It’s hard to think big enough or fast enough when it comes to responses to the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
The grassroots response is moving quickly to bridge gaps as Congress haggles over a relief package that could take weeks to reach families and businesses.
You know the ground has shifted when nationalization of the oil industry is considered “a moderate proposal” as The New Republic put it.
A green stimulus proposal would create "millions of family-sustaining green jobs, lifts standards of living, accelerates a just transition off fossil fuels, ensures a controlling stake for the public in all private sector bailout plans, and helps make our society and economy stronger and more resilient."
Without fast and targeted action, we could face a “Main Street bloodbath that...will very soon decimate local economies across the country for a long time,” warn New Localism Advisors’ Bruce Katz, Blueprint Local’s Ross Baird and The Governance Project’s Colin Higgins.
If companies were ill-prepared for Corona, just wait for climate change.
As markets tumble into bear territory, investors want to know: How are sustainable funds weathering the coronavirus correction?