The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we live, upended economic systems, and obliterated entire industries. Five historians reflect on what this all will mean once it’s documented in the history books.
Misinformation, racial profiling, and a general—and warranted—distrust of the medical establishment put Black communities at disproportionate risk of Coronavirus infection, misdiagnosis, and death.
As COVID-19 amplifies the urgency of issues like voting rights and abortion access, the flaws of government have been exposed. And so has the strength of everyday activists.
Public figures who traffic in lies claim they're practicing free speech, but what they're really doing is putting us all at risk. It’s time for social media giants like Twitter and Facebook to ban them.
It might not be a lack of intelligence that leads many to believe wild—and wildly inaccurate—information, but instead our mind's way of protecting us from feelings of isolation and despair.
Under mandate to stay home, working parents are now also unpaid teachers and caregivers, with the bulk of the burden falling on women. Are we rewriting a history that took generations to change?
Many are comparing our current outbreak to the Spanish Flu. But the Dust Bowl may be a more accurate predictor of what’s to come.