SOURCE: National Endowment for the Humanities
by E. Thomas Ewing
As we look to history for lessons in early 2020, we need to think broadly about how understanding the complexity of the past can inform decisions in the present and the future.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
by Howard Markel
To defeat the virus, we will have to start thinking in years, not months. We must refuse to give up on flattening the curve. It’s up to us to hold the line until our government catches up.
by Deirdre Mask
“The poor were dying in disproportionate numbers not because they suffered from moral failings,” Steven Johnson writes. “They were dying because they were being poisoned.”
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