Jonathan Cohn
Senior Editor

A Nurse Should Not Have Contracted Ebola. We Need New Policies.
October 13, 2014

It's clear that something went wrong. 

Stop Freaking Out About America's Single Ebola Death, and Start Worrying About West Africa
October 08, 2014

Airport scrutiny is fine, but to contain the disease we'll have to do it overseas.

The 5 Key Questions About Obamacare, Answered
There are real flaws and they aren't the whole story
October 08, 2014

An expert tells you what they critics get wrong. 

What Rick Perry Understands About Ebola That Ted Cruz Doesn't
Experts say travel bans won't help—and might actually hurt.
October 06, 2014

Opportunistic Republicans are calling for travel bans and mandatory quarantines. The experts say those steps wouldn't help—and might actually hurt.

New Study Shows Free Birth Control Reduces Abortions
October 02, 2014

Make contraception available and affordable, and people really use it.

The Biggest Question About Texas' Mysterious Ebola Case
Why didn't a hospital recognize Ebola the first time?
October 01, 2014

He had the symptoms and he'd been to infected areas. The CDC had told hospitals to watch for people like him.

Airport Screening Would Not Have Stopped Ebola at the U.S. Border
Asymptomatic patients make the virus tough to detect
October 01, 2014

That isn't how Ebola works.

Obamacare Just Took a Hit in Court. Will SCOTUS Care?
District judge backs lawsuit that would end subsidies for millions
September 30, 2014

Republican judge in Oklahoma upholds legal challenge. Will the Supreme Court care?

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