There's no going back to normal after COVID-19, partly because our pre-pandemic world was anything but normal.
Whether it's health-care workers, kids in school or people running errands, Canadians need face masks during COVID-19. There's no reason they shouldn't be made here at home.
Donald Trump has been a populist president. Understanding populism's roots in the US and elsewhere is essential for addressing its rise and threat to democracy.
While Trump's nominee to join the Fed favors returning to the gold standard, an economist explains why the US and the rest of the world abandoned it in the first place.
Candidates from both the right and the left use the escalator as a metaphor for the economic perils – and perks – of upward social mobility.
When manufacturing jobs disappear, what are the best ways to help unemployed workers?
Surviving COVID-19 means reconsidering what type of world we want to build and live in, together. We can no longer feign being a democracy that is not democratic.
The allure of novel goods was so strong that it triggered 1,000 years of trade and interactions among people from different places, but there were limits on globalization then that no longer exist,
This week, our experts are looking at the major trends in post-crisis globalisation.
A recent Lowy COVIDpoll has the Australian public disappointed in America and China's response to the coronavirus crisis
The coronavirus is accelerating the deglobalization process. Here's why that's happening and what it means for the post-pandemic future.
After years of neoliberal policies eroding the tax base to pay for high schools, mandatory online learning curriculum from classrooms could be the next international money-maker.
Wuhan, China, the epicentre of the 2019-nCoV outbreak, is now under lockdown. What does that mean for its 11 million citizens, and for the rest of the world?
Trust in our global food supply chains remains a concern. For the foreseeable future, much of Canada’s food fraud remains hidden in plain sight, sitting right there on our grocery store shelves.
Brexit represented British voters' desire to reclaim more control over their economic future, but some worry the cost will be some of the prosperity gained from globalization.
What can we do as individuals to help save the planet? Acting locally is satisfying because we can see the results, but a geographer argues that large-scale solutions often make the most difference.
Growing fears of a US conflict with Iran show why the kind of unilateral sanctions the Trump administration imposed last year don't work.
Globalization is making it harder to identify and trace outbreaks of foodborne illness. Technology can help, but consumers may also have to rethink their food choices.
The humble zipper has some profound things to tell us about innovation, competitive advantage and international trade.
Despite increasing globalization, foreign language programs in US colleges have become less common. A foreign language expert says America needs to step up its efforts to turn things around.