Coronavirus

Higher Education Risks No Longer Being Worth It – Here’s How to Change Course

Higher Education Risks No Longer Being Worth It – Here’s How to Change Course

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a substantial decline in the demand for traditional four-year degrees, leading to a 16 percent and 43 percent decline in fall enrollment for freshman and international students, respectively. In fact, a recent survey found that over a third of prospective college students are reconsidering

Christos A. Makridis
Christos A. Makridis
Arizona State University
PODCAST 88: Jonathan Kay on Covid Superspreaders

PODCAST 88: Jonathan Kay on Covid Superspreaders

Jonathan Kay, Canadian editor of Quillette, talks to associate editor Toby Young about his recent article on COVID-19 superspreaders.

Quillette
Quillette
Coronavirus
Social Distancing and Stay-Home Orders Are Likely To Save Millions

Social Distancing and Stay-Home Orders Are Likely To Save Millions

A new study by influential researchers at Imperial College, London finds that COVID-19 is more infectious and deadly than scientists had thought.  The new Imperial study finds that had nations done nothing, COVID-19 would have killed 40 million and infected seven billion.  An earlier, March 16th study by Imperial College,

Michael Shellenberger
Michael Shellenberger
Coronavirus
Winning the War on Coronavirus

Winning the War on Coronavirus

A report released by Imperial College London researchers on Monday shook the world. The report gave a glimpse into the coronavirus’s battle plan. It was to kill over two million Americans and at least a half-million Brits.  Thanks to the wartime mobilization by the people of both nations, we

Michael Shellenberger
Michael Shellenberger
Coronavirus
How Damaging Will the Coronavirus be to Xi Jinping’s Authority?

How Damaging Will the Coronavirus be to Xi Jinping’s Authority?

President Xi has become, since his inauguration in 2012, China’s most powerful leader since Mao. His likely longevity in the post is strongly suggested by the presence of those around him in senior positions—all older and therefore unlikely to succeed him. He has been personally popular and has

Brian Eaton
Brian Eaton
China