The remainder of the 2020 primary season is trembling on the edge of delay, if not outright dissolution.
Thanks to budget cuts, public health departments nationwide have eliminated 50,000 positions since 2008.
The final Democratic debate was a dispiriting affair for reasons that went far beyond the politics of it.
The lack of protections could create shortages of caregivers and undermine efforts to control the coronavirus.
We are in the grip of a social panic where people are channeling their fears into racist and anti-immigrant attacks.
Unfortunately for the president, COVID-19 is proving stubbornly resistant to alternative facts.
In the absence of presidential leadership, we must be our own leaders and take care of our communities as best we can.
Under the U.S.’s for-profit health system, the epidemic is not being treated like the public emergency it is.
Because of Trump’s vanity and ineptitude, people will die, and many more will get sick.
The Ebola vaccine saga is a classic example of how big pharma is motivated by profit, not the public good.