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U.S. President Donald Trump

Has Trump’s COVID-19 response really been so dire?

August 5, 2020 8:11 am

The truth is neither as good as the President makes out, nor as bad as his critics claim

economist

The Economist should be more like Walt Whitman

July 23, 2020 12:51 pm

The paper’s election modeling betrays an undercurrent of anxiety

modeling

Can we trust COVID modeling?

May 13, 2020 11:32 am

The evidence from Sweden suggests not

nothing covid

We know everything — and nothing — about COVID

May 6, 2020 11:19 pm

It is data, not modeling, that we need now

brexit britain

Could the COVID crisis be an economic opportunity for Brexit Britain?

April 22, 2020 11:43 pm

The way we buy and sell things will change

compare

Six reasons why it’s a mistake to compare countries’ coronavirus figures

April 15, 2020 12:52 pm

Now is not the time for point-scoring and facile comparisons, but for global collaboration

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infographics

The history, power and beauty of infographics

January 23, 2020 1:08 pm

W.E.B. Du Bois’s eloquent and ingenious charts, maps and diagrams showing the progress of 19th-century African Americans were powerful weapons in combatting racism