E.J. Dionne: The Coronavirus Crisis Will Change the 2020 Elections

E.J. Dionne: The Coronavirus Crisis Will Change the 2020 Elections

Plus Melina Abdullah on Black Lives Matter, and Katha Pollitt on Contagion.


What’s our strategy for beating Trump in November? Is the Coronavirus making that easier, or harder? E.J. Dionne analyzes the effect of the virus on politics—he’s a columnist for The Washington Post, and his new book is Code Red: How Progressives and Moderates Can Unite to Save Our Country.

Also: How the coronavirus is changing the issues, and the tactics, of Black Lives Matter—a conversation with Melina Abdullah, one of the founders of the LA chapter and a professor of Pan-African Studies at Cal State LA.

Plus: Katha Pollitt has some recommendations about what to watch, and read, during those days at home: starting with the classics.

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