Talking Points

April 29th, 2020 Epidemiologists must persuade people to upend their lives even when there’s scant evidence that they’re directly at risk, notes an article by Charles Duhigg in The New Yorker. In the US, Seattle got it right. New York did not. “Being...

April 29th, 2020 While limitation of rights may occur in the public interest in the context of a pandemic, the SA government's plans forcibly to isolate people who test positive for COVID-19 in government camps, even if they have the means to self-isolate, have...

April 15th, 2020 Ever since the Covid-19 outbreak started, there have been calls, especially from US politicians, for China to be held legally accountable for the enormous costs of the pandemic. Is that even possible? writes Vanshaj Jain, a Rhodes Scholar at the...
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