As the world continues to endure the ravages of COVID-19, another ghost of Dickinson steps into view.
“You’re not wearing a mask,” you said to the salesclerk.
We need a radical plan for the public, even though care for all shouldn’t be such a radical notion.
And then someone from another rooftop shouted a verse of Rumi’s poetry into the clear night air.
The pressure to re-open America is being pressed by the extreme right. It represents an open declaration that the pursuit of white happiness is an unalienable, unalterable right.
Jared Kushner called America’s response to COVID-19, “a great success story.” And some states are moving to aggressively reopen malls, retail stores, restaurants, gyms, bowling alleys, parks, and hair parlors and even ordering people to go back to work.
The gravest and most immediate threat to our most vulnerable students was, and continues to be, hunger. If schools are closed, so is the critical infrastructure that helps keep our nation’s children fed.
The dark has stairs and doors that have never been opened. Who knows where they lead, or what impenetrable paradoxes await the person who turns a knob and presses against the infinite ignorance we cower from?
Women over 60 share their coronavirus stories—from becoming a grandmother to dancing in the street.
I have fought for my patients,
but my patience wears thin.
Leading as ever by invaluable example, Mike Pence declined to wear a mask Tuesday as he toured Minnesota’s renowned Mayo Clinic. He did this though the CDC’s guidelines urge Americans to wear a mask in public to minimize the spread of COVID-19…
F. Douglas Stephenson: Some Medieval Towns Handled Plagues Better Than Trump’s Unequal, Rundown America
Even by historical standards, the U.S. president is an abysmal failure.