BERNSTEIN | Election Day Does Not Affect the Need to Fight for Change

With outstanding early and absentee ballots yet to be counted, it seems like the presidential election will take a long time — maybe days — before conclusive results are announced. Both candidates gave speeches of confidence late in the night, but victory couldn’t be formally declared. The night was tense and many fear for their futures, the futures of their loved ones and the future of the nation. Knowing this, we must not let the battle for progressive change end, regardless of the election’s outcome. Racial injustice, climate change and COVID-19 have not gone away; they never will without pressure from the people.

An Emergency Department Doctor’s Tips for Protesting During a Pandemic

To ensure everyone is as safe as possible at protests, individuals can take multiple measures to protect themselves and other protesters. The key to safely demonstrating is wearing appropriate clothing and protective equipment, and removing oneself from dangerous circumstances when necessary, according to Prof. Radhika Sundararajan, emergency medicine.