An anti-terrorism bill that is being considered by the British Parliament could give the government the power to order universities to ban "extremist" speakers. The bill would also require university staff to "challenge" extremist ideas, even non-violent ones, and to refer students they think could become terrorists to anti-radicalization programs.
So far, it's been silence from The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, and others.
That's a huge concern as forecasters expect the U.S. unemployment rate in the months to come to surpass that seen during the depths of the Great Depression.
Social distancing and lockdowns appear to be working to slow the coronavirus pandemic.
"You cannot just decide you want to sell groceries," said Barbara Ferrer, the director of L.A. County Public Health.
The agency concludes that the possible benefits outweigh the risks.