What the Bungled Response to HIV Can Teach Us About Dealing With Covid-19
Politics, public health and a pandemic. What we didn’t learn from HIV.
Working Sick During Covid: What We Learned from Swine Flu
‘Stay home if you’re sick’ is time-tested advice. But not all workers can afford it.
The Domestic Violence Case That Turned Outrage Into Action
The ‘Burning Bed’ killing put domestic violence in the headlines.
How Black Women Fought Racism and Sexism for the Right to Vote
African American women played a significant and sometimes overlooked role in the struggle to gain …
Distance Learning Has Been Part of American Culture for 100 Years. Why Can’t We Get it Right?
Educators and parents have let technology solve school in a pandemic. There’s a better way.
The Pig Who Would Be President
Pigasus the Immortal was announced as the Youth International Party nominee during the 1968 Democratic National Convention. What followed was chaos.
75 Years After Atomic Bombs Shook Japan, Witness Accounts Survive
Researchers have found few health differences between survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki – known as hibakusha – and other Japanese. But many suffer from lingering psychological effects.
States Are Expanding Access to Absentee Voting Over Concerns About Coronavirus.
The United States has a long history of voting by mail.
Pandemics Go to the Movies
Hollywood's fascination with diseases, infections and disease-infected zombies has a long history.