Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic might seem far off, but be we have to start thinking about it now. The pandemic has upended every facet of life for people around the world and in the US. The US government passed a $2.2 trillion CARES Act to help individuals and businesses weather the immediate impacts of the coronavirus. The Federal Reserve has slashed the federal funds target interest rate and pumped more than $4.5 trillion into the economy through various measures to ensure liquidity, price stability, and all out economic collapse. To say all of this is extraordinary is an understatement.
With everything going on in the world today, remaining positive about the future is extremely difficult. Cynicism is far easier, especially when all we tend to see in the news is negative. Climate change, political upheaval, conspiracy theories, willful ignorance, war, the threat of nuclear annihilation, and more threaten our very existence. The vision for … Read more