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How Shutting Down The Economy Much Longer Could Kill Tens Of Thousands Of Americans

It is vitally important, literally life and death, that the proper costs and benefits are weighed with the decision on how much and how long…

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Pandemic Historian: Coronavirus ‘a Disease of Globalization’

The Chinese coronavirus “is emphatically a disease of globalization,” a pandemic historian at Yale University says.

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As Coronavirus Hits Hospitals, The Ugly Specter Of Euthanasia Raises Its Head

MSN News recently reported that U.S. hospitals are discussing ‘do not resuscitate’ orders for coronavirus patients, ‘regardless of the wishes of the patient or their…

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‘We Are Entering a War Economy’ – Italy Shuts Down Non-Essential Factories

Soave, Italy (AP) – Italy has become the first western developed nation to idle most of its industry to halt the spread of the coronavirus,…

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There Is No Way Of Getting Out Of The Coronavirus Crisis Without Pain

Keeping the economy humming along like normal was never an option. Even without government intervention, much of our society would eventually shut down on its…

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Coronavirus May Kill, But So Does Economic Disruption

The stimulus approach fails to address the fundamental causes of the economic downturn, while it balloons the deficit to no good end.

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Dear Congress: I’m A Small Business Owner. Here’s What My Business Needs To Survive

People would rather keep their jobs than be unemployed and receive a monthly check that doesn’t cover their bills.

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In Wake Of Wuhan Virus, California Needs To Suspend Its Ban On Gig Work

The economy is already under pressure. No laws should prevent freelancers from using their labor as best they can to see themselves through this pandemic.

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Will The Costs Of A Great Depression Outweigh The Risks Of Coronavirus?

Federal and state governments are making a massive gamble about a little-understood new virus. They are betting our future on the most extreme worst-case scenario…

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Alan Tonelson: Republicans Face Political ‘Extinction’ if They Refuse to Help Americans Hurt by Coronavirus

The GOP faces a political “extinction event” if they block economic relief to those financially hit by the coronavirus, warned Alan Tonelson.

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