Originally published in Mutual Interest Media.
Given the danger to drivers collecting payment in an era of COVID 19 lockdowns, many municipal transportation authorities have suspended fares in order to minimize interaction between passengers and drivers while recognizing the … Read the rest
Deeply-rooted racial inequalities have once again burst onto center stage of the American consciousness. Like the capture of fugitive slaves in the 19th century, the murder of George Floyd, and many others in recent months, has brought back into … Read the rest
It is always a fraught exercise to try to anticipate the overall impact of an event before that event has even concluded, and so it is with COVID 19. However, this has not stopped plenty of people from trying. A … Read the rest
The global extent of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to much hand-wringing about the future of globalization. Disputes over trade in critical goods have led to predictions of a future autarky. In response to a dispute over face masks, … Read the rest
The COVID-19 pandemic and the containment measures taken to control it likely will be together the seminal economic events of a generation, surpassing the financial crisis of 2008 and rivaling stagflation in importance. Indeed, unlike 2008 and like stagflation, this … Read the rest