New data shows the Great Recession hurt older, poorer Blacks and Hispanics the most. The pandemic downturn is likely to be even worse for them.
Aug. 24, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus pandemic seniors older-adults living-longer-2020 2007-08-financial-crisis social-security economic-recession
The Fed's independence helped it save the US economy in 2008 – the CDC needs the same authority today
The Trump administration has revised CDC health guidelines and undermined its own experts, making it harder for science to prevail over politics in US's coronavirus strategy.
July 15, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: coronavirus donald-trump-administration coronavirus-response us-federal-reserve experts 2007-08-financial-crisis us-centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention political-interference
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