A Case Study of Sloppy Research and Media Bias
I periodically criticize pro-statism stories and columns in outlets such as the New York Times and Washington Post. But I’ve only written one column specifically on the topic of whether the press is slanted. In that article, I pointed out that media bias rarely is based on lies. Even when stories are overtly misleading (as […]
World Cancer Day: COVID-19’s Impact on the Fight Against Cancer
Inequality is present in most aspects of life, but in the global fight against cancer the stark difference between industrialised countries and developing nations in their ability to diagnose and treat the disease, is a matter of life and death.
25 jours pour un Retweet, 12 pour une manifestation : en Russie, les tribunaux prennent le relais de la répression
Les lieux de détention administrative sont débordés, au point que la justice recourt aux centres de rétention pour migrants.
House GOP Keeps Liz Cheney As No. 3 Leader, Stands By Marjorie Taylor Greene
House Republicans overwhelmingly rebuffed a rebellion by hard-right conservatives to toss Rep. Cheney over her vote last month to impeach Trump.
UK in ‘constructive’ talks with EU over Northern Ireland protocol
Michael Gove will meet European commission vice-president again next week amid demands for longer transition Michael Gove and the European commission vice-president, Maroš Šefčovic, are to meet in London next week after a “constructive” discussion over problems with application of the Northern Ireland protocol. On Wednesday, the UK asked for a two-year transition period on […]
Surrogacy reform is spreading in the rich world
While many poor countries are putting up obstacles
« Mob Rule », ou le gouvernement par l’émeute
L’ochlocratie, le pouvoir de la foule mobilisée par des démagogues, est, depuis l’origine, une hantise de la démocratie américaine, ravivée, le 6 janvier, par les émeutiers du Capitole, partisans de Donald Trump.
Will the Supreme Court Limit Tax Imperialism by Massachusetts?
On the rare occasions when I write about the Supreme Court, it’s usually to grouse that the Justices don’t defend the Constitution’s limits on the federal government. For example, the Court engaged in tortured reasoning to rule in favor of Obamacare even though there’s nothing in Article 1, Section 8, that gives Washington the power […]
Biden takes a fine-if-we-get it approach to bipartisanship
Joe Biden was eager to meet with Republican senators Monday to discuss Covid relief legislation. But the show of bipartisanship is likely to be just that — a show. Advisers to the president say they are mindful of getting bogged down in talks with Republicans, whose offer didn’t even meet the president halfway on his […]
Ursula von der Leyen : « La stratégie de vaccination européenne est la bonne »
La présidente de la Commission européenne reconnaît que « l’Europe est partie plus tard » que d’autres pays, mais maintient que c’était la meilleure décision face aux enjeux d’une vaccination de masse.
UK Covid live: some care home staff still waiting for vaccine, says minister, as all residents in England offered first jab
Latest updates: government says it has hit target of offering all care home residents in England a first jab Two London clinics mistakenly offer Covid jab to young people UK Covid patients dying needlessly over unfounded ventilator fears Covid could cost children £350bn in earnings from lost learning, says IFS NHS has offered Covid jab […]
Trump stocks new PAC with tens of millions as he bids to retain control of GOP
Former President Donald Trump amassed $31.2 million in his new political operation by the end of 2020, giving him a powerful tool to keep the Republican Party in his grip as he left office. Save America, a leadership PAC created in the aftermath of the 2020 election, is set to play a key role in […]
Cyclotrons – What are They and Where Can you Find Them
Cyclotron – it sounds like a character from a science fiction film. It’s actually a particle accelerator, a machine that uses electromagnetic fields to propel charged particles to very high speeds and energies, used to produce radioisotopes for a type of medical drugs called radiopharmaceuticals, which diagnose and treat cancer.
Messaging services are providing a more private internet
This has advantages—and risks