Time will tell if this – alongside the $2 trillion in fiscal stimulus Congress is injecting – will be enough.
Congress must leave the steel and aluminum tariffs in place and redouble efforts to find new uses for American products.
They can learn from the New Deal and bring governmental support directly to the most fragile communities and families.
The price of not stopping the coronavirus, it turns out, is too great for any nation to pay; that’s the lesson the real world is teaching us, and one we have to heed.
The shortcomings of U.S. economic policy, the healthcare system, and workers’ rights are being magnified by the current crisis.
Under the current, broken system, the rich feather their own nests at everyone else’s expense.
Many Americans probably have never heard of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board. But they’re safer because of it.