Coronavirus

Homeless outreach personnel assist passengers found sleeping on subway cars in New York City on April 30. New York has the highest income inequality among the 50 states, comparable to the inequality in the nation of Angola. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Robert David Sullivan May 29, 2020
Death rates from the coronavirus have been highest in low-income areas, writes Robert David Sullivan. And according to one measure of economic inequality, the U.S. more closely resembles Latin America and Africa than Europe.
Matt Malone, S.J. May 29, 2020
During a time of political polarization, writes Matt Malone S.J., it is more often the serious business of governing that is a distraction—from the partisan combat that has become our all-consuming pastime.
John W. Miller May 29, 2020
How to expand health coverage while containing costs is one of the great unanswered questions in American politics.
Sr. Carol Keehan May 29, 2020
We can no longer tolerate the serious problems that result from a broken and fragmented health care financing system.
Bernard G. Prusak May 28, 2020
The ethical problem with talking about ‘expected life years’
Jack Bentz, S.J. May 28, 2020
Did the old “normal” way of doing things exhaust all possibilities for communal celebration? Is that what we want to return to, even if doing so were possible?