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The New Yorker Radio Hour
The Coronavirus and Climate Change, the Great Crises of Our Time
We face two crises of the natural world: a novel virus causing a sudden pandemic, and the ongoing climate emergency. What can one teach us about the other?
Exploitation in the Amazon, and Why We Underestimated COVID-19
Jon Lee Anderson on Jair Bolsonaro’s efforts to legalize mining on indigenous lands. And an expert on human behavior discusses why it’s hard to grasp the threat of the coronavirus.
Politics and More
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.
Mitch McConnell, the Most Dangerous Politician in America
Can Trump Avoid a Post-Coronavirus Great Depression?
The dangers of the Administration's promise to reopen the economy this spring, even as the virus rapidly spreads.