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"Open the schools, or else." That's apparently the mandate from the Trump administration. And, look, maybe going back to school is the best thing, but we're looking for more planning, less politicization. Let's talk about it, today on #MakeMeSmart daily:
Social distancing guidelines and nervous customers are pushing businesses to change how they operate. And some of the changes may be permanent. Today, we'll take a look at how the pandemic is creating a “low-touch” economy:
How meaningful are CEO pay cuts? Since the COVID-19 crisis began, some executives have forgone their salaries. But that doesn't always mean they got paid that much less:
Economists are keeping a keen eye on the airline industry. @united is likely the first in a string of airlines warning employees things could get worse before they get better:
Millions of Americans who are out of work don’t receive unemployment benefits. That’s by design. This week's #ThisIsUncomfortable features an episode from the #UncertainHour , one that's all about the history of the unemployment system:
Every time Trump and Elaine Chao talked about infrastructure, Chao's stock in Vulcan Materials jumped in value.