Covid-19 Pandemic

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Small Business in America| What’s happening on Main Street?

What’s happening on Main Street, USA? Small Business has always been, is, and always will be, the backbone of America. In the May 2020 issue of the Connector, Barbara Lloyd McMichael zeroes in on the local effects of a global pandemic by examining Kent, WA as a case study. Kent’s current efforts to grapple with the Covid-19 meltdown is a microcosm of what is happening in communities across America.

The Pandemic Magnifies Democracy’s Fissures

This will be the fourth month in a row that I have written about the coronavirus pandemic, and this month I will try to amplify some of the painful consequences of this crisis. We understand all too well that the virus is highly contagious, that there is no way to pre-identify someone who can transmit the virus, and that it is not simply a terrible infection in the lungs alone. We understand that the administration was late to take the potential impact seriously enough to begin assembling testing supplies, ventilators and the corresponding drugs used with ventilators, personal protective equipment (PPE) for medical personnel and first responders, or working to map the virus so as to accelerate the discovery of a vaccine. 

The Next Pandemic

The Next Pandemic Could be Far Worse! But let’s also imagine a world that is far better prepared!

How you can make the most of your time right now

As the COVID-19 pandemic shows no signs of slowing down in the immediate future, much of the active workforce continues to work from home. While this may be easier for some industries than others, the idea of working remotely can often seem appealing at first. Now that some time has passed, the novelty may have started to wear off a little bit.

Why Authoritarian Leaders Rejected the Danger of a COVID-19 Pandemic...

Authoritarian Leaders Rejected the Danger of a COVID-19 Pandemic Because It Challenged Their Image.They responded in two ways, first ignoring it and then blaming others.