January 28, 2021
Our deadline poet suggests this:
There is a senator named Paul,
Who argued with whatabouts and gall.
Instead of impeachment,
He wants kid-glove treatment
For a president who sought to topple it all.
Part One: The Chopra Gambit
The nominee for Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director used his platform as a minority-party commissioner to build a profile. Democrats should do this more often.
Trump has quietly hollowed out the governmenr
Eleanor Eagan works at the Revolving Door Project at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.
Part Two: Our vaccine infrastructure needs a radical overhaul
Decades-long funding cuts for pandemic preparedness hamper coordinated distribution and equitable access. We must reimagine how to make life-saving vaccines available to everyone.
a conversation with Ravi Gupta, MD
Fellow, National Clinician Scholars Program
Associate Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania