Corruption Underlies Vaccine Hesitancy in Eastern Europe

Written by: Peter LaBelle A glance at world COVID vaccination rates reveals a curious pattern. As one would expect, the percentage of a given country which has been vaccinated largely correlates with its wealth, with the highest percentages of the population vaccinated in Europe, North America, and parts of East Asia; reasonably high levels of…

Omicron Will Further Destabilize Civil Society and Economy Worldwide

Written by: Ken Wang Since late 2019, the emergence of COVID-19 has changed much of global life. Although scientists still do not know where the virus originated, China was the first country that took a hit and Wuhan, the city where the first massive outbreak was reported, went into full lockdown overnight. In a matter…

The Global Gag Rule: American Partisanship Harming World Health

Written by: Dana Craig The United States takes pride in its role as a global leader; America‚Äôs foreign policy initiatives are often framed as vehicles to promote democracy worldwide. While these efforts are largely praised, the U.S. frequently fails to acknowledge any negative consequences of its ideologically-centered policies. Supplanting American values on countries with different…