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Antitrust alone won’t fix the innovation problem

Antitrust alone won’t fix the innovation problem

The US Department of Justice’s lawsuit against Google may be the first salvo in a forthcoming barrage of antitrust actions directed at Big Tech. Curbing these companies’ power is one of those rare issues that receives bipartisan support on Capitol Hill.

What do waning Covid antibodies tell us about immunity and vaccines?

What do waning Covid antibodies tell us about immunity and vaccines?

Growing evidence that Covid-19 antibody levels can wane swiftly after someone is infected is not necessarily bad news for immunity, experts said on Thursday, and does not mean protection offered by coronavirus vaccines will be weak or short-lived.

Can America avoid election crisis?

Can America avoid election crisis?

The 2020 US presidential election is unlike any other in living memory. Previous contests have been rancorous and some were described in existential terms.

Has Putin lost his mojo?

Has Putin lost his mojo?

What a difference a year makes. In the fall of 2019, Russian President Vladimir Putin seemed to be riding high.

Post-Merkel Europe’s biggest economy leadership at stake

Post-Merkel Europe’s biggest economy leadership at stake

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) are riding high in opinion polls but their popularity masks serious unease among senior party officials about damaging internal divisions triggered by a delay in voting for a new leader.

Trump: the perils of a second innings

Trump: the perils of a second innings

The ferocity of the 2020 presidential election in the United States is not about Donald Trump per se, but about what he represents:

Important to have nutrition leadership during a pandemic

Important to have nutrition leadership during a pandemic

An African proverb says, “When the music changes, so does the dance.” As governments around the world strive to protect their populations from the Covid-19 pandemic’s health and economic effects, the role of decisive leadership has never been more important – not least in the area of nutrition.

Locking at source

Locking at source

The true test comes after the Covid-19 snapback, and that’s where China’s strategy has its greatest advantage

Central bank digital currencies on track for financial systems

Central bank digital currencies on track for financial systems

For sure, most major global central banks - including the largest, the US Federal Reserve - are now toying with the idea of issuing digital currencies.

QFFD to support green projects

QFFD to support green projects

The Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to support Small Island Development States (SIDS) and Least Developed Countries (LDCs) achieve climate resilience and green growth,

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