How coronavirus reveals political differences in US
Americans see coronavirus in terms of politics more than public health. Blue states are enforcing “social distancing.” Red states are reluctant. Is President Trump dividing the country when it needs unity more than ever?
Coronavirus, climate change, and living in states of emergency
There’s been early denial and official inaction when it comes to both the coronavirus outbreak and climate change. Can either crisis teach us about the other?
Coronavirus continues to threaten public health and the economy
A private lab in Southern California says it’ll still take another two months before we know the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. President Trump wants a payroll tax “holiday.” But that won’t diminish the possibility of an economic recession.
Coronavirus, public health and the economy
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will likely mean crowded hospitals, school closings and shuttered workplaces. It could even lead to a global recession. We hear about the symptoms of the disease, how government agencies are struggling to get control, and what’s in store if they don’t.
California primary’s impact on Democrats, big oil’s misinformation campaign
California’s Super Tuesday results could spell the end for some Democatic hopefuls. But climate change will live on in the presidential campaign. How did big oil use the mainstream news media to make a nonpartisan issue into a political hot potato?