CoronaNomics

‘Covid 19: Why is America First?’ | Robert Reich

July 9, 2020

The United States of America is the most prosperous, the most powerful, country in the world. But it’s also the nation that has suffered the highest number of deaths from this coronavirus pandemic. The US job market also seems to be suffering more than any other. So why is it that America seems unable to marshal its enormous wealth and resources to deal with Covid-19 as effectively as other parts of the world?

Ben Chu (The Independent) and Lizzy Burden (The Telegraph) speak to speak to Robert Reich (US Secretary of Labor, 1993-1997).

 

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