Politics

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What if a virus were ever used as a WMD?

April 20, 2020 12:56 pm

We ain’t seen nothing yet

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Massachusetts study finds a third of sample have COVID-19 antibodies

April 20, 2020 9:44 am

Several studies suggest that COVID-19 is far more prevalent — and correspondingly less deadly — than has been widely assumed

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Our post-liberal moment

April 19, 2020 7:34 pm

What do we want? The common good! When do we want it? Now!

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Will the coronavirus succeed where Russiagate and Ukrainegate failed?

April 19, 2020 2:23 pm

At last, Donald Trump’s enemies may have found a winner

President Bill Clinton speaks in the Rose Garden, May 24, 2000 in Washington, D.C. after the China trade vote in Congress.

How Bill Clinton junked America’s supremacy

April 18, 2020 6:00 am

The US-China Relations Act was a monumental mistake

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Liberate…Michael Cohen?

April 17, 2020 4:52 pm

He’s siding with the rebels who are painting the economic shutdown as a plot not just against America but preeminently Trump himself

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Coronavirus lockdowns are cowardice

April 17, 2020 3:16 pm

A life lost now to coronavirus is treated as more important than one lost indirectly as a result of our response

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I tried to warn the National Security Council about China — and was fired for it

April 17, 2020 2:17 pm

Corporations are exposing our 5G security to the Chinese Communist party

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Stanford study suggests coronavirus is more widespread than realized

April 17, 2020 11:50 am

If SARS-Cov-2 is already endemic in the population, there is nothing we can do to stop it — but no great reason to try to stop it, either

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Fall in line, fellow kids: meet ‘Ziad the Activist’

April 16, 2020 6:52 pm

A young priest of corporate progressivism demands Bernie bros bow to Uncle Joe

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Trump walks the recovery tightrope

April 16, 2020 6:21 pm

Good cop, bad cop...then back to work?

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EDITORIAL: After the lockdown, the breakdown

April 16, 2020 10:57 am

The Trump administration’s $1,200 subvention to citizens is a drop in the swelling ocean of debt

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What a leaked Homeland Security report tells us about coronavirus

April 16, 2020 8:29 am

Could COVID be more prevalent — but less deadly — than we initially thought?

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Who will win the corona wars?

April 15, 2020 11:52 pm

History shows plagues are bad for big empires with weak frontiers: ask the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius

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The cashless lobby is cashing in on the COVID-19 crisis

April 15, 2020 3:22 pm

What does evidence matter when you have a multi-million payments industry to promote?

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What about flattening the unemployment curve?

April 15, 2020 11:08 am

Rampant unemployment at a level not seen since the Great Depression could spur other health issues, including alcoholism and depression

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COVID in Colorado

April 14, 2020 5:47 pm

People here are not acclimated to hunkering down when spring arrives, after months of hunkering down in winter

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Why the mainstream media won’t take Tara Reade seriously

April 14, 2020 4:19 pm

It took the New York Times 19 days to cover the Biden accuser’s allegations

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Barack Obama’s endorsement of Joe Biden is comedy gold

April 14, 2020 2:28 pm

A masterly performance, delivered with a straight face

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Sovereignty rules

April 14, 2020 11:55 am

The viruses-don’t-respect-borders slogan is dead wrong

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Trump should shut down his press conferences, now

April 14, 2020 7:19 am

America needs ‘transparency’ from its government. It doesn’t need the daily Punch-and-Judy shows

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Has Fauci become the James Comey of the scientific community?

April 13, 2020 7:15 pm

Trump has sent a warning shot in the doctor’s direction

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The thin facade of authority

April 13, 2020 5:45 pm

Humility is key to learning, but it is found more easily from a wealth of diverse existential experiences on the margins

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No, the coronavirus isn’t racist

April 10, 2020 1:20 pm

Some higher rate of black coronavirus fatalities was predictable, albeit still tragic, given what we know about viral co-morbidities

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French Hill: Congress should conduct ‘full oversight’ of WHO funding

April 10, 2020 10:52 am

The WHO claimed in January the virus couldn’t be transmitted by human-to-human contact