Will COVID-19 change the American social safety net? New research looks at history as a guide for how governments react to crises that expose inequality.
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A historian explains what we can learn from the Great Depression in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic and its economic devastation.
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Three ethicists argue that the moral dilemmas that the coronavirus puts in front of Americans result from longstanding inequality. Here's their case.
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How do Americans feel about giving up some civil liberties to fight COVID-19? A survey finds that people of both parties tend to agree.
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During times of crisis, cash transfers from the government can really help people get through. But it's not easy to get money to the people who need it.
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In a new survey of Australians, 60% say they're moderately or very satisfied with their government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The 2014 Ebola outbreak shows that low trust in government can have disastrous consequences during health crises like the current COVID-19 pandemic.
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Personal growth and even future job prospects has taken a backseat to standardized tests as a priority for education policy, new research shows.
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When it comes to getting out important messages like health advisories, cities should tweet less, not more, researchers find.
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