Populist leaders can be a liability. Their optimistic bias and complacency, ambiguity, and ignorance of science undermine crisis management and put all at risk.
The federal government has declared a state of emergency over COVID-19. Two public health scholars explain what that means.
While the Great Depression reduced inequality and closed the racial wealth gap, the Great Recession of 2009 did the opposite.
Joe Biden has taken control of the Democratic nomination with a string of big primary wins. The ongoing coronavirus epidemic is in part responsible, but the role of religion should not be overlooked.
New Zealand will spend NZ$12.1 billion – or 4% of its GDP – to support businesses, increase benefits for seniors and low-income families, pay people in self-isolation, and boost health care capacity.
Despite the delays caused by the coronavirus, China has the capability to at least comply with promises in the phase one trade deal with the US.
Accents differ depending on where we're from, even in the same country.
The contested province of Idlib has become a focus of the conflict, which has become increasingly violent and dangerous.
The assassination of the Iranian general could have lasting effects on energy markets. Which countries could benefit from it and which could be negatively affected?
Hispanic Americans make up just 4.3% of executive positions. They are 17% of the labor force, the largest of any racial minority group.
Canadian leaders have desperately tried to preserve the country's image of liberal humanitarianism at our border, but the reality is Canada's immigration history is built upon exclusion.
Deciphering the political and historical basis of climate denial in America, of which Trump is the worthy heir.
Iran's missile strikes on Iraqi bases in response to the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani have raised tensions between the U.S. and Iran. But war seems unlikely at this point.
December 25 is the least popular day to give birth in the US, Australia and New Zealand, and second only to Boxing Day on Dec. 26 in England, Wales and Ireland.
The United States may violate the World Trade Organisation rules if it punishes South Africa for adopting a new copyright bill, explain two US trade experts.
President Trump and Democrats recently agreed on a deal to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. A trade scholar explains what's new.
School officials can do a better job engaging families of color. Here are five ways for them to start.
Around the world, frustrations about growing inequality and inadequate responses to climate change are fuelling protests – and these are likely to grow bigger and more violent in the next year.
Digital transactions generate massive amounts of revenue and the Kenyan government wants to ensure that online traders pay their fair share of taxes.
As new vaping-related lung diseases continue to be identified, jurisdictions around the world might want to take a look at new vaping regulations in British Columbia, Canada.