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February 2, 2021

Queen's In The News Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
Toronto Star: QAnon, Boogaloo, Proud Boys: What’s next for the U.S. extreme right?
NBC: Does Deplatforming extremists work?
Dr. Amarasingam talks about what could be next for the American far-right and whether there are global parallels to how they operate.
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Political Studies
National Post: Liberals accused of 'toxic disdain for democracy' as committee debates basis for proroguing Parliament during pandemic
Dr. Brock says the prorogations under Harper and Trudeau share quite a lot of resemblance. Both governments were facing economic crises. Both governments used the prorogation to develop new plans that they could present to the House. Both governments received the confidence of the House following the prorogation.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
CBC Online: Why is there no flu amid so many COVID cases? Your COVID-19 questions answered
Dr. Evans says one reason why there are very few cases of the flu this year, is beacuse SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID-19 — got a head start, settling into communities before flu season got going.
Michael Hefferon
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
CKWS/Global Kingston: Author Dr. Michael Hefferon chats with Global News Morning
Dr. Hefferon talks about his new book, "Medical Myths."
Mohamed Khimji
  • Law
Toronto Star: Regulators eye Reddit stock rallies, but manipulation may be hard to prove: Experts
Prof. Khimji says the stock market shouldn’t just be for wealthy people, and increasing regulation on retail investors could have the detrimental effect of limiting participation in the market

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