Responding to Coronavirus will require attention to detail, clear communication, trust in science and a big fiscal stimulus—none of which comes naturally to the Trump administration.
Maggie Koerth’s story neatly flips conventional wisdom on its head, using historical examples to help clarify one of the biggest talking points in the fight against the Coronavirus. Isolation, as it turns out, is not quarantine, and neither one is very effective—they both tend to be leaky and panic-inducing
Maggie Koerth’s story neatly flips conventional wisdom on its head, using historical examples to help clarify one of the biggest talking points in the fight against the Coronavirus. Isolation, as it turns out, is not quarantine, and neither one is very effective—they both tend to be leaky and panic-inducing. What will help? Better communication about best health practices and more widespread testing.
A longstanding bipartisan goal for the US relationship with China is pushing them to liberalize their markets and political system. Donald Trump has effectively given up on that—what's a little authoritarian central planning between friends?
This was a test, so messing up is ok, and if it had happened with astronauts on board, they would be safe. But it is a setback for Boeing, which has been struggling to justify its reputation as one of the world's most competent technical organizations.
Ardent free traders aren't particularly happy with the USMCA, which passed the House today, but it offers them important lessons about getting a future free trade agreement over the line in Congress.
Trump seems to think he's already made a deal for North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. But there is no deal in the real world, and that makes the US response to potential Kim Jong Un provocations hard to predict.
For historical context, president Trump insisted that his policies could achieve annual growth rates as high as 6%. So far, however, the US economy has grown more slowly under Trump than during the last four years of the Obama administration.
One striking finding cited in this research is that, at current rates of progress, the US will equal the life expectancy enjoyed by other wealthy countries...in a century.
One very interesting finding from our poll is that nearly half of voters under 30 aren't backing any of the three frontrunners, which means young people could be primary kingmakers if they settle on an alternative to Biden.
If you want to understand why people across the political spectrum are upset that Trump pulled out of Syria, this story has lots of valuable context.