Opinion

No, President Trump, you can’t bomb a virus. We need expertise and empathy – not a war | Will Bunch

America doesn't need "a war president" trying to sound like Winston Churchill. In fact, too much militarism and too little expertise is how we got here.

Opinion

Snicker if you want, but I plan to wear a face mask until the coronavirus pandemic has subsided | Jenice Armstrong

Experts are divided about whether it makes sense for us to wear masks to help protect against catching the coronavirus, which can be spread through contaminated droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
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Snicker if you want, but I plan to wear a face mask until the coronavirus pandemic has subsided | Jenice Armstrong

Experts are divided about whether it makes sense for us to wear masks to help protect against catching the coronavirus, which can be spread through contaminated droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

Opinion

Pa. rep’s coronavirus ‘humiliation’ bill uses Too! Many! Exclamation! Points! among other sins | The Angry Grammarian

The bonkers resolution contains textbook grammatical examples of two things you should assiduously avoid in writing: exclamation points and rampant, misguided capitalization.
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Pa. rep’s coronavirus ‘humiliation’ bill uses Too! Many! Exclamation! Points! among other sins | The Angry Grammarian

The bonkers resolution contains textbook grammatical examples of two things you should assiduously avoid in writing: exclamation points and rampant, misguided capitalization.

Opinion

Coronavirus forced me to slow down and spend more time with my family — and I’m grateful | Solomon Jones

I don't want to return to living my life at breakneck speed. What if I never again find time to sit down with my teenage children and fall asleep watching a movie?
Opinion

Coronavirus forced me to slow down and spend more time with my family — and I’m grateful | Solomon Jones

I don't want to return to living my life at breakneck speed. What if I never again find time to sit down with my teenage children and fall asleep watching a movie?
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Question for Trump: Where is the testing data we need to curb coronavirus and get back to work? | Trudy Rubin

Awash in coronavirus conspiracy theories from Russia, China, and the U.S., we still don't have the tests that will reveal the real death rate and help us get back to work.

Opinion

I went to the supermarket and came home shaken by what I saw there | Maria Panaritis

A trip to Giant in Lower Merion found bare shelves, frazzled nerves, and an eerie vibe as isolation continues in a COVID-19 epicenter.

Opinion

Shame shouldn’t be the reason employers do right by their workers | Helen Ubiñas

If everyday people can step up for essential workers in need, why can’t their employers?

Opinion

From no insurance to an unemployment runaround, coronavirus exposes broken U.S. system | Will Bunch

We're also unprepared for America's second epidemic: Millions lacking insurance, waiting for paltry checks as a new Great Depression takes root.

Column

As Zoom meetings invade our homes, we’re spending more time than ever with our coworkers — and their prying eyes

The firewall between our work selves and our home selves is coming down as we're forced to communicate using video conferencing apps.

Column

Coronavirus cash: Here’s what small businesses need to know about money from CARES stimulus

Congress is sending $350 billion in small-business aid through banks. The idea, says the head of Philly's biggest bank, is to convince small business owners to avoid layoffs and keep investing until the lockdowns are over.

Opinion

Don’t stand so close! To stop the spread of the coronavirus, keep your social distance. | Jenice Armstrong

Council President Darrell Clarke is working on an aggressive social media strategy to try and reach those who won’t get the message about social distancing through traditional methods.

Opinion

Dems can’t have the one thing they desperately need: A presidential do-over. Now what? | Will Bunch

With polls showing Dems lukewarm on Biden and some swooning over Cuomo, what can Dems do to prevent four more disastrous years of Trump?

Opinion

During coronavirus, school districts must deliver online learning now. This isn’t optional | Maria Panaritis

Officials hemming and hawing over making classes rigorous or optional will benefit only one group: the wealthy.

Opinion

Will coronavirus undermine democracies? Consider Israel, Hungary, and the U.S. | Trudy Rubin

Coronavirus states of emergency could help autocrat wannabes in democracies consolidate power, but the story varies from Washington to Jerusalem to Budapest.

Column

The factory that makes the Phillies’ uniforms reopened to make free masks and gowns to fight coronavirus

A factory that makes uniforms for the Phillies, Yankees, and their rivals switched production to make 10,000 protective medical masks and gowns a day, which it plans to donate to hospitals.

Opinion

Will coronavirus kill off the news business just when America realized we actually need it? | Will Bunch

Coronavirus spikes traffic to news websites, but with no ad revenue layoffs are already starting. Time for the once-unthinkable, a government bailout?

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