Category Archives: Economics

Companies Announce Tens of Thousands of Layoffs

InfoWars – Government lockdowns causing long-term economic damage Tens of thousands of people will get pink slips in the coming weeks as the long-term economic damage caused by government lockdowns in response to the coronavirus pandemic begin to ripple through … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Controversial, Coronavirus, Economics

Why recession is a setback for women in the workforce

The Week – Women have been bearing the brunt of the pandemic’s economic impact, said Shelly Banjo at Bloomberg Businessweek. Forget the smiling photos on social media of “moms baking bread and crafting with their kids between Zoom meetings.” The reality … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Employment, Gender, Women

Federal Reserve Chairman shook Washington, Wall Street and the world this past week when he warned the pandemic crisis threatens “lasting damage” to American prosperity.

Scott Pelley of 60 Minutes – The head of the U.S. central banking system tells Scott Pelley how high he thinks unemployment will go, what tools the Fed still has to breathe life into the economy and what outcomes he’s … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Economics, Federal Reserve, Television, Thought-Provoking Analysis

‘Don’t know how this is going to look.’ Trump team grapples with an upended campaign

Francesca Chambers and Michael Wilner of McClatchy – President Donald Trump’s campaign is adapting its messaging and fundraising tools for the era of social distancing. But adjusting the core argument of his reelection bid – that the economy is stronger … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Donald Trump, Economics, Elections, Fundraising, leadership, Money in politics, Politcal Consulting, Politics, Republicans

What Should The Government Spend To Save A Life? Economists have done the math.

Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux in FiveThirtyEight – The staggering economic toll of the new coronavirus is becoming abundantly, unavoidably clear. As economic forecasts grow darker, talk of tradeoffs is getting louder: Is protecting Americans from COVID-19 really worth all this disruption and economic … Continue reading

Posted in civilization, Controversial, Coronavirus, Economics, FiveThirtyEight, government, Healthcare, Media, polls, Science, Technology, Thought-Provoking Analysis