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President Joe Biden speaks following a tour of a Pfizer manufacturing plant producing the coronavirus vaccine in Kalamazoo, Mich., February 19, 2021. (Tom Brenner
/Reuters) Waiving IP protections for vaccines will destroy the innovative industry that made the pandemic-ending vaccines possible. The Biden administration has apparently learned the wrong lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic. In a
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A Trump supporter (right) argues with a protester during a rally against Trump administration immigration policies in Manhattan, February 7, 2017. (Mike Segar/Reuters) We are not wrong to believe that something about our public etiquette has gotten worse. Would I be wrong to say there is incivility in American life? It’s not so much —
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[embedded content] Niall Ferguson is the Milbank Family senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the author of Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe, his new book on the decisions made by governments and public-health officials around the world during the COVID pandemic. In this wide-ranging discussion, Ferguson describes what governments and leaders got right and
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Security personnel keep watch outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology during a visit by the World Health Organization (WHO) team tasked with investigating the origins of the coronavirus in Wuhan, China, February 3, 2021. (Thomas Peter/Reuters) On the menu today: The Chinese space program is about as careful and safety-conscious as the Chinese viral-research program; a
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San Francisco, Calif., March 20, 2020 (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters) California’s population dropped in 2020 for the first time in the state’s recorded history. The Golden State lost 182,083 people in 2020, according to data from the state Department of Finance. State officials attributed the decline to a combination of COVID-19 deaths, a decreasing birth rate, and a
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(Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters) The firing of a tenured professor at Linfield University in Oregon without a hearing has sparked a controversy involving allegations of anti-Semitism, racism, and claims that sexual harassment allegations against members of the Board of Trustees were not properly handled. Daniel Pollack-Pelzner, a tenured professor of English and Shakespeare scholar, was fired from
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Then-president Donald Trump delivers a statement in the Grand Foyer at the White House in Washington, D.C., January 8, 2020. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) It’s the best strategy for identifying leaders and a platform that can unite the entire potential Republican electorate. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he Republican Party has — this is not news — a
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(Pixabay) Robert VerBruggen makes a strong case against Biden’s child-care proposal, and I agree with all of it except for one aside. While the proposal stacks the deck against families with “stay-at-home” parents (who are mostly mothers), he writes that other existing policies are unfair in the opposite direction: “In some ways the status quo
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Zhang Jun, China’s Ambassador to the United Nations speaks at a Security Council meeting at United Nations Headquarters in New York, N.Y., March 10, 2020. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters) China’s presidency of the Security Council this month will tell us much about its ambitions to reshape the international order. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE A t the start of
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President Trump on Thursday commented again on “The Big Lie” that the Marxist-Democrats continue to push on the American people on the 2020 Presidential Election Fraud. President Trump compared it to the Russia, Russia, Russia assault on his administration and the two fraudulent impeachments by Nancy Pelosi and Democrats. Pelosi is the only politician in
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Then-Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the Strategic and Economic Dialogue at the State Department in Washington, D.C., June 23, 2015. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Thus far, the president has shown little inclination to hold Beijing accountable for its COVID deceptions. As the G7 ministerial meetings opened in London this week, U.S. Secretary of State Antony
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The chairman of the Lamar County Democrats in Texas used a racial slur against Republican Senator Tim Scott last week, prompting calls for his resignation. Surprisingly, he resigned from his position and even apologized. FOX News reported: Texas Democratic official resigns after calling Tim Scott an ‘oreo’ TRENDING: BREAKING REPORT: Biden DOJ to Interfere with
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