Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 10

Among hospitals, nursing homes, other health care services, and the public in general, there is a terrible lack of medical masks. There is a litany of reasons for this shortage, but rather than looking for who to blame, let’s look at how we can help. Continue reading Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 10

Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 9

It’s a sad truth, but there are likely tens of thousands of students, maybe even hundreds of thousands who rely on the breakfasts and lunches they receive from their public schools every day. While the COVID-19 pandemic has the overwhelming majority of public schools shut down at least through late April, that needs does not disappear. Continue reading Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 9

A Post-COVID-19 America

It is impossible to predict when exactly American life will return to normal, if ever at all. The virus has exposed serious weaknesses in our government’s ability to respond to such a disaster and Americans have been forced to re-evaluate their values and priorities. Eventually travel and business restrictions will be lifted, however, it seems obvious that both the free market and legislators must seriously consider how to prevent and prepare for the next viral outbreak or general disaster. Where capital is invested in the future will be a hot topic of conversation once the smoke clears. How employers operate and consumers purchase will also change. Continue reading A Post-COVID-19 America

Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 6

We all need some good news right now. Every single one of us. Even for the most privileged among us – those who still have jobs, have remained healthy, have plenty of food, etc. – these are stressful times. The constant barrage of updates on the COVID-19 pandemic has absolutely swelled and overwhelmed every other story in the world. Even the presidential election has been lowered to a distant second-place in the media. Continue reading Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 6

Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 3

It’s no secret that the food industry is struggling right now. In many cities and states there are requirements that forbid dine-in eating. This has been causing a lot of issues with restaurants not able to get the customers they need to keep their doors open, which has led to the layoff (some temporary, some not) of too many wait staff and cooks to count. What’s not being talked about are the musicians that are also adversely affected by the shutdowns. Continue reading Getting Through COVID-19, Together | pt. 3