There have been nearly 5,000 reported cases of workers with Covid-19 at 115 meat processing plants nationwide. The meat supply chain is breaking down, but that’s only part of the story. By Adam Clark Estes@[email protected] May 8, 2020, 7:20am EDT If you go to Wendy’s… Read More »America’s meat shortage is more serious than your missing hamburgers
How the pandemic will alter our urban centers, now and maybe forever Steve LeVine May 4 History has unfolded in waves of profound depths followed by the relief of buoyant times, only for the depths to return with unsentimental speed. The French Revolution and the… Read More »The Harsh Future of American Cities
Our Executive Director Jodie Faass addresses the inequity of the impact of COVID-19 on our communities – both physically and financially – and how together, we can implement policies that benefit us ALL.
By Luke Funk Published 1 day ago Coronavirus FOX 5 NYimage: Edwin Hooper on Unsplash NEW YORK – A growing scene for those who venture out into the streets of Manhattan these days is boarded up storefronts. From luxury retailers to small bars, establishments that have no idea when they are… Read More »Store owners boarding up buildings across Manhattan
by Fred Foldvary and Nicolaus Tideman Governments owe compensation for the losses that individuals and companies incur from the temporary shutdowns that they, these governments, have imposed in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The compensation they owe must be on-going compensation rather than the one-time… Read More »Compensating for Lost Revenue During COVID 19
March 31, 20208:00 AM ET Heard on All Things Considered Laura Sullivan For decades, Americans have been sorting their trash believing that most plastic could be recycled. But the truth is, the vast majority of all plastic produced can’t be or won’t be recycled. In… Read More »Plastic Wars: Industry Spent Millions Selling Recycling — To Sell More Plastic
Coronavirus is a global economic catastrophe. By Ezra Klein@ezraklein Mar 23, 2020, 9:20am EDT As the COVID-19 pandemic worsens, it’s hard to decide which are scarier: the conversations I’m having with epidemiologists or the conversations I’m having with economists. “This is an economic… Read More »How the Covid-19 recession could become a depression