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July 6, 2020

Queen's In The News Monday, July 6, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Shannon Clarke
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
The Conversation: Rethinking the boundaries between economic life and coronavirus death
In her op-ed Clarke says it’s clear that efforts to revive the economy are redrawing the lines between who will prosper, who will suffer and who will die.
Diana Cordoba
  • Arts and Science
  • Global Development Studies
The Conversation: Indigenous and Afro-Brazilian lands are under greater threat in Brazil during COVID-19
Dr. Cordoba says the far right-wing government of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil has used the COVID-19 pandemic as a smokescreen to undo environmental regulations.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
CBC Online: Is it safe to play hockey during the pandemic?
Dr. Evans discusses what we can and should not do during the pandemic.
Haklai, Oded
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CKWS/Global Kingston: democratic decline due to COVID
Dr. Haklai explains an ongoing study investigating worldwide democratic decline due to Covid-19.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: Brian Mulroney urges ‘immediate and urgent rethink’ of relations with China
Dr. Leuprecht says he believes the pandemic will trigger a geopolitical realignment of international relations that is greater than the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks or the end of the Cold War.
Dairon Luis Morejon Perez
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
The Conversation: Rethinking the boundaries between economic life and coronavirus death
In his op-ed Morejon Perez says emerging strategies for restoring economic growth are forcing vulnerable populations to choose between increased exposure to death or economic survival.
Kristin Moriah
  • Arts and Science
  • English Language and Literature
The Conversation: How anti-Black racism on Canadian university campuses robs us all
In her op-ed, Dr. Moriah explains that two memoirs published this year explore how anti-Blackness on Canadian university campuses shapes higher education for Black students.
Beverley Mullings
  • Arts and Science
  • Gender Studies
The Conversation: Rethinking the boundaries between economic life and coronavirus death
In her op-ed Dr. Mullings says COVID-19 has brought heightened visibility to these border-making practices, with the pandemic intensifying the decisions between economic and social life.
Carolyn Prouse
  • Arts and Science
  • Geography and Planning
The Conversation: Rethinking the boundaries between economic life and coronavirus death
In her op-ed Dr. Prouse says now, as governments speak of opening borders more widely due to the economic costs of COVID-19, countries are beginning to make new, challenging decisions between public health and economic growth.
Kyla Tienhaara
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
The Conversation: How to build a better Canada after COVID-19: Launch a fossil-free future
In her op-ed Dr. Tienhaara says the world is now at a critical juncture — a moment of uncertainty where decisions can cause dramatic shifts in the direction a society takes.

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