Australians’ mental health has suffered terribly during COVID. They need to know what the plan is for a future pandemic.
After enduring a devastating wave of infections, deaths and lockdowns at the start of the pandemic, Italy is putting in place tougher anti-COVID measures, including a vaccine passport.
A fatherhood researcher argues that US work policies, income inequality, gender attitudes and health care all make it harder for dads to be highly engaged at home.
There are three measures for assessing whether public policy is successful, and the Coalition has been found wanting on all three. But there is one policy area that is an even bigger disaster.
Many aspects of American society, from language to sports to fashion, remain structured or separated by gender.
How to keep food prices down? Use technology to change the way we produce food and public policy to ensure there’s a fair price put on things like climate change, human labour and animal welfare.
Many governments, including the US, already collect and make public population statistics that could help them prepare for the next pandemic.
Professionalism has to start with ministers for it to stand any chance of being embedded throughout the public service.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how much modern societies are governed by statistics. Despite their objective appearance, these numbers gain their strength from very human relationships.
Rural communities are dynamic and complex. Imposing innovations that don’t speak to the needs of these communities will inhibit rural development.
Three principles are missing from Victoria’s approach: a recognition of global best practices, a breadth of expertise and an ability to look at the long-term consequences of its decisions.
The pandemic isn’t just a health disaster. It’s a disaster for cities and states, where the money to run government that normally comes in every year has evaporated. Congress may or may not help.
The challenge for the deepening of South Africa’s democracy is that the very existence of vanguardism prevents the realisation of empowered citizens.
We judge the competency of politicians by what they say and do. This creates perverse incentives for even competent politicians to refuse to admit mistakes.
Higher education can help empower students to take an active role in public safety. Here are several ways to do it.
Many governments say they are led by the science – so how do they come to such different conclusions?
We’re facing an arms race to build an artificial super-intelligence – this could be a disaster without government action.
Environmental charities are worried about speaking out about climate change during the upcoming federal campaign for fear Elections Canada will consider their activities as “partisan.”
Engineers know how and where to build to minimize earthquake damage. But laws don’t always reflect that wisdom. A new study suggests it’s because of a mismatch between risk perceptions and reality.
What was once imagined as a time of exploration and reinvention has become marked by financial and emotional strain.