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Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

The contributor for Republica.

Keep borders open

Published On: July 30, 2020 03:23 PM NPT By: Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

NEW HAVEN – Until recently, we were regularly confronted with images of drowned migrants floating in the waters separating poorer countries from richer ones, from the Rio Grande to the Mediterranean. And although COVID-19 now dominates the news, the pandemic’s economic fallout is likely to exacerbate the global inequalities that drive migration.

Silent hero of coronavirus crisis

Published On: March 19, 2020 09:24 AM NPT By: Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

NEW HAVEN – Not to diminish the superhuman efforts of nurses, doctors, and health-care workers worldwide, but sometimes, no matter how hard one tries, and no matter how selflessly one sacrifices, one stands no chance against a more powerful enemy. The new coronavirus, COVID-19, has proved to be such a foe. Were it not for technology, the battle against it would have been lost by now.