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Lord David Frost presenting the government’s Command Paper on the Northern Ireland Protocol to the House of Lords, July 21.

Last Wednesday, the British government issued a Command Paper on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland contained in the 2019 EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement. The paper, 22 single-spaced pages in length and entitled “Northern Ireland Protocol: the way forward,” calls for new talks aimed at amending...

A COVID-19 vaccination site in Uganda, one of the countries surveyed in the study, in May 2021. Photo: Nicholas Kajoba/Xinhua via Getty Images.

According to a new study co-authored by Yale’s Mushfiq Mobarak and Saad Omer, COVID-19 vaccine acceptance is significantly higher in low- and middle-income countries than wealthy ones. The results suggest that prioritizing developing nations for vaccine distribution could help save more lives...

Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal, which last Thursday rejected interim measures ordered by the European Court of Justice to ensure judicial independence.

As Article 2 of the Treaty on European Union states, the rule of law is one of the fundamental principles and values upon which the EU was founded. Yesterday, the EU Commission issued its second annual report on the rule of law in the EU. The 31-page report provides a comprehensive overview of...

Yale’s Rohini Pande and Charity Troyer Moore and coauthor Simone Schaner use survey data to show that reliance on a digital registration process means that women and the poor have less access.

Of the 376 million Covid-19 vaccine doses...

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center at Yale University is pleased to announce the publication of Fighting Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking: History and Contemporary Policy by Cambridge University Press. The product of the...