Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

The Atlantic: When Disease Comes, Rulers Grab More Power
Anne Applebaum, staff writer at the Atlantic (3/23).

The Atlantic: What the Great Plague of Athens Can Teach Us Now
Katherine Kelaidis, resident scholar at the National Hellenic Museum (3/23).

Bloomberg: Coronavirus Will Forever Change Global Order
Brooke Sample, editor for Bloomberg Opinion (3/22).

CNN: What we’ve learned from the HIV pandemic
James Krellenstein, HIV activist, co-founder of the PrEP4All Collaboration, and organizer of an emergency working group to address the coronavirus pandemic in New York, and Denis Nash, professor of epidemiology at the CUNY Public Health School and executive director of the CUNY Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health (3/21).

The Conversation: Why a one-size-fits-all approach to COVID-19 could have lethal consequences
Alex Broadbent, director of the Institute for the Future of Knowledge and professor of philosophy at the University of Johannesburg, and Benjamin T. H. Smart, associate professor at the University of Johannesburg (3/23).

Devex: Opinion: COVID-19 a collective failure, an unprecedented opportunity
Catarina de Albuquerque, CEO of Sanitation and Water for All, and Sue Coates, executive director ad interim of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (3/19).

Financial Times: Rich countries cannot win the war against coronavirus alone
Raghuram Rajan, professor of finance at the Chicago Booth School of Business and author (3/20).

Foreign Affairs: It Takes a World to End a Pandemic
Mahlet Mesfin, visiting scholar at the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement (3/21).

Foreign Policy: How the World Will Look After the Coronavirus Pandemic
Multiple authors (3/20).

The Hill: Politics and the pandemic — Republicans are rightly worried
Al Hunt, former executive editor of Bloomberg News (3/22).

The Hill: Global conflict in the ‘Age of Coronavirus’: No shortage of deadly threats
Gen. (Ret.) Keith B. Alexander, founding commander of United States Cyber Command and chair, president, and co-CEO of IronNet Cybersecurity, and Jamil N. Jaffer, senior vice president for strategy, partnerships, and corporate development at IronNet Cybersecurity (3/22).

IPS: Fighting Coronavirus: It’s Time to Invest in Universal Public Health
Isabel Ortiz, director of the Global Social Justice Program at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University, and Thomas Stubbs, senior lecturer in international relations at Royal Holloway at the University of London and research associate in political economy at the Centre for Business Research at the University of Cambridge (3/23).

Mail & Guardian: The coronavirus and Africa: Exposing our vulnerabilities and inequalities
Ayesha Jacub, medical doctor and global health policy analyst (3/22).

New York Times: Google Gives Cover to Trump’s Lies
Greg Bensinger, member of the editorial board at the New York Times (3/21).

New York Times: They Don’t Hide From the Coronavirus, They Confront It
Donald M. Berwick, president emeritus and senior fellow of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (3/23).

New York Times: Thank God the Doctor Is In
Maureen Dowd, opinion columnist at the New York Times (3/21).

New York Times: The Best-Case Outcome for the Coronavirus, and the Worst
Nicholas Kristof, opinion columnist at the New York Times (3/20).

New York Times: Call Trump’s News Conferences What They Are: Propaganda
Jennifer Senior, opinion columnist at the New York Times (3/20).

Project Syndicate: Beating COVID-19 and the Economic Pandemic
Shang-Jin Wei, professor of finance and economics at Columbia Business School and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (3/23).

Scientific American: Has Telemedicine’s Day Finally Come?
Daniel S. Barron, resident psychiatrist at Yale University and member of Yale’s Neuroscience Research Training Program (3/21).

STAT: We don’t send soldiers to fight a war without weapons. Give doctors what they need to fight Covid-19
Jennifer Hushion, certified financial planner (3/21).

STAT: I fought Ebola. Here’s my advice for health workers fighting Covid-19
Adam Levine, emergency physician, associate professor of emergency medicine, and director of the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies and the Division of Global Emergency Medicine at Brown University (3/21).

USA TODAY: Coronavirus hero: Anthony Fauci is a great public servant in a time of great public need
David M. Rubenstein, co-executive chairman of the Carlyle Group (3/22).

Wall Street Journal: These Drugs Are Helping Our Coronavirus Patients
Jeff Colyer, practicing physician and chair of the National Advisory Commission on Rural Health, and Daniel Hinthorn, director of the Division of Infectious Disease at the University of Kansas Medical Center (3/22).

Wired: The Dangers of Relying on Philanthropists During Pandemics
Rob Reich, professor of political science at Stanford University and author, and Mohit Mookim, researcher at the Center for Ethics in Society at Stanford University (3/22).

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