Yves here. This post makes a critically important point that the UK press has largely ignored, by instead treating the Government’s claim that Brexit is all about the UK achieving national sovereignity. As Chris Grey…

Since the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak, the spatial spread of the virus across national and regional borders has been of paramount concern (Biancotti et al. 2020, Valsecchi and Durante 2020). Meninno and Wolff…

At the time of writing – about ten months after the COVID-19 virus was first reported in Wuhan, China, in December 2019 – more than 28.68 million people are infected with COVID-19 worldwide, more than…

The former national security adviser speaks with Scott Pelley about China, Russia, his decision to serve under President Trump and a host of other topics in a wide-ranging interview.   H.R. McMaster on America’s enemies…

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Bird Song I mentioned Robert J. Lurtsema the other day, and how he started out Morning Pro Musica with birdsong. It occurred to me that starting Water Cooler with the…

People in public life tend to fall into one of two broad categories – those who are motivated by principle, and those motivated by power. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday night at the…

This week, we speak with Doug DeMuro, one of the most popular online car reviewers. His YouTube channel has amassed 3.7 million subscribers; his videos have been streamed over 1.1 billion times (each averaging 2 million views). He…