China’s Mask Diplomacy Won’t Change the World Order

April 09, 2020

“We need the masks. We don’t want other people getting it,” was US President Donald Trump’s defiant justification for temporarily halting the export of N95 respirators to Canada and Latin America. The decision triggered an equally blunt response from the premier of Ontario, Doug Ford, who...

What the Coronavirus Says About Us

March 24, 2020

A crisis, according to self-help and leadership books, reveals much about a person’s character. The same can be said of a nation’s character. Since the latest pandemic began to spread out of China in 2020, countries responded in very different ways to the challenge. There was ingenuity,...

America’s Coronavirus: Containing the Outbreak of Trumpism

January 31, 2020

The epicenter of China’s coronavirus outbreak is widely thought to be a wet market in Wuhan. At such markets, seafood, chicken and other conventional foodstuffs are on sale alongside live animals. You can buy more than just dogs and cats there: Local epicures also shop for more exotic fare like...