Tag: Coronavirus in America

Can America Confront Its Deadly Failure?

Can America Confront Its Deadly Failure?

Just when you thought you might breathe a sigh of relief in America with the victorious Biden administration on its way, it turns out that over 73 million people voted for Trump, the loser. That is truly difficult to comprehend for most of us who did not. Worse yet, since the national response...

Dr. Bright Warns of Darkness in America

Dr. Bright Warns of Darkness in America

Immunologist Dr. Rick Bright has the job title of the director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA). He is the author of the phrase “the darkest winter in modern history,” which may one day become the title of a Hollywood movie that recounts the invasion in...

In the US, Returning to “Normal” Is Not Good Enough

In the US, Returning to “Normal” Is Not Good Enough

This is a time in which an invisible virus is stripping us naked, leaving many shivering in the dark and wondering how our society could have ignored so much about so many for so long. I feel a bit like the proverbial canary in the coal mine, but one so blackened with coal dust that the image has...

As President, Donald Trump Has a Duty

As President, Donald Trump Has a Duty

In a recent press briefing, US President Donald Trump was asked why he hadn’t ordered the federal government to do more to respond to the pleas of state governors for more help in fighting the coronavirus pandemic now ravaging some of their states and exhausting their limited...

When the Bunker Becomes Home, Sweet Home

When the Bunker Becomes Home, Sweet Home

Writing for Forbes, Halah Touryalai reports on one characteristic behavior that has come to the fore in recent weeks in the US, as it tends to do in any time of crisis. More than people from other cultures, Americans have acquired the reflex of creating space around themselves whenever they feel...

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