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On Saturday May 29th the UEFA
Champions League final match between Manchester City and Chelsea concluded a
football season across Europe that threw up some unexpected first-time winners
across the different league and cup competitions. Villareal, for example, won
its first (European) trophy ever against European powerhouse Manchester United.
Large-scale anti-government protests and collective
aggression against leadership and government systems have increased in almost every region of the world since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. With more
than 30 significant demonstrations in 26 countries targeting COVID-19
restrictions, the year 2020 was aptly described as “the year of pr...
Almost right after the Alma Ata declaration forty years ago, health started being treated (again) as a problem in search of technical solutions: good policies, drugs, reformed financial markets, …. When correctly mixed as prescribed, results are down mostly to implementation, was the predominant message, in spite of the (just agreed upon) Alma...