G-T0EQG81BZP Episode 51: How Is the Free Market Doing In Responding To the Global Pandemic?
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Episode 51: How Is the Free Market Doing In Responding To the Global Pandemic?

April 6, 2020

In a freewheeling conversation, Chris and Doug cover the role of the free market, U.S. government agencies, and public/private partnerships in dealing with both COVID-19 and disasters in general. This show is about exploring how we can do better. 

0.45 The case for regulated capitalism

6.30 The coalition for epidemic preparedness 

9:45 The lack of U.S. federal government leadership

14.10 Some positives in the private sector response

17.45 The $2 trillion stimulus bill

24.30 Drug development to solve for COVID-19

25.00 What should be the role of government in dealing with disasters? 

29.45 The Onion weighs in 

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