News & Politics
Fringe Protests Can’t Distract from Trump’s Failures
The vast majority of Americans are staying at home, obeying social-distancing guidelines, and doing all they can to prevent the virus from spreading further.
Despite the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Government Is Still Targeting L.G.B.T.Q. Rights
“Religious freedom,” in its current incarnation, has little to do with religion or freedom. Rather, it’s a payoff to a privileged political constituency, usually at the expense of others.
The Photojournalists Covering Pandemic Life in Italy
A new short film follows several photographers as they capture the struggles—and the resilience—of the nation’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Bill McKibben and Elizabeth Kolbert on the Pandemic and the Environment
The two writers discuss how and why the Trump Administration is aggressively deregulating the environment, even during a national emergency.
What Viral Evolution Can Teach Us About the Coronavirus Pandemic
Can we read the virus’s evolutionary tree fast enough to make a difference as we race to limit its spread?
The Coronavirus’s Unique Threat to Undocumented People
A first-person account of the struggles faced by the undocumented community during the COVID-19 outbreak.