Tag: russia

Energy

Governments and companies have built the global energy system around natural gas almost without a second thought. In a crisis, natural gas is just as variable as renewables. The current price trajectory is the result of supply moderating… Read More

Cold War

A Pacific war, sparked by Taiwan, would be a bloody cataclysm, and no one would be well served by it. Australia doesn’t have to choose. On Sep 16th, 2021 Australia effectively chose. Following years of sharply deteriorating relations… Read More

Politics

Biden is unlikely to overreach in the Middle East. But as Kissinger could tell him, it would also be a mistake for him to turn his back on it. That KJU (Kim Jong Un) was not present is… Read More

Vaccine

This is the world’s first human DNA vaccine against Covid-19. Advantages and drawbacks of the vaccine. Companies and rich nations are creating a deadly Covid-19 vaccine protection racket. Profiteering from vaccine inequity: a crime against humanity? Herd immunity… Read More

History

Krachtig uitspreken tegen vergelijkingen tussen de situatie rond de coronacrisis en de Holocaust.  Why do we remember the past and not the future? What does it really mean to say that time passes? Seniors spent the most time… Read More

Fake News

She warned people about the dangers of taking ivermectin and the impact that shortages could have on animals. How misinformation created a run on animal medicine. This pattern and practice of misbehavior suggests that Amazon is either unwilling… Read More

Data

A study of over 5 million people vaccinated with 2 doses has found that a small minority of people remain at risk of Covid-19 hospitalisation and death.  More than 80% of the refugees in Jordanian camps now use… Read More

Disasters

The key to disaster response is ensuring the public does not feel fear. The myth of panic. Air pollution is the greatest external threat to human health on the planet. By far the greater killer than smoking, car… Read More

Election Day

What does an election mean in Russia? Why Trump still has so many supporters at a time when the coronavirus epidemic is raging. Watching fellow Chinese intellectuals double down on their support for former U.S. President Donald Trump…. Read More

Pandemic

Factory farms of disease: how industrial chicken production is breeding the next pandemic. How kids can hope with Covid-19 draws on the daily realities of millions of children. For many, the pandemic continues to disrupt their education, recreation,… Read More

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