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August 3, 2021

Queen's In The News Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Drummond, Don
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Radio (Ottawa): CBC Radio's The House: The NDP at 60
Prof. Drummond discusses why balanced budgets are no longer in vogue.
Dubinsky, Karen
  • Arts and Science
  • Global Development Studies
  • History
Yahoo! Canada: How Canadian tourism sustains Cuba's army and one-party state
Dr. Dubinsky says Cuba holds a special place in the hearts of Canadians. She says they know that to be on vacation in a resort hotel is not the same as living life, certainly not the same as how Cubans live life. She goes on to say that if Canadians become more sympathetic and educated tourists as a result of this, that's a good place to start.
Cockfield, Arthur
  • Law
Toronto Star: Globalization is alive and well and made healthier by the worldwide minimum tax agreement
Prof. Cockfield writes an opinion piece about globalization, and the historic global tax agreement signed by Canada.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
globalnews.ca: Canada’s Delta-driven 4th wave of COVID-19 will be ‘different’ amid vaccinations: experts
Dr. Evans says the boost in vaccine supply coupled with dropping vaccination rates has left unused doses of the Moderna vaccine nearing expiration. Dr. Evans also says Canada’s fourth wave of COVID-19 will differ greatly from its previous ones despite the CDC reports and warning from PHAC officials.
Nicaso, Antonio
  • Arts and Science
  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Cairns post: Mafia’s Web podcast reveals how the Italian mafia run Australia’s drug trade
Dr. Nicaso talks about the Italian mafia's connection to Australia's drug trade, and how deadly criminal gangs are finding new fronts to launder money.

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