Coronavirus and the Failure of Big Government, Part V
I wrote a four-part series last year about coronavirus and big government (here, here, here, and here), so it goes without saying that the first two lines of this tweet deserve some sort of accuracy award for hitting the nail on the head. But the sentiment expressed in the last line of the tweet also […]
Mary Trump: My Uncle ‘Enjoyed Every Second’ Of Capitol Riot
“He is a physical coward but he’s perfectly happy when other people commit violence on his behalf,” said Donald Trump’s niece.
GOP freshman lawmakers splinter over Trump
The House GOP’s high-profile freshman class is fracturing less than two weeks into the new Congress, and it’s all over one man: Donald Trump. Trump’s failed gambit to overturn the election — and the deadly Capitol riots that followed — forced the newest House Republicans to take some of the toughest and most consequential votes […]
White Christian Radicalization Is A Violent Threat
There was a distinctly Christian nationalist presence at the U.S. Capitol riot. Some leaders are trying to publicly reject it — but others are staying silent.
Who Should Pay When Government Fails?
Early last decade, a former Prime Minister of Iceland was brought before a special tribunal to determine whether he was legally responsible for his nation’s 2008 economic downturn. As you might imagine, I had mixed emotions about that story. On one hand, I don’t like politicians and I viscerally like the idea of holding them […]
Ten Observations about Trump and the GOP
Since I’m a policy wonk, I rarely play the role of political pundit other than biennial election predictions. But I’m getting a lot of requests to comment about Trump, especially in light of the recent protest/riot/insurrection and the ongoing political fallout (impeachment, etc). So here are 10 observations (full disclosure: I didn’t vote for Trump […]
New National Centre to Boost Sri Lanka’s Defence against Vector-Borne Diseases
Emerging and re-emerging diseases transmitted by vectors – most commonly, mosquitoes – pose growing threats to the people and livestock of Sri Lanka.
The expulsion of Donald Trump marks a watershed for Facebook and Twitter
Assailed from both right and left, the social-media giants will face ever closer scrutiny
Coronavirus latest: UK’s Johnson promises 24-hour vaccine operation ‘as soon as we can’
Read Liz Cheney’s full statement in support of Trump’s impeachment
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), the third-highest ranking Republican leader in the House, announced Tuesday that she’ll vote to impeach President Donald Trump for his role in inciting a deadly insurrection at the Capitol last week. You can read Cheney’s original statement here, or view the full text below. "On January 6, 2021 a violent mob […]
UK coronavirus live: Priti Patel insists ‘rules are clear’; 1,243 more deaths recorded, second highest daily toll
Latest updates: home secretary declines to say why this lockdown not as tough as March; only day with higher deaths reported was last Friday Army helicopters may need to evacuate Isle of White Covid patients Minister admits ‘stay local’ rules open to interpretation Family of 25-year-old victim plead with people to follow rules How well […]
Virtual Cancer Control Assessment in Senegal by IAEA and Partners
Saliou Tall, Director of the Idrissa Pouye de Grand Yoff Hospital in Dakar, holds his camera up to an MRI scanner, takes a picture, and presses send. Halfway across the world, the phone of an international cancer control expert pings.
Congress Can Expel Members Who Supported Riot
Lawmakers have booted their colleagues several times in the past.