pandemic

COVID and the Digital Divide

Should children really have to go to school in parking lot Wi-Fi zones? The virus has clarified the case for action.

By Micah L. Sifry

The Pandemic's Mental Health Crisis

While the physical ravages of the virus are well known, millions more are suffering in silence from a worsening crisis in mental health and a system that offers little comfort.

By Shekhar Saxena

End Monopoly Power

It’s not just bad for consumers. It’s dangerous to democracy.

By Sarah Miller

COVID-19 and the People's Vaccine

After decades of price gouging, a lack of access to essential medicines, and millions of unnecessary deaths, it's time for science in the public interest.

By Sophia Crabbe-Field

The Post-Planning Pandemic

The coronavirus will dismantle urban life in America—if we let it.

By Jacob Anbinder