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January 16, 2021 5:30 am

Technology That Delivered

Signs of hope in Joe Biden’s choice of science advisor—and in the unleashed ingenuity that made it possible to rapidly produce vaccines.
David Shaywitz
January 12, 2021 5:02 pm

They Laughed It Off

COVID? Capitol insurrection? The GOP’s deadly denialism.
Amanda Carpenter
January 5, 2021 7:39 am

Quadrupling the U.S. Daily Vaccination Rate

Ramping up will require a greater sense of urgency and a national call to action.
James C. Capretta
December 22, 2020 5:30 am

The Scary Spectacle of Trump’s Last Month in Office

Mixed signals about the pandemic, silence about the Russian cyberattack, and toying with martial law.
Brian Karem
December 11, 2020 5:10 am

State and Local Governments Need Help. Pass COVID Relief Now.

Should Congress pass another COVID relief package? The deliberations continue, with one of the sticking points being whether the federal…
Jeffrey Clemens, Benedic Ippolito, and Stan Veuger
December 3, 2020 5:01 am

Vaccines Don’t Protect People. Vaccination Does.

Implementation. Implementation. Implementation.
David Shaywitz
November 30, 2020 5:30 am

School Closings (Probably) Work

Let’s learn the lessons of past pandemics in deciding on when, whether, and for how long to close schools.
Brent Orrell
November 27, 2020 5:05 am

This Is How Biden Can Lead with Science

It starts with being mindful of your own priors.
David Shaywitz
November 26, 2020 5:30 am

There’s No War on Thanksgiving

Republican turkeys pretend pandemic restrictions are a culture-war issue, while Trump floats in a gravy of resentment.
Tim Miller
November 19, 2020 2:28 pm

Lame Ducks

Our leaders need to pass a COVID relief package—now. Or be judged by history.
William Kristol