PEERMail: Anti-Science Agenda Getting a Green Light

PEERMail: Anti-Science Agenda Getting a Green Light

Much of the world is shocked by the botched response of the United States to the coronavirus outbreak. Responsibility for this fiasco lies with President Trump and politicians like Senate leader Mitch McConnell who have a long history working feverishly to gut funding...
BLOG: How Mitch McConnell Gutted the Pandemic Response

BLOG: How Mitch McConnell Gutted the Pandemic Response

On March 23, Sen. Mitch McConnell took the Senate floor to excoriate opponents who were trying to amend the COVID-19 bill to include accountability and transparency measures, including an independent oversight board, and an elimination of a provision in the bill that...
BLOG: Self-Dealing, COVID-19 and the Public Trust

BLOG: Self-Dealing, COVID-19 and the Public Trust

Reports that U.S. Senators sold millions of dollars in stock after receiving non-public information during Congressional briefings in January and February on the coronavirus threat should come as no surprise given the endemic self-dealing by government leaders. These...
ALERT: Pandemic Perspective

ALERT: Pandemic Perspective

    As the novel coronavirus spreads across the country, many people have asked how we plan to continue to our work. The global impact of the coronavirus is bringing dramatic changes to how we live, many of which we have already begun to feel around the...
PEERMail: Bungling Public Health in a Pandemic

PEERMail: Bungling Public Health in a Pandemic

The United States’ bungled response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus points to a rapid decline in our government’s ability to anticipate and respond to emerging and existing public health threats. It highlights how, now more than ever, we need groups like PEER...