By Hilal Elver   SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA – The year 2020 was unforgettable for all of us, and tragic for many. No one had

By Sarah Hawkes & Kent Buse   LONDON – “Is my lipstick protecting me against COVID-19?” ranks as one of the more intriguing

By Michele Barry and Geeta Rao Gupta STANFORD – One in four. That’s the proportion of American women who are considering downshifting

By James K. Galbraith   AUSTIN – In a recent essay on Samantha Power, President Joe Biden’s new administrator of the United

By M. Niaz Asadullah & Mishkatur Rahman   KUALA LUMPUR – As Bangladesh turns 50 this year, the country has much to celebrate.

By Precious Matsoso, Paulo Buss & Leigh Kamore Haynes   CAPE TOWN/RIO DE JANEIRO/BRUSSELS – The World Health Organization’s

By Mark Lowcock & Raj Shah   NEW YORK – When the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, Afghanistan had only 300 ventilators

By Michele Goodwin and Gregory Shaffer IRVINE, CALIFORNIA – The COVID-19 pandemic continues to reveal shocking underlying

By Palitha Abeykoon, Maha El Rabbat & David Nabarro   GENEVA – As special envoys on COVID-19 for the director-general of the

By Maxwell Gomera   KIGALI – As many as 150 million people globally, roughly the combined population of Canada, France, and the