More than food banks are needed to feed the hungry during the coronavirus pandemic

Elaine Power, Queen's University, Ontario; Jennifer Black, University of British Columbia, and Jennifer Brady, Mount Saint Vincent University COVID-19 is revealing critical weaknesses in how we care for each...

Celebrate Mother’s Day with feminist solidarity

It’s critical to acknowledge that global health of women impacts the health of a nation. Here, Tohono O’odham women lead the Tucson 2019 Women’s...

Fútbol y coronavirus: nuevas solidaridades, nuevas oportunidades

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Coronavirus is significant, but is it a true black swan event?

Glenn McGillivray, Western University Since the “black swan” metaphor was coined in the 2007 book of the same name it has become fashionable to label virtually all low probability/high...

¿Trauma o crecimiento personal? Futuros posibles tras una pandemia

Carmelo Vázquez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid Un tranquilo sábado, 27 de Febrero de 2010, un terremoto seguido de un tsunami devastador arrasó una buena parte del sur de la...

La COVID-19 confirma lo que todos sabíamos: que el mundo escapa a nuestro control

Carlos Alberto Blanco Pérez, Universidad Pontificia Comillas La pandemia de la COVID-19 representa una dura e inesperada cura de humildad para nuestras tentativas de adelantarnos a una realidad...

Are Canadians ready to ditch GDP as a key prosperity indicator?

Fernanda Tomaselli, University of British Columbia and Sandeep Pai, University of British Columbia In 1968, the late Robert F. Kennedy, then a presidential candidate in the United States, pointed...

Mathematical thinking begins in the early years with dialogue and real-world exploration

Helena Osana, Concordia University It’s natural to think that mathematics is primarily about numbers. In school, we first learn how to recite numbers and then spend considerable time writing...

Covid-19: ¿profunda recesión o motivo para la esperanza?

Francisco Jareño Cebrián, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha ¿Se acuerdan de cuando de pequeños nos decían “¡Que viene el coco!” y temblábamos sin saber qué era el coco? Lo mismo...

Coronavirus: How behaviour can help control the spread of COVID-19

Peter Hall, University of Waterloo Amid the carnage of the First World War, a flu epidemic took hold in the front-line trenches and subsequently spread around the world, infecting...