Economics/Class Relations

1 million US COVID cases, study finds virus lingers in air, GDP falls 4.8%

It’s interesting that the USA has 5% of the world’s population and 30% of the COVID-19 cases. The data is probably skewed by China and some other nations downplaying their own infection rates but still…

It’s now 1918 and 1929 rolled into one. But at least the government and ruling class are increasingly being exposed for what they are (as if we needed any more evidence).

Krystal and Saagar give an update on coronavirus case numbers in the US that have surpassed 1 million cases after an additional 24,947 yesterday. Reports show the virus could be carried over longer distances through air pollution particles that harbor Covid-19 microbes. GDP fell 4.8% in the first quarter, marking the first negative GDP reading since the 1.1% decline in the first quarter of 2014 and the lowest level since the 8.4% plunge in Q4 of 2008 during the worst of the financial crisis.

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