Pandemics Should Not Be Political

By Osy Ekwueme There is nothing cowardly about choosing caution in the face of a pandemic. Since early spring, newspaper headlines and top stories on nightly newscasts have been dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these stories have been cautionary in tone, sharing the best advice experts have at…

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Global health and absence of America’s leadership

By Osmund Agbo Baring a change in America’s leadership after November 3rd presidential election, the country is set to exit the World Health Organization (WHO) effective July 6, 2021. The Trump administration earlier this week, notified both the US Congress and the United Nations, announcing the decision to begin the…

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Police Reform in America and Matters Arising

By Osmund Agbo Watching the television footage of hordes of Buffalo police officers file past the 75-year old Martin Gugino, lying on the floor face down and bleeding from his ear, my stomach regurgitated bile. It was hard to imagine such fate befell Martin who is not even black. You…

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