• With COVID, None of Us are Safe Until All of Us are Safe

    by Robert Brent Toplin

    Deference to the patent claims of pharmaceutical companies are slowing the urgently needed distribution of COVID vaccines to poorer nations. Residents of rich nations will pay a price as new, potentially dangerous variants like Omicron spread. 

  • Abraham Lincoln, Tech Entrepreneur

    by Sidney Blumenthal

    The president who created the National Academy of Sciences in 1863, Abraham Lincoln, did more to advance the scientific revolution in American life than any chief executive of the 19th century.