Published in


Trump Will Let This Pandemic Bring Our Country to Its Knees

We’re losing the war on coronavirus — and our country

President Donald Trump speaks during an event on protecting America’s senior citizens. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Throughout these first months of bad news about the Covid-19 pandemic, I’ve held out hope we would rise to the occasion and get a grip on the epidemic. Other countries have done it. Why not us? But April was the month I gave up that hope. Yes, the number of hospitalizations…




What matters now. A publication from Medium about politics, power, and culture.

Recommended from Medium

America caught in the act: from Trump to Derek Chauvin

Yes, gun militants, there IS such a thing as an “assault weapon”

Donald Trump, secret mastermind

Remarks to Newly Naturalized Citizens

Red States Paying the Price for Being Vaccination Lazy

Building Security through Community

United Way Campaign Supports Local Communities

Media Claims Donald Trump is Leading Race War Against Blacks

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Gregg Gonsalves

Gregg Gonsalves

Gregg Gonsalves is an Assistant Professor in the Department of the Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at Yale School of Public Health.

More from Medium

Surgery in Italy? Mamma Mia.

They’re Coming for Fertility Treatments Too

The Insanity of Help for the Homeless

A quote by Lady Gaga about sanctuary and rebirth “I am my own sanctuary and I can be reborn as Many times as i choose throughout my life”

Big Brother Is… Teaching You?