COVID-19: Conspiracy Theories and Lacklustre Global Responses

Simbo Olorunfemi • Aug 7 2020 • Articles

COVID-19 is a stark example of the lack of clear and effective joined-up thinking in the face of a truly global threat.

Opinion – Revisiting Paradiplomacy in the Context of COVID-19

Mariano Alvarez and Nahuel Oddone • Aug 5 2020 • Articles

If the local dimension is called to occupy a relevant space in the international arena, it will depend on the effort and creativity of local actors.

Opinion – Protest, Interrupted? Climate Activism During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Luis Hestres • Aug 4 2020 • Articles

Covid-19’s impact on climate activism is obvious. How can climate activists execute a mass mobilization-based strategy in a social distancing context?

Reframing Globalization: COVID-19 and 21st Century Institutional Retreat

Carlos Frederico Pereira da Silva Gama • Aug 4 2020 • Articles

Under the aegis of a transformational pandemic we are either on the verge of planetary transformation or in the throes of inept leaders.

COVID-19 and Tobacco Control

Luciana Borges and Henrique Menezes • Jul 26 2020 • Articles

There is a need for a renewed fight against tobacco prevalence as smoking nearly doubles the chances of patients developing complications and dying of Covid-19.

COVID-19: An Opportunity for the Cambodian Government to Earn Trust

Len Ang and Kimkong Heng • Jul 21 2020 • Articles

the CPP-led government should show a commitment to engage in reforms and look after it citizens beyond the established patronage networks.

COVID-19 and the Economic Crisis in Argentina

Priscila Palacio • Jul 21 2020 • Articles

Even under the scenario of a foreign debt agreement and the gradual normalization of the economic activity, the outlook for the Argentine economy for the second half of 2020 is gloomy.

Opinion – Cambodia’s COVID-19 Success, Economic Fallout and Image Crisis

Kimkong Heng • Jul 15 2020 • Articles

Building on its COVID-19 successes, Cambodia must reverse its democratic drift, restore ties with the US and its allies, and step up its foreign policy ambitions.

The Psychological Dimension of COVID-19 Disinformation

Aiden Hoyle • Jul 9 2020 • Articles

Better knowledge of precisely how disinformation erodes trust in states and institutions might point to reinforcing the psychological factor as a useful endeavor in enhancing resilience efforts.

Covid-19: Learning the Hard Way

Kan Li and and Cecilia Corsini • Jul 6 2020 • Articles

Governments, regardless of type, that recognized the magnitude of the threat at the early stages of the outbreak and enforced social isolation early, suffered from lower infection rates.

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