Civility Saved Lives in Australia

One million Americans have now died of COVID.  Australia’s death rate is only one-tenth as great.   Damien Cave at NYT: In global surveys, Australians were more likely than Americans to agree that “most people can be trusted” — a major factor, researchers found,...

Professors and Administrators

 Samuel Abrams at RealClearEducation: Student development and wellness, both inside and outside the classroom, are now top priorities for many colleges and universities, which have hired more administrators to work with students on a wide range of initiatives...

How a Grownup Deals with Error

Spencer Cox is the governor of Utah. Welp. We screwed up. Because of a reporting error we have not yet hit 70% on our adult vaccinations. I promised to admit our mistakes and hold us accountable. I hope you will forgive us—and know we have made changes to ensure it...

Fallen Journalists, COVID, and India

At The Guardian, Hannah Ellis-Petersen, as told to Sophie Zeldin-O’Neill: India is a huge, diverse country to cover and I’m indebted to the brilliant work of local journalists who have been on the ground, exposing the shortage of oxygen and beds and counting the...