Alex Gutentag (@galexybrane) is a writer and Tablet columnist based in California.
A former public school teacher documents the profound betrayal of America’s students
California’s new misinformation law aims to silence dissenting medical opinions while allowing state-sponsored falsehoods to proliferate unchecked
Those who advocated for school closures now offer America’s children a master class in avoiding blame
Allowing zealots to censor news in the name of ‘science’ is a danger to public health
With no efficacy or safety data, the agency is enthusiastically promoting a fifth COVID shot
New ‘discoveries’ of the harm caused by school closures are as disingenuous and politically motivated as the original policies themselves
Woke professionals acting as the indentured servants of a fearful oligarchy have become everything we were told to fear from Trumpism
Conversations with some of California’s most vulnerable families show they have become the targets of increasingly autocratic officials entrusted with the education of their children
Masks have never worked. Testing has always been problematic. Kids were never high-risk. The past has never been altered. Welcome to the COVID consensus, circa midterms 2022.
As a teacher for special needs and underprivileged students, I saw the effects of school closures up close. It was a moral crime.
The resurgent labor movement may be the greatest challenge yet to the top-down class warfare of the pandemic era
A dangerous COVID-era authoritarianism targets the most vulnerable—and threatens the foundation of democratic society
As the mainstream narrative about the origin of COVID-19 falls apart, it’s time to put other widely accepted facts about the virus—and the devastating measures they were used to justify—under the same scrutiny