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October 14, 2021
America as a “Shining City on a Hill”—and Other Myths to Die By
Time to begin the dirty, essential work of undigging our history, before it kills us all.
October 11, 2021
Someone Else’s Discomfort: On Gregg Bordowitz
How the writer, artist, and activist exposes what is fraught in masculinity.
March 18, 2021
The Essential Pandemic Relief Bill Is Medicare for All
Covid-19 further revealed that a for-profit health care system doesn’t work. A coalition of House Democrats has reintroduced the bill that secures health care as a human right.
January 14, 2021
Bury Me Furious
This is our last, best chance to finally vanquish Covid-19. We mustn’t screw it up.
July 13, 2020
Witnessing the Pandemic From the Front Lines at New York City’s Oldest Public Hospital
Even as we work to treat the sick and prevent Covid’s further spread, we must also remember the dead.
Colleen M. Farrell
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May 29, 2020
The Coronavirus Thrives on Hate
Homophobia may help tip South Korea back into its Covid-19 crisis. It may also keep America deeply mired in its own public health disaster.
Patrick G. Lee
April 30, 2020
How Long Will It Take Until There’s a Vaccine?
They told us a vaccine for AIDS might take two years to develop. That was in 1984, and we’re still waiting.
April 23, 2020
Beating Covid-19 Will Take Coordination, Experimentation, and Leadership
Instead, we’ve seen hype, hope, and desperation.
April 16, 2020
Testing. Testing. 1-2-3 Testing.
The path out of this pandemic involves millions of tests—and much more data about the body’s immune response to the virus.
February 18, 2020
Think Exotic Animals Are to Blame for the Coronavirus? Think Again.
Scientists have fingered bats and pangolins as potential sources of the virus, but the real blame lies elsewhere—with human assaults on the environment.