Full story - August 06, 2020
Twins Emma and Etienne inside their house are eating sugar cookies baked by their mother
How can women juggle working and parenting during a pandemic?
Full story - July 23, 2020
People wear face masks in in Beijing while walking outside near a Huawei store.
Professor Michele Gelfand uses “tight” and “loose” to categorize various societies around the globe based on the strength of social norms and applies this to what we can learn about the range of pandemic responses around the world.
Full story - July 23, 2020
Three women wearing masks hang signs on a laundry wire.
In recent weeks, many states have seen significant increases in COVID-19 cases. What will it take to change the trajectory?
Full story - June 26, 2020
people stand socially distanced in front of a school
School’s out for summer, but the educational losses caused by the coronavirus are only just beginning to be understood.
Full story - June 26, 2020
A black and white photograph of a man tilling soil
A century ago, the Republican Party supported big business and big government.
Full story - June 12, 2020
A close up of broccoli crowns
By taking steps to address obesity, we can improve outcomes from the COVID-19 pandemic, says Tufts cardiologist Dariush Mozaffarian.
Full story - June 05, 2020
President Trump holds up a Bible.
Could the US become a so-called “competitive authoritarian regime” which only bears the “outer look of democracy?”
Full story - May 22, 2020
A woman wearing a protective face mask passes grocery shoppers amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Singapore on May 15, 2020.
In the midst of a pandemic, governors around the country have been reopening local economies and causing concern for many health experts. And in the rush to get back to business, governors are not meeting criteria to keep people safe.
Full story - May 13, 2020
The Flatiron Building stands next to Madison Square Park as streets remain less busy due to the continuing outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Manhattan borough of New York, May 5, 2020.
We used to be the hare, but now we may be the tortoise.
Full story - May 11, 2020
This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, also known as novel coronavirus, the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the US. Virus particles are shown emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. The spikes
The coronavirus pandemic has been compared to the Great Depression and the Second World War, in terms of the threat it poses to democracy. Geopolitical risk analyst Ian Bremmer doesn’t think the crisis will usher in a new world order, but he believes it will intensify and speed up trends that many have worried about for years.

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