that a huge chunk of parents are likely to keep it up. An overwhelming number support school choice. And...
The pandemic has stripped millions of work, community, and hope. As local governments extend quarantine orders, urbanites like me are starting to wonder: what is the point of city life? This week marks just over two...
Should our future permit an occupation so frivolous, historians years from now will make a big mistake if they blame the nauseating plummet of global GDP in 2020 directly on a novel coronavirus. After all...
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen in the USA with 1·3 million cases and an estimated death toll of 80 684 as of May 12. States that were initially the hardest hit, such as New York...
While he acknowledged the difficulty of an extended period of separation for many Canadians with family in the U.S., Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stressed that travel restrictions at the border must be respected in order...
A new leadership style offers promise for a new era of global threats. Monday was a day of triumph for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Thanks to the efforts of the entire nation, she said, New Zealand...
The White House has repeatedly undermined leading US authorities on infectious diseases, the journal states A respected medical journal that has published trusted scientific research since the 1800s has taken the unprecedented step of telling Americans...
Olivia Walker hadn’t been able to see her fiance, Daryl Higgins, in person for more than seven weeks. Not since the border between Canada and the U.S. closed to all non-essential travel in mid-March as...
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has overturned the state's stay-at-home order, ruling it "unlawful" and "unenforceable" in a high-profile win for the state's Republican-led Legislature. In a 4-3 decision Wednesday, the court ruled that Democratic Gov. Tony...