Latest from Kate Woodsome

What experts say about who has the world's best health-care system | Opinion

The U.S. health-care system is broken, but do other countries have it better? Seven leading health economists and public policy experts weigh in.
  • Jun 17, 2021

'I'm still trying to understand': Family speaks out after 15-year-old's suicide

By sharing her brother’s story, Hannah Zang hopes to normalize seeking help for mental health problems, which for many has been exacerbated by the pandemic.
  • Mar 30, 2021

Crime doesn't have to shape low-income neighborhoods. Fixing blight will help.

Treating gun violence victims in Philadelphia, emergency physician Eugenia C. South says more investments are needed in communities to de-escalate conflicts.
  • Mar 11, 2021

Police are facing a crisis of legitimacy. This is what is needed to resolve it.

Police may have power but without transparency and accountability, they will fail the public they serve, says national law enforcement expert Cedric Alexander.
  • Mar 11, 2021

Mental illness is not a crime. Police should not respond like it is.

In Atlanta, people are often jailed for mental health, poverty and substance abuse issues. The Policing Alternatives and Diversion Initiative is changing that.
  • Mar 11, 2021

Police do not stop cycles of violence. Communities do.

Aqeela Sherrills, who negotiated a truce between the Crips and the Bloods in Los Angeles, says police are not the solution to stop cycles of violence.
  • Mar 11, 2021

How the Capitol attack unfolded, from inside Trump's rally to the riot | Opinion

Early on Jan. 6, The Post's Kate Woodsome saw signs of violence hours before thousands of former president Donald Trump loyalists besieged the Capitol.
  • Jan 12, 2021
  • Opinion

This is what it looks like when the mob turns on you

The Trump mob looks like America because it is America.
  • Jan 11, 2021

Want to understand the Capitol attack? Learn about political sectarianism. | Opinion

The U.S. is more politically polarized than ever. The Post’s Kate Woodsome asks experts what drives political sectarianism — and what we can do about it.
  • Dec 24, 2020

Lo único predecible sobre los simpatizantes de Trump es su devoción por el presidente

No solo eran hombres blancos quienes llevaban las pancartas de Trump. Inmigrantes coreanos y vietnamitas, parejas homosexuales, y mujeres negras, blancas y latinas, marcharon para exigir que Biden fuera enviado a prisión y que las elecciones le fueran otorgadas a Trump.
  • Nov 23, 2020