White House Opposes Expanded Virus Testing, Complicating Stimulus Talks
October 16, 2020 via The New York Times – A radiologist and key White House coronavirus advisor, argues that widespread testing would hurt the economy by keeping…
The Case for Accepting Defeat on Roe
September 29, 2020 via The New York Times – Advocates should shift their energy from relying on the courts to fighting for abortion rights in state legislatures.
How Many More Lives Will Be Lost Before the U.S. Gets It Right?
September 10, 2020 via Time – The U.S. stands in stark contrast to other wealthy nations that successfully controlled the pandemic using evidence-based measures like masks, restrictions…
Poll: Most Americans Believe the Covid-19 Vaccine Approval Process is Driven by Politics, Not Science
August 31, 2020 via Stat – An astonishing 78 percent of Americans worry that the vaccine approval process is being driven less by science and more by…
University Working to Contain Predicted Increase in On-Campus COVID-19 Cases
August 21, 2020 via Illinois News Bureau – The University of Illinois began modified in-person instruction last week with detailed plans to address Covid-19.
Universities Scramble to Deal With Virus Outbreaks
August 17, 2020 via AP – As millions of college students begin the new school year, COVID-19 outbreaks are popping up on campuses across the country.
Google’s Search Monopoly Complicates a Mental Health Crisis
August 5, 2020 via Bloomberg Businessweek – Google says its ad services have helped keep many small businesses afloat during the pandemic, but that may not be…
We Are No Less American: Death’s Pile Up On Texas Border
August 4, 2020 via AP – On America’s southern doorstep, the Rio Grande Valley, the U.S. failure to contain the pandemic has been laid bare.