Restaurants have always been about more than feeding city residents. During the 1918 flu pandemic, they were kept open as sites of social solidarity.
March 20, 2020 • ~8 min
The so-called 'Spanish flu' didn't actually come from Spain. What else do people often misunderstand about this famous crisis?
March 17, 2020 • ~9 min
We need to understand colonial histories to understand climate risks.
March 6, 2020 • ~7 min
While identifying a new disease by its place of origin seems intuitive, history shows that doing so can have serious consequences for the people that live there.
Feb. 18, 2020 • ~9 min