How the world’s greatest public health organization was brought to its knees by a virus, the president, and the capitulation of its own leaders, causing damage that could last much longer than the coronavirus.
Her Death Was Preventable.
In recent years, summer has brought a season of fear to California, with ever-worsening wildfires closing in. But this year felt different. The hopelessness of the pattern was now clear, and the pandemic had already uprooted so many Americans. Relocation no longer seemed like such a distant prospect. Like the subjects of my reporting, climate change had found me, its indiscriminate forces erasing all semblance of normalcy. Suddenly I had to ask myself the very question I’d been asking others: Was it time to move?