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White House Reality Check President Trump this week proposed guidelines for reopening the economy and suggested that a swath of the United States would soon resume something resembling normalcy. For weeks now, the administration’s view of the crisis and our future has been rosier than that of its own medical advisers, and of scientists generally. […]
This is the time to consider the linkage between global pandemics and our environment Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is spreading fast, with each day’s headlines rapidly eclipsed by the next. Why are we fairly good at responding to some crises, yet really not very good at responding to other long term crisis (e.g. climate change)? A […]
Hawaii’s beaches remain closed in an attempt to keep people from congregating on the shore and spreading the coronavirus. Recently, there is local talk story circulating about of what happens when you’re in the ocean, and a belief that the ocean’s salt water will purify things, making it a safe haven from the COVID-19 virus. […]
David Leonhardt recently wrote in the New York times what he foresees as society’s next phase in a post-pandemic world. Leonhardt projects four major changes that will define this new norm — changes more profound than any post-911 security changes had on global air travel. According to Leonhardt, the current evolution of societal norms, beyond […]