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Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, America’s economy had been rapidly transforming. The United States, which once relied on manufacturing might, now engineers more than in constructs. It buys…


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After an initial flurry of spending packages, legislative action went dormant.

The embers of an anxious time turned ablaze with the murder of George Floyd in May. The…


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In January 2020, the novel coronavirus blipped on America’s radar. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued its first health advisory and within weeks would start screening airports.


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The Downturn

Economies expand and recede, boom and bust, climb and crater. This is no secret. In the midst of the greatest economic collapse in modern American history…


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The Great Recession, which began in December 2007 and ended in June 2009, was one of the most devastating economic collapses in American history. At its peak, the…


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Within a two year period, the United States claimed a decisive victory in World War I and put a ravaging Spanish flu pandemic in the rearview mirror. The…


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An in-depth look at the COVID-19 economic crisis and how the United States will climb out.

Why I Created This Series

The COVID-19 pandemic marks its one-year anniversary in America. There has been remarkable change in a relatively…


November 2, 2020 — Election Eve

A thick fog coats my glasses. My breath battles to unfurl upwards. This is 2020.

I begin my early morning jog in a city gone quiet. I run down Vermont Avenue, then take a winding right on Rhode Island, and streak down 16th. It only takes three turns and a couple stop light breaks to reach the White House. By the time it’s in sight, I’m a little gassed and in a bit…


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I believe the public sector can use the levers of government to occasionally steer the private sector in a needed direction. In this case, allow the private sector to do what it does best: innovate. The government can offer bench marked tax deductions to certain technologies that can be interwoven into the healthcare system.

Double Down on Telehealth

First, as has been heavily utilized during the pandemic, telehealth will be an essential part of the future. To a large extent, telehealth can be the avenue to help…


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I believe that incentivizing and repositioning young healthcare professionals, like primary physicians, can make an immediate impact on racial health inequities. It can greatly aid minority, working class, and rural communities that need access…

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