Speaking of unemployment, 22 million Americans have filed unemployment claims over the past four weeks. That’s almost 15% of those who were working prior to the virus. Countless more are working fewer hours and/or making less per hour. And this does not count business owners who currently have no revenue (but who are not eligible for unemployment), nor investors who are losing their investments.
This is a depression. Keith Weiner. Kitco.com
recreation prohibited, schools closed, churches
closed.When is this going to end and why is there no
answer to this fundamental question?And why isn’t the news media paying attention
to the human toll of the shutdown?