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Should We Be More Upset by This?

With the excitement of growing numbers of persons getting vaccinated nowadays, we are wont to forget the period when we quietly absorbed that we had no government help at all.

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What’s Most Important

In the case of Covid-19, core to our thinking should be avoiding severity of disease and death. And as circumstances change that shape the risk of both, so should our thinking, our level of concern, and where we concentrate our energies.

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Political Decisions and Science

This rise in visibility, and the growing reliance of policy-making on the opinion of scientific experts, comes with power — the power to influence decisions, and to change, literally, daily life for millions of Americans.

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Who Goes First?

It is perhaps one of the central lessons of the Covid moment that we need to invest in doing the hard work of deciding how to prioritize rare and important supplies before, not during, a crisis.

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Introduction

In The Turning Point’s weekly essays, we will look backward and forward. What lessons have we absorbed during 2020, and will we learn as 2021 unfolds, that can guide us to the creation of a better, healthier world?

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