How viable is the lab leak theory, really? There are certainly some serious scientists who think it’s a possible, even probable explanation. One is David…View More Did the Coronavirus Come From a Lab?
This article is part of the Debatable newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The coronavirus may be receding…View More Stop Saying ‘Post-Pandemic’
So if herd immunity isn’t achievable, what is the goal? In the medium term, well-vaccinated populations may find it possible to eliminate the virus or…View More What Does a Future Without Herd Immunity Look Like?
Can Trumpism become a winning strategy again? For years, but especially since Mr. Biden’s victory, the transformation of the Republican Party into what Ms. Cheney…View More Why Can’t the Republican Party Quit Donald Trump?
But others are less bullish. “A lot of people assume that because we know how to work together [in the office], we know how to…View More The ‘Hybrid Office’ Could Be Great. It Could Also Be Hell.
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What “equity” looks like: As legalization has moved forward in other states, white people have tended to capture most of the economic opportunity in what…View More Can New York’s Marijuana Legalization Light Up a New Path?
The sexual harassment allegations are not the only scandal bedeviling the governor. In January, New York’s attorney general released a report concluding that his administration…View More Why Cuomo’s #MeToo Moment Hasn’t Brought Him Down
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“The pandemic will not be vanquished anywhere until it is vanquished everywhere,” The Times editorial board writes. “Several known coronavirus variants are making their way…View More A Third Covid Vaccine Is a Reason for Optimism