CORONAVIRUS CHRONICLES: THE ARC OF A HISTORIC CRISIS

CHARLES E MORRISON WRITES — About two turbulent months ago, former Vice President Joe Biden had established a commanding lead in the Democratic nomination campaign, although his two more liberal competitors had not yet ended their efforts; and the looming coronavirus pandemic was threatening to fundamentally transform the political landscape.  And…

CORONAVIRUS CHRONICLES: MACHBOOS, ANYONE?

RASHID AL ARMELI WRITES – With Coronavirus, all the movies about an AI (Artificial Intelligence) virus taking over suddenly became real.  Until the news struck, all I thought about was what I was planning to do the next day. Suddenly the building I live in sent out emails about changing cleaning supplies…

CORONAVIRUS CHRONICLES: SIX RULES FOR THE FUTURE

ZHI JIAO DANIELLE GOH  WRITES — As America enters its worst coronavirus week, it is time to start reflecting on how we ended up on this perilous peak. Herewith, a possible to-do list for the future of the universe: 1.    Stop blaming The general public seems to have settled on the theory…

CORONAVIRUS CHRONICLES: A GENERAL THEORY OF THE CRISIS

NICHOLAS A. HORAB WRITES — Coronavirus has exposed the split nature of Americans. On one side – the neurotic, or the part of America that’s been deprived of their livelihood. The most obvious among them, aside from the infected, are small business owners, service industry workers, and even students. The…

CORONAVIRUS CHRONICLES: DO YOUR PART

EMILY CAPOUYA WRITES – Everyday, I hear the same thing: “ Coronavirus is getting worse,” or “Are you practicing social distancing?” From the White House to local government, people have been mandated to stay home and self quarantine.   Every day I ask myself if it is worth it. I am…