If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we cannot ignore the warning signs for future catastrophes.
The agency’s new guidelines are too timid and too complicated.
A deadlier and more transmissible variant has taken root, but now we have the tools to stop it if we want.
COVID-19 has inflicted devastating losses. It has also delivered certain blessings.
We can learn from our failures.
What Robinhood and Facebook have in common
The most dangerous thing that happened Wednesday occurred after the mob dispersed.
Cloth masks are better than nothing, but they were supposed to be a stopgap measure.
Trump’s threats aren’t performative—he’s pointing a loaded gun at democracy.
There is much we don’t know about the new COVID-19 variant—but everything we know so far suggests a huge danger.
Some simple advice for anyone contemplating a holiday gathering: Wait until March.
Acting as if Trump is trying to stage a coup is the best way to ensure he won’t.
A devastating surge is here. Unless Americans act aggressively, it will get much larger, very quickly.
Trump was ineffective and easily beaten. A future strongman won’t be.
It’s not R.
Trying to do so is all but useless.
How is it that six months into a respiratory pandemic, we are still doing so little to mitigate airborne transmission?
It takes a special kind of inattention to human suffering to not notice how unfortunate it is that people have been left to face death alone.
People complain that going to the shore is a careless act during a pandemic, but the science so far suggests otherwise.
It sometimes takes decades to find out.