David Gilbert

coronavirus

The Coronavirus Outbreak Just Got Much, Much Worse

Chinese officials reported almost 15,000 new infections on a single day, bringing the total number to over 60,000 worldwide.
David Gilbert
4 days ago
coronavirus

Here’s How China Is Silencing Coronavirus Critics in the U.S.

As Chinese tech companies have gone global, so has China’s ability to censor communications outside of the mainland.
David Gilbert
5 days ago
venezuela

Juan Guaidó’s World Tour Ended With an Angry Mob Attacking Him at the Airport Chanting ‘Fascist’ and ‘Murderer’

One employee of the state-run airline even poured a can of soda over the opposition leader.
David Gilbert
5 days ago

China Arrested a Whistleblower Who Shot Viral Video of Coronavirus Corpses in Wuhan

Fang Bin refused to leave his home so police blocked the exits and firefighters broke down his door.
David Gilbert
2.10.20
Ireland

Ireland Just Took One Step Closer to Reunification

Sinn Féin, the republican party with deep ties to sectarian violence, has gone from fringe to mainstream, setting the stage for a reunification referendum.
David Gilbert
2.10.20
china

The Obamas Backed This Oscar-Nominated Documentary. Republican Blue-Collar Workers Still Love It.

The film, "American Factory," looks at the challenges of a Chinese company setting up shop in the middle of America’s Rust Belt.
David Gilbert
2.8.20
coronavirus

China Is Erasing Tributes to Coronavirus Whistleblower Doctor Li Wenliang

His death prompted an outpouring of grief and rage at Beijing's response to the virus, and the now the government is scrubbing it out.
David Gilbert
2.7.20

The Chinese Doctor Who Tried to Warn the World About Coronavirus Has Died

Li Wenliang noticed seven patients with SARS-like symptoms in December and tried to warn the world about it but was silenced by police.
David Gilbert
2.6.20
coronavirus

Chinese Authorities Say Someone Caught Coronavirus After Being Exposed for Just 15 Seconds

Several cases of rapid infection have been reported as China scrambles to contain the epidemic.
David Gilbert
2.6.20
coronavirus

‘Of Course We're Panicking:’ Here's What It’s Like Inside Wuhan’s Coronavirus Quarantine Zone

Hospitals don‘t have enough beds or medical supplies, and people are afraid.
David Gilbert
2.5.20
Hong Kong

Republicans and Democrats Want a Nobel Prize for Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Protesters

A rare moment of bipartisanship that will probably tick off the president.
David Gilbert
2.5.20
coronavirus

China Is Now Admitting ‘Shortcomings’ in Its Response to Coronavirus

The admission came on the deadliest day of the virus so far, when 65 new deaths were confirmed.
David Gilbert
2.4.20
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