• The Failed American Response to COVID-19

    A recent interview by the New Yorker with leading economist Jeffrey Sachs analysed the radical failure of America in dealing with the global pandemic. He discussed his distrust and despair in Trump as a leader and the structural flaws in the American political system, as well as highlighting two...
  • How Have Different World Leaders Coped With COVID-19?

    There are many factors which make it difficult to accurately compare the responses of individual countries to the global COVID-19 pandemic, such as population size and population density. However, there have been undeniable shortcomings in the US, whilst Taiwan is a textbook case study of how to cope in...
  • Lockdown Restrictions: Should They Be Tightened or Loosened?

    I experienced first-hand the COVID-19 situation in Spain. I had been studying in Zaragoza since January and then returned to the UK on the 18th of March after being given permission from the Year Abroad Team. I saw how quickly the disease spread, and how quickly it overwhelmed Spain....
  • The Global Response to Covid-19: Compared

    The virus is the same, cripplingly contagious and potentially deadly, but the response's of government's internationally has varied incomparably. Impact's Ellie delves into these differences and compares the figures. ...