Race

Of hoaxes and heroes: the President wants to focus on anything but COVID19

July 4th 2020

Last week, the US broke records for new coronavirus cases day after day. If this were a normal administration, it would be flooding news programs with medical experts to tell Americans to wear masks and to take precautions to fight the virus’s spread. But the Trump White House is doing the opposite. The President hosted an […]

Until the racism is over, a framework for empathy

June 21st 2020

We have closed the US economy to compensate for a health system unprepared for a pandemic. Now it’s time to address the inequities that have made the burden of COVID-19 fall disproportionately on minority and lower-income communities.