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Opposition leader Juan Guaidó was supposed to be the spearhead of a velvet revolution. Now 18 months on, and it looks like Nicolás Maduro's grip on power is as strong as ever
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Coronavirus has upended the world order and called basic liberal values into question. With authoritarianism on the rise, can democracy as we know it survive?
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Britain is patting itself on the back over testing—after the peak has passed. How many lives could have been saved by taking the German approach from the off?
As other countries hurtle toward disaster, South Korea looks like the safer and smarter place to be. So what can other governments learn about how to handle coronavirus?
Philip Ball / March 24, 2020
Social distancing, self-isolation, city-wide lockdowns—they can only do so much. In order to stop Covid-19 in its tracks, we need a vaccine. So, how long will we have to wait?
Michael Blastland / March 9, 2020
It's all about how we each perceive risk