Greater Public Investment in Future Research. While the pandemic has wreaked havoc with research timelines and raised questions about possible funding sources, there have been some positive outcomes as well. ‚’One big upside has been that public trust in science and its important role in our society has increased. This recognition should result in greaterContinue reading “Opportunities Presented by COVID-19 Pandemic in Academic Research”
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Nationwide Litter Collection Campaign
Although not directly related to Covid-19 many of us are now walking a lot more and many will have noticed the large amounts of waste and litter thrown into the sides of roads, banks, around beauty spots, in parks, around urban areas, roads and public spaces. Waste is clearly being thrown from cars, dropped byContinue reading “Nationwide Litter Collection Campaign”
Internet access with every electricity connection
Children schooling at home need internet access regardless of family income 1605-1
Easy and Timely Access to Justice
Travelling to courts for legal proceedings is usually difficult for people in the rural and remote areas of Nepal. Because of this reason, most people cannot easily access justice as guaranteed in the Constitutional rights. Also, the individuals do not get to attend and observe their court proceedings. During COVID-19, due to the travelling banContinue reading “Easy and Timely Access to Justice”
From Tax Evasion to Tax Persuasion
With soaring public debt and an economic recession, now is the time to address a problem that is centuries old; how to make tax popular. There are ongoing debates about the optimum rates of taxation and whether a new wealth tax should be introduced, but all of these debates miss the fundamental problem with tax:Continue reading “From Tax Evasion to Tax Persuasion”
International vaccine alliance for contagious diseases like COVID-19
Currently, there is COVAX, which is a international vaccine support for underdeveloped countries. However, further international cooperation encompassing developed countries is needed in securing vaccines, setting prices, and vaccination plans. As the vaccine emerged as a solution in the COVID-19 Pandemic situation, countries take steps to secure the vaccine. As a result of competition, VaccineContinue reading “International vaccine alliance for contagious diseases like COVID-19”
A civil society
One of the positives emerging from Covid is increased awareness and understanding of community, volunteering and neighbourly actions. Mutual support networks have sprung up in response to local needs and a variety of ‚’key worker‚’ jobs and functions have won new respect for their critical functions. There‚’s possibly greater awareness now, than for a generation,Continue reading “A civil society”
Legalisation of the recreational use of cannabis to be taxed
Our economy has been decimated by the Covid-19 pandemic and, needless to say, we have a steep climb ahead to restore our economy. One of the ways in which we can boost growth in the economy is through the legalisation of recreational cannabis. Recreational use is already legal in some countries, like in Canada andContinue reading “Legalisation of the recreational use of cannabis to be taxed”
Dental care shamed in the time of Covid.
The opportunistic forcing of the public to pay absurd prices for even basic treatments such as simple fillings by the dentistry profession is shameful. A person while in pain is sometimes coerced into debt. The greed of too many in the profession is being exposed. 1835-2
To expand and embellish the enhancements received from unselfishness towards others.
The Covid-19 pandemic demonstrated to numerous people, not just those who received, but also to those who showed generosity, thought, humility, caring and sharing to others, that everyone could benefit. Such awareness was, and is, a basic principle of traditional and indigenous communities, possibly a key factor enabling our early ancestors to form, and maintain,Continue reading “To expand and embellish the enhancements received from unselfishness towards others.”
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