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Opinion: “Twin Guardians of Civilizations”

February 2, 2021 • Ming Xia (夏明) & Weigang Qiu (秋明)
The twin ideals of Democracy and Science have been century-long rallying cries for generations of Chinese intellectuals. The 1919 May 4th Movement called for the arrival of Mr. Democracy (德先生) and Mr. Science (赛先生) in China, then ravaged by tyranny, ob …

Opinion: “Are We Immune to The Suffering of Children Now?”

February 2, 2021 • Dr Fionola Meredith
All children need to be loved. But there’s one other vital thing they must receive, if they are to grow up healthy and happy. A sense of safety. Children need to believe that they are secure and protected: safe, in other words. They need order, predict …

Opinion: “George Floyd “Narrated His Death,” Says Attorney at International Inquiry”

January 28, 2021 • Marjorie Cohn
George Floyd, who was publicly tortured and lynched by Minneapolis police officers on May 25, 2020, narrated his own death, legendary civil rights lawyer Benjamin Crump told the International Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racist Police Violence Aga …

Opinion: “A Great Moment For Science”

January 25, 2021 • Dr. William Haseltine
For the first time in history, a scientist now sits on the Cabinet of the United States. The move by the Biden administration to elevate the US Office of Science and Technology Policy to a Cabinet-level agency and to welcome its head of office, the Pre …

Opinion: “Australian Trickledown Economics”

January 21, 2021 • Christian Brown
  In response to the Covid-19 pandemic and economic downturn, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced a policy of Trickle-Down economics and Keynesian economics, of Business tax cuts and tax cuts for the wealthy to drive employment growth and economic …

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