Thursday, August 5, 2021

Tag: COVID-19

Trump trash-talk lying backfires, replaying his disgraces while confirming our need...

You can’t lie your way out of a contagion, nor substitute bad faith for vaccine cures.

US Black and Latino communities often have low vaccination rates—but blaming...

Homogenizing peoples’ reasons for not getting vaccinated diverts attention away from social factors that research shows play a critical role in health status and outcomes.

The Pandemic is us (but now mostly them)

Power, wealth, and justice in the time of COVID-19.

7 lessons we need to learn from Covid-19

Maybe it’s wishful thinking to declare the pandemic over in the U.S., and presumptuous to conclude what lessons we’ve learned. So consider this a first draft

My Covid-19 teaching year

A world unraveling amid smoke and death and how one teacher and her students dealt with it.

How is Covid-19 affecting student learning?

If the pandemic has taught us any lesson, it is that predicting the future is a futile endeavor. But one thing is certain: education is going digital.

How has Covid-19 affected our day-to-day behaviors?

Coronavirus culture has forever changed our social and economic behaviors, and even had a permanent impact on our psyche.

Learning to live with COVID – the tough choices ahead

To decide what is acceptable on the suppression strategy, we have to confront the fundamental conflict between values in the COVID trilemma.

As rich countries shield pharma monopolies, just 0.2% of COVID vaccine...

"The problem is not getting vaccines out of COVAX; the problem is getting them in."

A post-COVID-19 recovery will not be possible if water, sanitation &...

The global economy and a concerted effort, coordination and imagination is needed to enable not only a worldwide recovery, but also to ensure that the world’s poorest people are not left behind.

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Obama wants his private presidential center on public land—and mainstream media is looking the...

Advocates say an alternate site in Washington Park is less disruptive and more beneficial to the community and the environment.

A global anti-Olympics movement rises to challenge the games’ darker side

“The Olympics Games put tremendous pressure on the host city’s local budget, crash the democratic government process and destroy the environment."

The far right’s new-old war on women

From the Trumpists who attacked the U.S. Capitol to far-right populists in Europe, insecurities about women are a major ideological motivation that often goes underappreciated. Mainstream conservatives, in particular, should be wary of the role that gender issues play in opening the door to extremists.

The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?

How Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses used math literacy to push for racial equality

The Algebra Project is a nonprofit dedicated to helping students from historically marginalized communities develop math literacy.