Reading Time: 6 minutes Leaders in Russia’s Orthodox Church have ignored warnings about the coronavirus; without proper precautions, the virus has spread through their ranks.
Reading Time: 3 minutes President Donald Trump will have you believe that he is laser-focused on dealing with the coronavirus crisis. His tweets tell a very different story.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Voting-rights groups are beefing up their legal efforts to protect access to absentee voting, which now also means protecting the postal service.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The poor suffer disproportionately in the COVID-19 pandemic. In Nigeria, a country beset by poverty, the tragedies of the coronavirus are compounded by a fragile infrastructure, food shortages, and corruption.
Reading Time: 17 minutes Some Christian nationalists are contesting the coronavirus lockdown to further their own Bible-based, authoritarian agenda.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In Russia’s overburdened medical system, whistleblowing may be more deadly than the coronavirus.
Reading Time: 4 minutes What the coronavirus teaches us about the universal consequences of inequality.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Scientists say the coronavirus could survive for days on voting machines, so election officials are seeking strategies to protect both public health and the right to vote.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Crowded detention centers not only jeopardize the lives of detainees, they threaten all of us.
Reading Time: 14 minutes To mark World Press Freedom Day, we look at how COVID-19 has impacted the free press around the world. It’s not a pretty picture.