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Why We Need the Spirit of Bobby Kennedy Now

The ongoing pandemic isn’t the first time the United States has had to confront its collective pathologies

In March 1968, US Senator Robert F. Kennedy, running for president, delivered a campaign address that is no less relevant today.

  • Akash Goel
  • Project Syndicate

NEW YORK – As a hospital physician in New York City, I see the clinical impact of COVID-19 daily: failed lungs, inflamed hearts, and blocked blood vessels.

But, in the United States, the coronavirus is also a symptom of a more pervasive and enduring malady: a culture and political economy that are deeply broken and dangerously unequal, and a country that has not come to terms with its…

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