• Voices of the Virus

When Will Our Schools Be Safe?

Both reopening schools and teaching remotely carry important drawbacks for children and parents alike. A pediatrician tells Democracy about the best path forward for educating our kids during COVID.

By Hannah Lichtsinn

The 'South's First Office of Health Equity'

What it’s like to direct a poor Southern state through the eye of the COVID-19 storm, according to the groundbreaking former secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health.

By Rebekah Gee

A ‘Complete and Total Failure’ of Leadership

This Florida doctor has seen 30-year-old patients with ‘an 80-year-old’s heart.’ And he knows whose fault it is.

By Rishi Rattan

Is a Vaccine Really Coming?

It will take a while, says Yale’s Gregg Gonsalves. And when it comes—the government must consider setting the price.

By Gregg Gonsalves

What That $600 a Week Really Means

Unless Congress acts, most unemployed people will be trying to scrape by on around $400 a week.

By George Wentworth