Neighbors, April 23: "How do we try to keep people as whole as possible?"

Apr 23, 2020

Liberate Minnesota protest at the Governor's Residence in St Paul, Minnesota
Credit Lorie Shaull/Flickr

If last week taught us anything, it's that there are tensions between  national, state, and local responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Some of those tensions come from this uncomfortable disruption in our lifestyles. Some come from very real economic consequences.

  And according to Dr. Jeremy Youde, a political scientist at UMD and a global health expert, some of them come from cleavages and problems in our society that have been there all along.