Six dead in a week, and 1,500 infections, all due to poor decisions by the state. And leaders still wonder why people won't do what they say.
The Reason Roundtable podcast has some helpful suggestions for the summer of 2020.
Enable people to act responsibly toward their neighbors and co-workers.
Expanded testing, a younger mix of patients, and improved treatment help explain the seemingly contradictory trends.
Allowing cocktails-to-go and outdoor drinking can help bartenders and restaurant staff survive the COVID-19 shutdowns.
An "oil spill" of politics has polluted American life, leaving little room for common ground.
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This deadly and contagious disease has exposed problems with prison systems that have been ignored for decades.
Governments overplayed their hands with mandates that they are losing the ability to enforce.
Fitness centers across the state are turning up the resistance to lockdown orders.
Debt held by the public equals about 100 percent of GDP. That's hurting growth and will fuel a major crisis.
Stanford epidemiological model predicts self-flattening while MIT forecasts continued epidemic growth.
Don’t forget the unseen costs of government actions.
Do you appreciate the incompetence, in-fighting, obstructionism, authoritarianism, and waste that you pay for?
If the findings are true, that's really great news.
Trends in Massachusetts highlight the importance of voluntary changes in behavior.
Given the current context of the race and the pandemic, Biden's specific plans likely don't matter so much as the impression that he at least has a plan.
A third of prisoners at San Quentin have gotten COVID-19, most in just the last two weeks.
It could quickly amplify coronavirus testing by tenfold.
My Jotwell Review of Lindsay Wiley and Steve Vladeck's "Coronavirus, Civil Liberties, and the Courts"
They argue that courts should engage in "normal," not specially deferential judicial review of coronavirus emergency measures.
We should feel free to ignore travel restrictions imposed by political clowns using the public as pawns in their feuds.
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The difference implies that the virus is much less deadly than it looks, but it also makes contact tracing a daunting challenge.
The article explains why these policies, which made made America more closed to immigration than at any previous time in history, are both harmful and a dangerous executive power grab.
New York's Pandemic-Inspired Restrictions on Church and Synagogue Services Are Unconstitutional, a Federal Judge Rules
U.S. District Judge Gary Sharpe finds that the state's COVID-19 control measures arbitrarily discriminate against religious conduct.
Rising rates of new cases and hospitalizations have seen both states' governors reverse course on reopening businesses.
Phase 2 of Bill de Blasio's plan lets 300,000 New Yorkers start working again. But not all of them will rush back to the office.
Get ready for more pain caused by COVID-19 as well as by the policies intended to hold it in check.
As much as $1.4 billion might have been paid to deceased Americans. The IRS says that money must be returned.
For two years, the president and his defenders have stubbornly claimed, contra both theory and evidence, that the duties are absorbed by China and other exporters.
Another case of typical congressional carelessness.
The trend, which may reflect growing defiance of social distancing in some age groups, implies a lower death rate.
There's Something for Everyone To Hate in Sen. Martha McSally's Plan for Federally Subsidized Vacations
The Arizona Senator would give families an $8,000 tax credit, plus $500 for each child, to take a trip that's at least 50 miles from their home but not outside the United States.
Testing provides clarity and critically useful evidence about the spread of the disease that the president doesn’t seem to want.
Banning foreign workers will result in the outsourcing of jobs from America.
As the state deals with budget cuts and deficits, some boosters still fight to keep construction going.
Individuals, not governments, will have to take charge of the next phase of the coronavirus response. That means more freedom, but also more personal responsibility.
"Masks matter. So does good science. Let's do both."
The downward trend continued after states began lifting their lockdowns.