As a gay man who lived through the AIDS epidemic, I know how precious it is to have a vaccine that can save countless lives.
White Christian mothers have historically succeeded in carrying out the work of white supremacist patriarchy by dressing it in a prettier, more feminine package.
He and others who played key roles in the Trump administration should not be absolved of their past actions simply by supporting Joe Biden’s bid for the presidency.
In the best of times, the work I did at the Amazon warehouse left me aching and numb. Now, going to work is just terrifying.
He straddled the fine line between life and death, and taught me to maintain hope even in the darkest moments of this crisis.
Taxpayers paid to train and prepare thousands of Americans to do community work overseas. They all got fired last month.
New York City's mayor and first lady outline their plan to fight the coronavirus in the communities of color that are being hit the hardest.
The economy isn't driven by stock prices or corporate profits — it only works because of workers. If they're doing well, the economy is doing well.
If Washington wants to get immediate relief to the tens of millions of people hit by the crisis, it should boost the federal program that's already doing it.
San Francisco's world-leading public health department is a byproduct of our multidecade fight against AIDS. The lessons we learned then are just as vital today.
"We’re not a shipping clerk,” Trump said last week. But in times of national crisis, that's exactly what the federal government needs to be.
Media has focused on the top-down, authoritarian response in Wuhan. But the way ordinary citizens handled the crisis should be replicated across the world.
Why debate the coronavirus bill currently before Congress? When Congress rushed through a massive stimulus plan in 2008, it ended up bailing out big businesses but not regular people.
Trump and his team made false claims to cover up their disastrous management of a crisis. And we're not talking about the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus outbreak is a good time to ask why our leaders sat by as so much of the US pharmaceutical industry was shipped abroad.
Seeing companies make drastic changes to accommodate working remotely during the coronavirus outbreak is great — but it’s also frustrating for those of us who could have used those accommodations much sooner.
Why an old rule of thumb about the American economy no longer applies.
Governments with authoritarian tendencies will always overstep in times of mass fear. Don't let them.
There's a stunning lack of vision and ambition on display from someone who should be most familiar with the importance of both.
Voters don’t have to identify with Bernie Sanders to believe he’ll do the best job representing people like them — and people completely unlike them, too.
There are ways to beat Trump this November that don't require pretending to like the person running against him.
It's the last gasp of a political elite that’s been radically out of touch with the lives of normal people for most of the 21st century.
"It is frankly absurd that the issues that will be the biggest threats to our way of life in the 21st century weren’t debated."
I know from personal experience that it’s already very hard to get an abortion in Louisiana. The Supreme Court could make things even worse.
The southward expansion of US border enforcement has been happening for years. Now we're exporting Trump-era cruelty too.
We still struggle to tell fully human stories about the people we love — only heroes’ journeys or villains’ defeats.
I returned home for Christmas to find my country — and its consciousness — ablaze. What disasters will prompt similar reckonings elsewhere?
From the former Eli Lilly executive running the Health and Human Services Department to the pharma lobbyists designing health policy, Trump has embraced the swamp.
If you’re a lawmaker who wants to dramatically improve the lives of US workers, there's one reform that should be at the top of your to-do list.
Two giants of the progressive movement are leading candidates in the Democratic primary. It's a historic opportunity for the left.