April 29, 2020

COVID-19: Need-to-Know News from
the USA

USA TODAY/Suffolk Poll: Support for Big Government rises to record levels amid coronavirus crisis
Why Share It: A new poll conducted by Suffolk University and sponsored by USA Today shows American attitudes toward a large, active federal government are shifting as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. A majority of respondents (52 percent) disapprove of the job President Trump is doing in handling the crisis.

Axios-Ipsos Coronavirus Index, Week 7: Americans fear economic collapse
Why Share It: The latest installment of the Axios-Ipsos Coronavirus Index shows that nearly nine in 10 Americans now worry about the U.S. economy collapsing — and it’s a view that transcends party lines. What doesn’t transcend party lines is how Americans feel about reopening the economy, with a “massive gulf” between how Democrats and Republicans view the threat of communities reopening too soon.
Pandemic flattens the sharing economy
Why Share It: Axios explains how the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted America’s previously fast-growing gig economy.

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