Taking off the mask.
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A survey of US voters shows that – on their most important issue, COVID-19 – the US president fared particularly badly.
Those with different perspectives don’t have to butt heads.
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Talking with people who hold different political views doesn't have to be an exercise in futile rage. Here are some tips to help you peacefully and fruitfully discuss spicy topics.
Worth shouting about?
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There isn't much political capital in celebrating stock market gains if the real economy is still hurting.
The airline industry has been cancelling routes because of the traffic drop-off during the pandemic. That has an impact on organ transplants.
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As policymakers weigh financial aid for the airline industry, they have an opportunity to help make the US organ transplantation system more equitable at the same time.
History shows that governing parties lose support when jobs are lost.
Who will wait on the checkout line footprints and who will rage against them?
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Psychologists call these traits the 'Big Five': openness, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeableness and neuroticism. A researcher suggests your profile implies your response to social distancing.
The virus threatens our health both directly and indirectly, placing the future of global happiness in serious jeopardy.
The Prime Minister is banking on people forgetting about his latest scandal by the time the election rolls around. But a far more serious threat lies ahead.
President Trump is keen to get the US economy going agin.
Donald Trump's job approval ratings may be holding, but consumer confidence matters for his re-election prospects.
Chess websites abound for those interested in taking up the royal game.
Playing chess online offers a variety of ways for children to get good at the royal game, but it also comes with a few pitfalls. An expert in chess education provides some advice.
Johnson: a new voter base demands a new approach.
There is speculation over what the PM actually needs to do to hold on to his new voters.
Ju Wenjun, the reigning Women’s World Chess Champion, will defend her title against Aleksandra Goryachkina, of Russia this month. Photo from an earlier encounter in September 2019.
As the Women’s World Chess Championship takes place in China and Russia this month, Alexey Root, an expert on chess in education, weighs in on the benefits of having a separate championship for women.
The leadership insists the manifesto was not the problem in 2019 – but are they sure?
Tactical voting and shifting party allegiances mean the final week could change everything.
Things could have been quite different if Jeremy Corbyn swung more decisively to Remain or if Jo Swinson hadn't been in such a rush to the polls.
Eyes on the prize.
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On one hand, the Conservatives are experiencing a poll bounce. On the other, well, everything else.
Division among the opposition parties continues to play into Boris Johnson's hands.
Based on current trends, the UK could be heading for a hung parliament.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has his makeup applied during a commercial beak at recent the Maclean’s/Citytv leaders debate.
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Given entrenched characteristics of Canadian electoral politics, the 2019 election is unlikely to deal in any meaningful way with concrete solutions to the important problems of our times.
Boris Johnson, the UK prime minister, seems set on a course for a general election.
Findings over the past few months show the two main parties are in terrible shape ahead of this snap vote.