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INSIGHT • Opinions
Liberal Cities, Radical Mayhem
June 2, 2020
Democratic mayors and governors seem unable to stop the destruction of their own cities.
Politicians Serve Orwellian Tennis Rules
June 2, 2020
The few open courts have patronizing regulations in place with little real relation to public health.
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INSIGHT • Editorials
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Trump Takes Us to the Brink
June 1, 2020
Will weaponized racism destroy America?
How We Broke the World
May 30, 2020
Greed and globalization set us up for disaster.
On the Economics of Not Dying
May 28, 2020
What good is increasing G.D.P. if it kills you?
Mike Pompeo Is the Worst Secretary of State Ever
May 26, 2020
Where’s the Republican uproar over what’s gone on under his watch?
In Praise of Fallible Leaders
May 25, 2020
We need a president who can admit it when he’s wrong.
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INSIGHT • Comments
Poorer countries need long-term economic help
June 2, 2020
International support has staved off a financial crisis, but should go much further
George Floyd and the story of the Two Americas
June 2, 2020
The killing has highlighted links between racial injustice and economic inequality


Poorer countries need long-term economic help
June 2, 2020
International support has staved off a financial crisis, but should go much further
George Floyd and the story of the Two Americas
June 2, 2020
The killing has highlighted links between racial injustice and economic inequality
A disunited UK emerges from the lockdown
June 1, 2020
The Westminster government has not carried other nations with it
The EU is in a muddle over Libya
June 1, 2020
Confused foreign policy contrasts with bold action on pandemic
Urban unrest raises the stakes of US politics
May 31, 2020
Donald Trump risks worsening the troubles with his provocative tweets
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INSIGHT • Views
The U.K. Records Its Sunniest Spring Ever Amid Worrying Climate Change Trends
June 2, 2020
The U.K. has recorded its sunniest spring, with May being its sunniest calendar month, since records began over 90 years ago, according to data published by the Met Office—the U.K.’s national weather service—on June 1. For many people in the U.K, it has meant long days of soaking up the sun as lockdown restrictions eased…
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INSIGHT • Talks
How to quickly scale up contact tracing across the US | Joia Mukherjee
June 2, 2020
Contact tracing -- the process of identifying people who may have been exposed to the coronavirus in order to slow its spread -- is a fundamental tool in the fight against COVID-19. How can we scale this critical work across the entire United States? Joia Mukherjee, chief medical officer of Partners in Health, discusses how her team is working with public health agencies to ramp up contact tracing for the country's most vulnerable communities -- and shows why it will take a compassionate approach to be truly effective. (This ambitious plan is part of The Audacious Project, TED's initiative to inspire and fund global change. The conversation, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers, was recorded May 27, 2020.)

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