Job Polarization in Canada

April 16, 2021

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Corrupting the Cyber-Commons: Social Media as a Tool of Autocratic Stability

April 16, 2021

Non-democratic regimes have increasingly moved beyond merely suppressing online discourse, and are shifting toward proactively subverting and co-opting social media for their own purposes. Namely, social media is increasingly being used to undermine the opposition, to shape the contours of...

Why global cooperation in public health needs a leader

April 9, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored deficits in global cooperation in public health and exacerbated trends of protectionism, nationalism and xenophobia, presenting clear dangers to the hope of global solidarity in public health. Written by Jillian Kohler for HealthcarePapers, this report...

The Political Economy of the Abe Government and Abenomics Reforms

April 6, 2021

This volume by Phillip Lipscy, edited by Takeo Hoshi, seeks to explain the political economy of the Abe government and the so-called ‘Abenomics’ economic policies. The Abe government represents a major turning point in postwar Japanese political economy. In 2019,...

Public opinion on global rollout of COVID-19 vaccines

March 31, 2021

Vaccination programs for COVID-19 in ‘high-income countries’ (HICs) have benefited from their ability to secure contracts for preferential supply for several vaccines. For the rest of the world, vaccine access is much less certain. Although leaders of G20 nations have...

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