Day: May 24, 2020

The Eerily Darkish Willis Tower Tops This Week’s Web News Roundup

The Eerily Darkish Willis Tower Tops This Week’s Web News Roundup

Spring, if you’ve been quarantined inside and haven’t noticed, has sprung. The sun is out, the weather is warming up, and Michigan has lost two dams, flooding large areas of the state even as President Trump made vague threats about withholding funding to the state because of how it’s offering absentee ballots. OK, that last…

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Pakistan’s Coronavirus Response Is All About Politics As Its Cases Hover

Pakistan’s Coronavirus Response Is All About Politics As Its Cases Hover

KARACHI ― Three months after Pakistan confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus, the country of more than 200 million people is abandoning protective measures and allowing citizens to gather to celebrate one of its biggest annual festivals. That decision will likely cause cases to spike, experts warn. Like Brazil and the United States,…

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Jonathan Haidt Is Making an strive to Heal The USA’s Divisions

Jonathan Haidt Is Making an strive to Heal The USA’s Divisions

The psychologist shares his thoughts on the pandemic, polarization, and politics. 8:35 AM ET Contributing writer at The Atlantic and senior fellow at EPPC Rob Kim / Getty / The AtlanticOver the past decade, no one has added more to my understanding of how we think about, discuss, and debate politics and religion than Jonathan…

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