Chinese Protests: Tiananmen and Zero-COVID

Terril Jones in Politico: As in 1989, the latest round of protests is not likely to bring down the Party or its leadership. The machinery to control dissent is too strong and too omnipresent. There will be no defiant occupation of Tiananmen Square, and no need to send...

Civility Saved Lives in Australia

One million Americans have now died of COVID.  Australia’s death rate is only one-tenth as great.   Damien Cave at NYT: In global surveys, Australians were more likely than Americans to agree that “most people can be trusted” — a major factor, researchers found,...

Professors and Administrators

 Samuel Abrams at RealClearEducation: Student development and wellness, both inside and outside the classroom, are now top priorities for many colleges and universities, which have hired more administrators to work with students on a wide range of initiatives...

How a Grownup Deals with Error

Spencer Cox is the governor of Utah. Welp. We screwed up. Because of a reporting error we have not yet hit 70% on our adult vaccinations. I promised to admit our mistakes and hold us accountable. I hope you will forgive us—and know we have made changes to ensure it...