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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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Why Congress Should Give People Emergency Loans Instead Of Handouts

Instead of bailouts, Congress should create new safety net programs that largely recover the cash relief from the same households and businesses that receive taxpayer…

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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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Mark Cuban Shows The Business World How To Lead Through Coronavirus Panic

In addition to having a big heart, Mark Cuban is also a savvy businessman. He knows that good-faith actions now will likely pay off later.

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Why The Wuhan Flu Economic Crash Is Likely To Be Short-Lived

Economic demand will largely be deferred, not eliminated. There may be a brief downturn in the economy, but look for a burst of spending once…

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10 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Working From Home

Working from home can be fun, productive, and exciting. But it is up to you to make the most of it.

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How To Live Alone And Work Alone Without Losing Your Grip On Reality

Living alone and working alone are rare privileges. Combined, they are difficult. Combined in a studio apartment? Even worse….

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Don’t Let Coronavirus Stampede Just Bail Out A Messed-Up Medicaid Program

Judging from her initial bid in the ‘stimulus’ wars, Nancy Pelosi has taken Rahm Emanuel’s advice never to let a serious crisis go to waste.

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