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The New Statesman's coverage of the world's first pandemic Games since 1920.
The country’s complacency on vaccines reflected the false belief that it could cut itself off from the world.
When a draft report recommended the natural wonder be added to the World Heritage Committee’s “in danger” listing, the Australian government erupted in deflection and denial.
The government’s own estimates suggest that the Australia deal will only boost GDP by 0.02 per cent, compared to a 4 per cent loss from Brexit.
The band are down to a twosome – but their new record is fuelled by the heavy-but-bright sound they excel at.
Bringing pregnancy loss into line with other forms of bereavement entitlement is an important step – but it should only be the beginning of the conversation.
Mass vaccination programmes are effective – but can risk siphoning resources away from routine care.
From Brazil to Belarus, the Covid-19 pandemic intensified political trends around the world.
Unequal vaccine distribution and stimulus support are creating a “walled garden” for the rich world.
By treating far-right extremism as a law enforcement issue, governments are failing to prevent its spread.
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