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How Trump Sold Failure to 70 Million People

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The phenomenon transcends ideological bounds. We all fuse our identities in some ways. If you are a diehard Red Sox fan, you are almost certainly...

Strength Does Not Beat Viruses

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American society has long portrayed strength “as the opposite of disability and feminization,” Wool says. “Those go together, and are seen to be incapacitating. This...

Trump Is Squandering the Best Hope for Coronavirus Testing

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The sun was beaming, the air was clear, and it seemed as if President Donald Trump was finally taking coronavirus testing seriously. Standing in the...

The President’s Doctor Is Doing Harm

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For the past several days, President Donald Trump has had COVID-19. It’s unclear for how many days, because the president’s physician, Sean Conley, refuses to...

Just How Safe Is Biden?

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The variability around both the tests and the disease itself makes it hard to reconstruct a firm timeline of what happened to Trump and those...

Now What?

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The president’s reported illness also raises a chain-reaction question: When, exactly, was the president infected? And how many other people in the White House—or across...

Why So Many Americans Grew Numb to COVID-19 Deaths

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Ageism reduces human beings’ capacity for caring too. Globally, people don’t value elderly lives as much as they do young people’s, research shows. When it...

The Fog of the Pandemic Is Returning

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Atlas, who has no background in infectious disease, has advocated for a so-called herd-immunity approach, asserting that the federal government should protect only the elderly...