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America Would Rather Destroy Itself Than Take Care of Itself

The authors of ‘The Innovation Delusion’ explain why the thrill of the new has led to a disastrous pandemic response

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It didn’t have to be like this. Businesses shuttering, restaurants needlessly floundering, and scores of workers losing jobs and filing for unemployment as Congress…




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Michelle Legro

Michelle Legro

Deputy Editor, GEN. Previously an editor for Topic, Longreads, The New Republic, and Lapham’s Quarterly.

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