If what you’re reading seems too good to be true, it probably is.
Appropriating slogans associated with other causes creates false equivalencies and causes confusion.
Canada’s ‘us against them’ COVID-19 strategy is amplifying social division, creating major psychosocial impacts, and has resulted in a significant decrease in trust toward authorities.
The so-called freedom convoy has torn off the protective tissue on what it means to “be a Canadian” to expose an ugly truth.
GoFundMe claims it won’t fund campaigns that promote hate or misinformation. So why is it backing the so-called freedom convoy that’s currently causing so much incendiary disruption in Ottawa?
A legal scholar explains what the ruling means for other vaccine mandates and the government’s ability to protect public health.
Conversations and debates about vaccine mandates will continue well into next year as policy-makers balance individual freedom and public well-being.
The key requirement of any mandate should be that a vaccination certificate be produced for access to high-risk spaces where harm to others could occur.
For a leader with something of a fetish about having things under control, Scott Morrison is in a painful place. Just now, it seems, very little is controllable.
Emotive claims, like COVID vaccination being unethical or coercive, are more likely to be shared on social media. But we can fight back.
Public health experts know that schools are likely sites for the spread of disease, and laws tying school attendance to vaccination go back to the 1800s.
Victoria has mandated COVID vaccinations for an estimated 1.25 million workers. Employment law expert Giuseppe Carabetta explains the legalities.
People tend to stick with their stated beliefs. But here’s how external forces like vaccine mandates can push people to do something they don’t want to do – and provide some face-saving cover.
If staff enforce the rules, they risk harassment and lost tips. But if they overlook unsafe behaviour, they risk further COVID transmission.
Plenty of groups are offering religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccine mandates, but their legal basis isn’t as rock-solid as that might suggest.
Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination in Nigeria cannot be by oral proclamation, but must be based on legislation or regulation on public health and safety.
People who forge their own vaccine cards, or buy forged cards, are already facing legal problems, including criminal charges.
Do you actually need compulsory vaccination at your workplace? And if you do, as a last resort, how do you make mandates fair?
Research shows Australians are broadly supportive of vaccine mandates. But to appear legitimate, a mandate needs to serve clearly articulated public health goals and be proportionate.
There are only limited circumstances where workplace vaccine mandates are likely to be found legally justifiable.