Some of us live in homes without Internet, in communities on the other side of the globe, and in fear that our loved ones will fall prey to COVID-19. Many of us cannot—and should not be forced to—learn online or attend classes in person if we face acute financial, familial, or health risks....
Thoughts from a progressive student: COVID-19 shows the cost of austerity. Progressive policies are the solution.
This piece is part of an ongoing scope—a collection of multiple pieces from various viewpoints—exploring how institutions should handle the COVID-19 pandemic and what that means for politics in the future. As we lead up to the 2020 election, Spectator’s series, The Student Vote, will continue to highlight perspectives from students between the ages of 18 to 24 regarding candidates, policy issues, and more. Follow our editorial pages for more content like this....