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Analysis & Opinions - The Washington Post

Two things Facebook still needs to do to reduce the spread of misinformation

| Oct. 23, 2020

Samantha Power writes that Facebook should immediately take two steps to reduce the spread of misinformation on its platform in advance of Election Day: provide retroactive corrections to users who have unwittingly been exposed to false election-related information and reduce the reach of pages or groups that serially circulate falsehoods.

Ship engineer Wim Giabeler, right, and deckhand Gerard Bakulikira, left, wear Romware COVID Radius digital bracelets as they work on deck of a tugboat in the Port of Antwerp, Belgium. The Romware ONE bracelet will allow employees to resume work safely as the bracelet monitors physical distance and traces contacts.

(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

Analysis & Opinions

COVID’s Broader Impacts: Risks and Recommendations

While the world’s health and economy are the clearest victims of COVID-19, the pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of society – from national security to international relationships. We asked several of our experts to share their thoughts on risks and/or recommendations that policymakers and the public should consider in the coming weeks and months.

Homeless women wearing masks sit on a hand cart in Mumbai, India, Sunday, March 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool

Analysis & Opinions - The New York Times

This Won’t End for Anyone Until It Ends for Everyone

| Apr. 07, 2020

But if President Trump doesn’t overcome his go-it-alone mind-set and take immediate steps to mobilize a global coalition to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, its spread will cause a catastrophic loss of life and make it impossible to restore normalcy in the United States in the foreseeable future.