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Americans stranded abroad try to escape border closures, overwhelmed health care systems

Americans stranded abroad try to escape border closures, overwhelmed health care systems

JUDY WOODRUFF: The U.S. State Department says that it has brought back 15,000 Americans who were stranded in more than 30 countries. But some 30,000 Americans are still stuck abroad. And, as Nick Schifrin reports, they are worried about local border closures and health care systems becoming overwhelmed. NICK SCHIFRIN: When 28-year-old Samantha Behlog landed in Honduras earlier this month, she didn’t need to social distance from the children she was trying to help. She and her volunteer team brought…

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How The U.S. Fell Dangerously Behind In Coronavirus Testing

How The U.S. Fell Dangerously Behind In Coronavirus Testing

the global coronavirus pandemic has stopped the world in its tracks daily life has screeched to a halt and people in entire countries and in some US states have been ordered to stay inside their homes the outbreak that was first reported in central China in December 2019 has now traveled around the world infecting and killing people throughout Asia the Middle East Europe and eventually landing on American shores the first u.s. case was confirmed in late January 2020…

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America’s Pension Crisis – What Can You Do?

America’s Pension Crisis – What Can You Do?

As most of you know since October 3rd till now, the stock market has been on a tremendous downturn and there’s certain warning signs that we’re seeing. So today we’re going to give you a glimpse of some of the news and headlines that you should pay attention to so you understand what’s happening, and how to protect your money going forward. CNBC News: “Paul Tudor Jones sees more volatility, says the stocks could drop as much as 15% before…

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The U.S. now has the most confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world

The U.S. now has the most confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world

JUDY WOODRUFF: Coronavirus infections have passed the half-million mark worldwide tonight, with 23,000 deaths. And the United States now has more than 82,000 cases, more than any other country, including 1,100 deaths. Meanwhile, a huge economic rescue bill is nearing final approval in Congress amid a tidal wave of unemployment claims from people thrown out of work. Amna Nawaz begins our coverage. AMNA NAWAZ: In one of the first major measures of the pandemic’s economic impact, a staggering figure; 3.3…

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Stories from Americans who have lost their income amid the pandemic

Stories from Americans who have lost their income amid the pandemic

JUDY WOODRUFF: The huge rise in unemployment claims we learned about today, nearly 3.3 million filed over the past week, dwarfs all historical records in the United States. Many economists say that that number doesn’t fully capture the true number of people who have been laid off or furloughed, or are out of work because they are losing their business. We asked people today to share some of their stories and the real struggles they are facing right now. Here’s…

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Ian Bremmer: Global Coronavirus Crisis: Economic Impacts, Risks & Government Response | GZERO Media

Ian Bremmer: Global Coronavirus Crisis: Economic Impacts, Risks & Government Response | GZERO Media

Hi, everybody. Ian Bremmer here and we are into, well into week whatever you want to call it, of the coronavirus crisis. A few thoughts, first of all, as I look around the world, such a radical difference with where you have strong unified response and where you do not. I mean, for example, in Japan, where you didn’t have much in terms of official regulation closing down restaurants or workplaces or the rest. But what they did do, everyone…

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Trump Wants to Reopen America as Coronavirus Pandemic Accelerates: A Closer Look

Trump Wants to Reopen America as Coronavirus Pandemic Accelerates: A Closer Look

-Hello, everyone, and welcome once again to “Late Night on Lockdown.” My staff and I are still at home social distancing and doing our part to slow the spread, which everyone should be doing. On Monday, we did our “Closer Look” from a hallway. But I was asked to move because hallways are, by design, thoroughfares. So I might be in a different location, but the story is very much the same — the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak and the…

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COVID 19 Economics – How America And It’s Politicians Have Dropped The Ball And The Economic Affects

COVID 19 Economics – How America And It’s Politicians Have Dropped The Ball And The Economic Affects

to him right now could you do that because you know what I’d like to do I’d like to him to go back to the State Department or as they call it the deep State Department you don’t mind I’d like to have him go back and do this job so does anybody have any question there are two people in our country of America that love a good crisis as quoted by one of these two people a politician…

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Dr. Anthony Fauci on what Americans can do to limit pandemic’s harm

Dr. Anthony Fauci on what Americans can do to limit pandemic’s harm

JUDY WOODRUFF: This has been a week when more cities and states have started far more comprehensive shutdowns, in a desperate bid to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in this country. I spoke yesterday with Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, and one of the nation’s top public health officials. About that — I spoke to him about that and about how the country is faring when it comes to slowing the pandemic…

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The market will keep growing forever! …right?

The market will keep growing forever! …right?

….and that is why the free market is the best possible system there can be. It has lifted millions of people out of poverty and created unimaginable wealth for everyone. And in the future, we will all get to enjoy these new things, which for now only get enjoyed by the rich because the market will grow ever further which will make everything cheaper! Yes every now and then there is a crisis but that’s just a natural cleaning process….

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